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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation programs earn international accreditation

INDIANAPOLIS – Franciscan St. Francis Health-Indianapolis has received three-year accreditation for its adult inpatient rehabilitation and stroke specialty programs by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

This latest accreditation is the second consecutive the first accreditation that CARF has awarded to Franciscan St. Francis for inpatient rehabilitation. This is the first specialty accreditation for the rehabilitation center for its stroke program.

The recognition represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the hospital’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards.

Franciscan St. Francis’ inpatient rehabilitation programs treat patients who have experienced strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, multiple traumas, neurological diseases, orthopedic and cardiac conditions.

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process and continuous improvement services focused on enhancing the lives of the persons served