HealthSouth Corporation until recently was one of the largest providers of ambulatory surgery, rehabilitative health care, and diagnostic imaging services in the United States, with 1,003 facilities and approximately 34,000 employees as at September 30, 2005. The company was founded 1983 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
HLS is the nation's largest provider of inpatient rehabilitation services with inpatient facilities located in 28 states, primarily Texas, Pennsylvania, Florida, Tennessee, and Alabama. HLS also has facilities in Puerto Rico and Australia. The company's inpatient segment operates inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), long-term acute care hospitals (LTCHs), home health, and skilled nursing units.(Read more at Wikinvest )