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Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson Recognized as One of the Top 10 Percent of Inpatient Rehabilitations Facilities in the United States
Published on Tue, Mar 1, 2016 (3:24 p.m.)Henderson, Nevada, 3/1/2016 – Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson is pleased to announce that it ranked in the top 10 percent of 782 inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) that qualified to be ranked in the IRF database of Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR) in 2015.
“Healthsouth Henderson’s Leadership truly appreciates the work and commitment of all staff in establishing an outstanding team and clinical program. Our Clinical results and outcomes for our Acute Rehabilitation Hospital are stellar. We are extremely proud to announce that Healthsouth Henderson has been recognized as a Center of Excellence for Rehab Services by UDSMR. The Community has a choice and they have a choice to access specialized, state-of-the-art rehabilitation services that our hospital has to offer”. Sam Billig, CEO.
The rankings were determined by using UDSMR’s program evaluation model (PEM), a case mix-adjusted and severity-adjusted tool that provides facilities with a composite performance score and percentile ranking drawn from nearly three-quarters of all IRFs in the country. UDSMR’s PEM Report Card uses the indicators of efficiency and effectiveness contained in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ reporting tool for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System (IRF PPS). The goal of the PEM Report Card is to recognize high-performing facilities for their delivery of quality patient care that is effective, efficient, timely, and patient-centered.
“To recognize the efficient and effective care it provides to its patients, we are pleased to present this award to Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson,” said Troy Hillman, Manager of the Analytical Services Group at UDSMR. “As the creator and caretaker of the nation’s largest database of rehabilitation outcomes, and with over 20 years of experience and data, UDSMR continues working with the industry to establish best practices. Development of the PEM Report Card has served as a tool to identify and recognize high-performing facilities, to work with them to learn how they provide efficient and effective care, and to share what we learn with others to elevate the performance of all. We look forward to working with Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson and the other top performing facilities across the country that rank in the top 10 percent to improve care in all inpatient rehabilitation facilities.”
This is the tenth year that UDSMR has issued these awards. The PEM Report Card was developed as part of a proactive solution to the Institute of Medicine’s 2006 recommendation to Congress that every Medicare provider be reimbursed on a pay-for-performance basis. The data used for this report was based on 12 months of 2015 data, drawn from both Medicare and non-Medicare patients. The results were weighted and combined into a single composite score, and each facility was assigned a percentile rank from 0 to 100 relative to the other qualifying IRF subscribers in UDSMR’s database. The resulting distribution of the facility PEM scores for UDSMR’s IRF subscribers exhibited a normal distribution.
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson is a 90-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson offers 66 semi-private and 24 private rooms complete with televisions, telephones and wireless internet capabilities. In addition to caring for general rehabilitation diagnoses, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson has specialized inpatient programs for conditions of stroke, brain injury, orthopedic, cardio/pulmonary, amputations, spinal cord and neurological disorders. Other services offered include on-site dialysis treatment, respiratory care, Modified Barium Swallow and wound care. Committed to a higher level of care, our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission in addition to Joint Commission accreditation. This Gold Seal of Approval® is a direct reflection of our commitment to provide comprehensive treatment programs to help patients reach maximum outcomes. - See more at: This 69,176-square-foot Joint-Commission Accredited Hospital located at 10301 Jeffreys Street, Henderson, NV 89052, serves patients throughout southern Nevada and Arizona. Our therapy gym is 7,404 square feet and is equipped with the latest technology.
- See more at: http://www.hendersonrehabhospital.com
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 1988, 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.