TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands Awarded Three-Year Accreditation for Excellence in Rehabilitation
THE WOODLANDS, TX (December01,
on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
International announced that TIRR
Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands has been accredited for a period of three
years for its inpatient rehabilitation programs-hospital (adult). This is the
first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded
to TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands.
“We are proud of our team at TIRR Memorial Hermann-The
Woodlands and what they have accomplished,” says Jerry Ashworth, Interim CEO,
TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital. “This accreditation confirms the same
world-class, innovative, high quality rehabilitation care you expect from TIRR
Memorial Hermann is also available at TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands.”
recognition represents the highest level of rehabilitation facility
accreditation awarded by CARF. By receiving this recognition, an organization
has demonstrated its conformance to the CARF standards.
An organization receiving a
three-year accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process.
It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its
commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable,
and of the highest quality.
“We’re always striving to provide
the highest quality of care for our patients,” said Josh Urban, senior vice
president and CEO of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. “Obtaining
the CARF accreditation further demonstrates that when patients receive
rehabilitation care here, they’re going to be taken care of by the best trained
rehabilitation professionals who are well prepared to aid them in regaining the
necessary skills to return to their active lives.
TIRR Memorial Hermann-The Woodlands offers
comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to patients with
neurological injury or illness
including stroke, physical weakness from injury or
illness, and medically complex diagnoses to re-engage in full and meaningful lives.
For more information on the
rehabilitation services offered through TIRR Memorial Hermann visit: http://tirr.memorialhermann.org/ or call 1-800-44-REHAB (73422).