HealthSouth Toms River Recognized As One Of The Top 10 Percent Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities In The U.S.
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River has received top recognition from Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR®) for the ninth year. The hospital ranked in the top ten percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2015 as well as 2006- 2013.
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 tenth year that UDSMR® has issued the awards.
In 2015, HealthSouth Toms River is pleased to report that:
- The average length of patient stay was 13.8 days.
- 76.1 percent of HealthSouth Toms River patients were able to go home at discharge.
- It holds disease-specific certifications from the Joint Commission for its stroke, brain injury, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs as well as an Advanced Inpatient Diabetes certification.
“Our staff works hard to achieve great results, and I applaud them for their unwavering commitment to quality patient care,” said Patty Ostaszewski, chief executive officer of HealthSouth Toms River. “Patients have a choice and we welcome them to explore the specialized, state-of-the-art rehabilitation services that our hospital has to offer.”
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 hospital was assigned a percentile rank from zero to 100 relative to the 782 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.
Source: HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River