Craig Hospital Ranked In Top Ten In Rehabilitation For 24th Consecutive Year By USNWR

Published: July 15, 2013  |  Source: craighospital.org
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Craig-HospitalRanked again #7 in U.S. , #2 in Colorado, #2 in Denver

Englewood, CO. July 15, 2013 – For the 24th consecutive year, and every year since the rankings began in 1990, Craig Hospital has been ranked in the Top Ten of America’s Rehabilitation Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Rehabilitation physicians from around the U.S. ranked Craig 7th again this year in the U.S, #2 in Colorado, and #2 in Denver.

“Our 24 years of continuous ranking in the Top Ten in Rehabilitation is a remarkable accomplishment for an independent non-university hospital that specializes in just two rehab diagnoses, said Mike Fordyce, president and CEO of Craig. “Craig is a jewel in Colorado and the nation, and is a resource that Coloradoans should cherish and support. In the past four years we have treated patients from every state in the U.S. and several foreign countries. I am so proud of the thousands of Craig graduates who have made such successes of their lives following catastrophic injury. I am also proud to be part of such a dedicated and talented staff who help our patients achieve such extraordinary outcomes.” Fordyce also congratulates the other Colorado hospitals that were ranked in the 2013 survey.

Craig Hospital in Denver is a non-profit, free-standing world renowned specialty hospital dedicated exclusively to rehabilitation and research for people who have sustained spinal cord (SCI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Craig helps patients and families to 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’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 our patients. Craig is more than a hospital- it is a special and powerful culture of healing, normalization, and a remarkable integration of medicine, education, recreation, and life.

Craig Hospital 2013 USWR Ranking

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. In 2011 Craig was ranked #1 Non-Profit Health Care Organization by the El Pomar Foundation, and in April, 2012, Craig was ranked #3 Top Work Place by the Denver Post.

Craig is also pioneering cutting-edge research and advances in adaptive technology. Founded in 1907, Craig Hospital is celebrating its 106th anniversary as a hospital this year.