Now more than ever, highlighting quality outcomes is essential to demonstrate functional improvement of patients. Rehab providers must be able to report quality outcomes as the healthcare environment moves toward a value-based purchasing system that seeks reimbursement linked to performance.

Importance of Clinical Outcomes

RehabCare’s white paper for skilled nursing facilities, The Importance of Clinical Outcomes in Rehab Programs: Today and in the Age of Healthcare Reform, is available for free download for industry leaders who wish to optimize their business and focus on improving and discussing their outcomes.

Key takeaways include:

• Why measuring clinical outcomes is important
• The elements of outcomes measurement
• What to look for in a rehab provider
• Effective documentation and communication of patient outcomes