Central Nebraska Rehabilitation Services’ clinics, including Grand Island Physical Therapy, Balance Mobility & Aquatic Therapy Center, Grand Island Physical Therapy Pain and Spine Center, Women’s Health and Healing Center, Kearney Physical Therapy, Children’s Rehab Centers of Grand Island-Kearney-Hastings, Balance Mobility Hastings, Aurora Physical Therapy, and St. Elizabeth Sports & Physical Therapy, have been rated in the top 8% nationally by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The clinics had a score of 92.35 out of 100 for patient outcomes in the CMS Merit Based Incentive Payment System. They also had 22 clinicians who individually scored above the 95th percentile, ranking them in the top 5% nationally.
AHA recognizes St. Francis for quality stroke care
CHI Health St. Francis has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus achievement award.
The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
St. Francis also received the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Award and was named to its Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. To qualify, hospitals must meet quality measures developed to reduce the time between the patient’s arrival at the hospital and treatment with tPA, the only drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat ischemic stroke. In addition they must also meet measures developed with more than 90% of compliance for 12 consecutive months for the Overall Diabetes Cardiovascular Initiative Composite Score.