Use of outcomes information in acute inpatient rehabilitation.

  title={Use of outcomes information in acute inpatient rehabilitation.},
  author={Phillip W. Beatty and Melinda T. Neri and Kianda Bell and Gerben Dejong},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  volume={83 6},
OBJECTIVE To describe the ways in which rehabilitation outcomes information is used in the acute inpatient rehabilitation industry and the industry's views on the topic of public disclosure of rehabilitation outcomes information. DESIGN A mixed-methods approach, featuring data from 39 informational telephone interviews with rehabilitation industry stakeholders followed by a survey of 95 randomly sampled acute inpatient rehabilitation provider organizations. RESULTS Both the informational… CONTINUE READING