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Craig Hospital Ranked Top Ten Rehabilitation Hospital in the United States for 25th Consecutive Year by U.S. News and World Report
Craig Hospital ranks #7 U.S. rehab hospital #3 overall in Colorado, #3 overall in Denver
ENGLEWOOD, CO. - U.S. News and World Report announced today Craig Hospital has been ranked a top ten rehabilitation hospital in the United States for the 25th consecutive year. Craig has ranked in the top ten every year since the rankings began in 1990. Rehabilitation physicians from all over the United States participated in a survey which resulted in the rankings. Craig Hospital was ranked 7th in the U.S. for rehabilitation, 3rd overall in Colorado, and 3rd overall in Denver.
"This is truly a remarkable accomplishment for an independent non-university hospital, that specializes in two diagnose. Craig Hospital is proud to be ranked a top ten rehabilitation hospital for the 25th year," said Mike Fordyce, president and CEO of Craig Hospital. "Craig is a jewel in Colorado and the nation, and is a resource that Coloradoans should cherish and support. I am proud of the thousands of Craig graduates who have made successes in their lives following catastrophic injury. I am also proud to be part of the dedicated and talented staff who help our patients achieve such extraordinary outcomes."
Fordyce also congratulates the other Colorado hospitals that were ranked in the 2014 survey.
Craig Hospital in Denver is a non-profit, free-standing, world-renowned specialty hospital dedicated exclusively to the rehabilitation and research for people who have sustained spinal cord injuries (SCI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). In the past five years Craig has treated patients from every state in the U.S. and several foreign countries. Craig helps patients and families rebuild their lives after catastrophic injury, and achieves unsurpassed patient outcomes in measures of return home, independence, productivity, and life satisfaction. Craig's outcomes also result in high levels of satisfaction, value, and cost savings for patients, families, employers, insurance companies, and society.
Craig Hospital's focused expertise and in-depth programs, extraordinary longevity of physicians and staff, family inclusion, and real world skills training all contribute to the success of its patients. Craig Hospital is pioneering cutting-edge research and advances in adaptive technology.
As a premier leader in the field of rehabilitation and research for more than five decades, Craig is federally-designated as a Model Systems Center for SCI and TBI, and has twice consecutively achieved the highly coveted Magnet® Recognition Award in 2005-2010 and 2010-2015. Craig has been ranked #1 in rehabilitation in the U.S. three of the last four years by the American Nurses Association based on NDNQI® quality measures.
About Craig Hospital
Craig Hospital in Denver, CO, is world-renowned for the specialty rehabilitation and research for patients with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Craig is a 93-bed, private, not-for-profit, free-standing rehabilitation and long-term acute care hospital that provides a comprehensive system of inpatient and outpatient medical care, rehabilitation, neurosurgical rehabilitative care, and long-term follow-up services. Half of Craig's patients come from outside of Colorado. Craig is designated by the National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR) as a Model System Center for both spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Craig is the NIDRR National Statistical TBI database for the other 16 Model System Centers in the U.S. Craig received the prestigious Magnet Recognition® for quality in nursing, in 2005-2010 and 2011-2015 and the Magnet Prize® Award in 2012. Craig Hospital has received the NDNQI® award as the nation's top rehab hospital by the American Nurses, three out of the past four years. In 2013 and 2014, Craig was voted by employees as a "Top Work Place" by the Denver Post, and was ranked in the top 150 places to work in healthcare by Becker's Healthcare in 2014. Craig has been ranked as a Top Ten rehabilitation center by U.S. News and World Report for 25 consecutive years, since the rankings began. www.craighospital.org