Encompass Health appointed Barbara Jacobsmeyer as CEO of its home health and hospice segment, the company announced Monday.
She succeeds April Anthony, whose last day was June 18.
Jacobsmeyer previously served as president of inpatient hospitals for Encompass Health, a role that the company President and CEO Mark Tarr will fill until further notice, the company said. Jacobsmeyer will still report to Tarr.
“It’s an honor to be named CEO of home health and hospice. I look forward to building on our strong foundation developed by April and her broad and deep team. We will continue to provide high-quality, cost-effective home health care and hospice services to our patients,” Jacobsmeyer said in a statement.
Jacobsmeyer was named to her most recent role in December 2016. She first joined Encompass Health, which was known then as HealthSouth, in 2007, serving as president of the central region from 2012-2016 and as