Our Report Card
The Rehabilitation Center at Atrium Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for inpatient rehabilitation programs – hospital (adult) and stroke specialty programs.
Meeting and Exceeding Standards of Care
These accreditations mean more than just a job well done. They mean we are committed to delivering the highest quality of care possible for patients and to meeting or exceeding national standards for that care.
Stroke Specific Outcomes
- 97 Stroke Rehab Admissions to the Rehabilitation Unit in 2015 comprising 24% of all patients admitted
- Stroke Patients Discharged to the Community 84%; National Average 73%
- Stroke Patients' Average Length of Stay 13 days; National Average 16 days
- Stroke Patients' Average Days Onset 5 days; National Average 10 days
- Stroke Patient' Improvement in Function 2.86; National Average 2.27
The breakdown of patient age (2015) is as follows:
- 16-20 = <1%
- 21-30 = 2%
- 31-44 = 5%
- 45-64 = 24%
- 65-74 = 27%
- 75+ = 42%
Listed below are some of the specific areas in which we exceed national standards for care.
Inpatients Discharged to the Community
Above average numbers of patients treated at The Rehabilitation Center achieve functional levels that allow them to be discharged to their homes after inpatient rehabilitation.
Average Length of Stay
Effective, targeted therapies result in a lower average length of stay for patients at The Rehabilitation Center as compared to the national average.
Average Onset Days
Average onset refers to the time frame between hospital admission and rehabilitation unit admission.
Improvement in Function
Patients at The Rehabilitation Center made greater improvement in a shorter amount of time than at other facilities in the nation. This higher length-of-stay ratio means a more efficient and effective patient stay.
Data compiled from Uniform Data Systems, 2015.
Content Updated: September 1, 2016