HealthSouth Plano Rehabilitation Hospital Receives National Recognition for Exceptional Patient Care


PLANO, Texas– HealthSouth Plano Rehabilitation Hospital has received top recognition from Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR®) for the second year since 2012. The hospital ranked in the top ten percent of qualifying rehabilitation hospitals for 2014 and 2012.

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 ninth year that UDSMR® has issued the awards.

In 2014, HealthSouth Plano is pleased to report that:

  • The average length of patient stay was 12.1 days.
  • 81.7 percent of HealthSouth Plano patients were able to go home at discharge.
  • It holds disease-specific certifications from the Joint Commission for its stroke and hip fracture rehabilitation programs. 

“Our UDSMR® ranking allows us to benchmark our performance against national data and confirms our ability to help our patients achieve excellent outcomes,” said Chief Executive Officer of HealthSouth Plano Jennifer Brewer. “The rehabilitation programs and services at HealthSouth Plano 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 12 months of 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 to the 783 qualifying subscribers in the UDSMR® database.

About UDSMR®
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 HealthSouth Plano Rehabilitation Hospital
HealthSouth Plano Rehabilitation Hospital is an 83-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and home health services. Serving patients throughout North Dallas/Metroplex, the hospital is located at 2800 W. 15th Street and on the Web at

About HealthSouth
HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 33 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at

Source:  HealthSouth Plano Rehabilitation Hospital

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