For the 11th year in a row, Rehabilitation Hospital of Southern New Mexico has been acknowledged for providing nationally recognized rehabilitative care to its patients. The hospital was ranked in the Top 10% of inpatient rehabilitation facilities nationwide for providing care that is patient-centered, effective, efficient and timely.
“What this means to the community and region is that we’re providing the highest level of rehabilitative care available in the United States,” says Sabrina Martin, CEO of Rehabilitation Hospital of Southern New Mexico. “Patients and their families don’t have to leave the area to receive the latest in clinical protocols – we’re providing it here in our own backyard.”
The hospital was ranked from among 781 inpatient rehabilitation facilities nationwide by the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR). The UDSMR is a non-profit corporation that was developed with support from the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. UDSMR maintains the world’s largest database for medical rehabilitation outcomes.
“This national ranking speaks highly of the commitment and dedication of our employees and medical staff,” Martin says. “Our staff is passionate about helping patients return home at their highest possible levels of function and independence. For anyone who has ever had a family member or friend needing healthcare, that matters. We consider it a privilege to be able to provide this higher standard of care to our community.”
Rehabilitation Hospital of Southern New Mexico provides specialized rehabilitative services to patients who are recovering from disabilities caused by injuries, illnesses, or chronic medical conditions. This includes strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and amputations, along with illnesses such as ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.