Ryan Smokovitz Named CEO of HealthSouth Hospitals in Cincinnati Market

12/22/2016

Ryan Smokovitz Ryan Smokovitz, RN, BSN, has been named CEO of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cincinnati and HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cincinnati at Norwood. He was promoted to the position on Dec. 19 after serving as the associate administrator of the hospitals since June 2015.

As CEO, he oversees the day-to-day operations as well as patient quality and care at the physical inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. Prior to joining HealthSouth Cincinnati, he served in various nursing leadership roles in multiple healthcare settings including his most recent role as the regional director of nursing for a provider of skilled nursing care, rehabilitation and respite care.

“Ryan brings many years of healthcare leadership experience to this position, and his clinical knowledge and experience as a nurse are great benefits to providing high quality care to our patients,” said Brad Kennedy, vice president of the central region for HealthSouth. “I’ve had the privilege of working alongside Ryan for quite some time and cannot wait to see what great things he will accomplish as CEO.”

He achieved his bachelor’s degree in nursing from Middle Tennessee State University and is currently pursuing dual master’s degrees in business administration and nursing.

Smokovitz replaces former hospital CEO Brad Kennedy who was recently promoted to a regional vice president position where he will continue to oversee these hospitals among other HealthSouth-affiliated hospitals in the region.

About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cincinnati
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cincinnati is a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout the Tri-State area, the hospital is located directly behind the North Pavilion entrance of Drake Center at 151 West Galbraith Road in Cincinnati and on the web at www.healthsouthcincinnati.com.

About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cincinnati at Norwood
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cincinnati at Norwood is a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Along with HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cincinnati, the hospital serves patients throughout the Tri-State area. The hospital is located at 4953 Section Avenue in Norwood and on the Web at www.healthsouthcincinnati.com.

About HealthSouth
HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 34 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the web at www.healthsouth.com.

Source: HealthSouth

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