Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital Receives National Recognition for Exceptional Patient Care
YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital has received top recognition from Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR®) for the third consecutive year. The hospital ranked in the top ten percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2006.
UDSMR® is a non-profit group that evaluates rehabilitation hospitals on their delivery of quality care that is effective, efficient, timely and patient-centered. To determine the rankings, UDSMR® uses a system that measures the efficiency and effectiveness of a hospital’s rehabilitation programs. The system evaluates and tracks a patient’s progress through the rehabilitation process to document gains. This is the eighth year that UDSMR® has issued the awards.
“Our UDSMR® ranking allows us to benchmark our performance against national data and confirms our ability to help our patients achieve excellent outcomes,” said Josh Bowie, chief executive officer of Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital. “The rehabilitation programs and services at Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital help patients reach a higher functional level in a shorter period of time, which helps them to return to normal life more quickly.”
The data used for this report was based on 2014 data, drawn from both Medicare and non-Medicare patients. The results were weighted and combined into a single composite score, and each hospital was assigned a percentile rank from zero to 100 relative nearly 800 qualifying subscribers in the UDSMR® database.
About UDSMR®: Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR®) is a division of UB Foundation Activities Inc., a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Founded in 1987, UDSMR® administers the world’s largest medical rehabilitation database, and its instruments provide the field with a common language and measurement tools for outcomes and functional assessment. CMS has adopted UDSMR®’s FIM™ instrument as the basis for the IRF PPS, and UDSMR® provides exclusive training and support to the agency.
About Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital
Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital, a partnership of HealthSouth Corporation and Yuma Regional Medical Center, is a 41-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout Yuma and Imperial counties, the hospital is located at 901 W. 24th Street and on the Web at www.yumarehabhospital.com.
HealthSouth is the nation’s largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in terms of patients treated and discharged, revenues and number of hospitals. Operating in 28 states across the country and in Puerto Rico, HealthSouth serves patients through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics and home health agencies. HealthSouth’s hospitals provide a higher level of rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, complex orthopedic conditions, and amputations. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at www.healthsouth.com.
Source: Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital