We look to the measurement of patient improvement outcomes to assess rehabilitation outcomes.
How well do people recover with rehabilitation?
Patient improvement measures explained
The Adult Rehabilitation program submits information to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) on a quarterly basis. This information is included in the National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) database.
The rehabilitation program uses data from the NRS database to evaluate our performance on key measures. We compare outcomes for program over time and compare to other specialty rehabilitation programs in Canada. We also use this information in real time to track patient progress and make decisions about the length of rehabilitation hospital stay.
Here are samples of some of our key performance measures: