Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes

Inpatient Rehabilitation Team
Inpatient Rehabilitation Team

Outcome measures are key barometers of health care performance. They’re the results of care received by our patients. These measures reflect the ability of UT Southwestern Medical Center – or any other health care system – to produce the results that patients and health care providers can expect.

2016 Overall Patient Outcomes and Demographics

Numbers are reported for full calendar years. These numbers are the latest full year of information for UT Southwestern’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes.

  • 778 patients were discharged from Inpatient Rehabilitation Program at Zale Lipshy University Hospital. This includes rehabilitation for Stroke, Amputation, Brain Injury, Burn, Spinal Cord Injury, and Neurological impairments. Outcomes information is available for each of these programs.
  • Therapy services include physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapies. This team help develop and coordinate patients’ treatment plans. Based on this treatment plan, patients are scheduled to receive at least 15 hours of therapy every week.
  • In 2016, 73.9 percent, or more than three out of every four of our patients, returned home or to community-like setting.
  • 94.3 percent of our patients strongly agreed to the “Likelihood of recommending this facility”, and 93.5 percent strongly agreed to the “Overall care at hospital” satisfaction ratings for their inpatient rehab stay.
  • Our patients stayed in rehabilitation for an average of 12.4 days.
  • In 2016, the average age of our patients was 64.2 years old:
    • Age Groups (years old):
      • 0-≤18: 0 percent
      • 18-44: 11.8 percent
      • 45-64: 32.7 percent
      • 65-74: 30.3 percent
      • 75 and older: 25.2 percent
  • Gender Mix: of 778 patients,
    • 50 percent of our inpatient rehabilitation patients were male
    • 50 percent were female.
Q1 2017 UTSW Press-Ganey Mean Scores
Q1 2017 UTSW Press-Ganey Mean Scores

Outcomes for Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs

We invite you to view UT Southwestern’s outcomes performance related to inpatient rehabilitation in the areas of:

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