News at Our Hospital

Padma Adusumilli Announced as Medical Director of HealthSouth Toms River


In her role, Adusumilli will oversee patient care and focus on restoring optimal function to patients with injuries to bones, nerves and muscles. 

HealthSouth Toms River Receives National Recognition for Exceptional Patient Care


HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River has received top recognition from Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR®) for the tenth year. The hospital ranked in the top 10 percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2016, 2015, and 2006-2013.

HealthSouth Toms River to Undergo Multi-Year Construction and Renovation


HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River will undergo multi-year construction and renovation at its current location of 14 Hospital Drive. 

Local Stroke Group Offers Support to Survivors and Caregivers


A stroke can affect an individual in many ways, from paralysis of one side of the body to impaired vision and difficulty swallowing. Beyond physical challenges, many stroke survivors and caregivers also need support and community.

HealthSouth Toms River Receives Exceptional Performance and Clinical Excellence Awards


HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River was recognized with the Exceptional Performance Award and the Outstanding Performance in Clinical Excellence Award during HealthSouth’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet held Sept. 23, in Miami, Florida. 

Award-Winning Author Finds Independence at HealthSouth Toms River


After a fall in January 2016 resulted in a herniated disc and stenosis, George Abraham, Ph.D., needed back surgery to heal his injuries, but became discouraged post-surgery over the inability to walk. 

From Nurse to CEO: Patty Ostaszewski Celebrates 20 Years Leading HealthSouth Toms River


Originally hired as the evening nursing supervisor in 1989, Patty Ostaszewski has proven herself as an admired leader, healthcare and community advocate, and ballroom dancer extraordinaire for a Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore fundraiser.  

HealthSouth Toms River Patient Finds His Voice


For stroke survivor John Norcross, aphasia, an impairment of language affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write, has been the biggest challenge and motivator. 

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Guidelines


The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued its first guidelines on adult stroke rehabilitation calling for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment.

HealthSouth Toms Rivers to Host Event During Brain injury Awareness Month


Community members are invited to visit HealthSouth Toms River on Tuesday, March 29 from 4- 6 p.m. for free wellness screenings including fall risk, memory, balance, driving, blood pressure and hearing. Refreshments will be served and the event is at no cost to attendees. 


The Joint Certification

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.

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Patient Quote

They {HealthSouth} changed my life and it was the best experience of my life.
George Abraham, Ph.D.

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