2017 Outcomes

Number of Patients served, by diagnosis

During the 12-month period from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017, UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital admitted 966 patients, whose average length of stay was 13 days.

Diagnosis Number Percentage
Stroke 235 24.33%
Traumatic Brain Injury 42 4.35%
Nontraumatic Brain Injury 69 7.14%
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 40 4.14%
Nontraumatic Spinal Cord Injury 105 10.87%
Neurological Conditions 45 4.66%
Fracture Lower Extremity (including hip fracture) 67 6.94%
Replacement Lower Extremity 25 2.59%
Other Orthopaedic 46 4.76%
Amputation Lower Extremity 45 4.66%
Cardiac 95 9.83%
Major Multitrauma without Brain/Spinal Injury 30 3.11%
Major Multitrauma with Brain/Spinal Injury 23 2.38%
Guillain-Barre Syndrome 7 0.72%
Burn 5 0.52%
General Rehab/Medical 87 9.01%
Total 966 100%

2017 - Ages of patients served at UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital

Average hours of therapy per day by program

Diagnosis UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital National (unweighted)
Stroke 2.55 2.37
Brain Injury 2.43 2.31
Spinal Cord Injury 2.44 2.26
Orthopaedic 2.46 2.28
Neurological 2.53 2.29
General Rehab/Medical 2.41 2.27

Discharge disposition

Upon completion of their stay at UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017, patients were discharged to the following settings:

2017 Discharge Disposition

Patient goals met by program

Diagnosis Percentage
Brain Injury* 84%
Stroke 94%
General Rehab/Medical 86%
Neurological Conditions 94%
Orthopaedic 92%
Spinal Cord Injury** 86%

* Traumatic Brain Injury: 85%
Non-Traumatic Brain Injury: 83%
** Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: 84%
Non-Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: 91%

Goals achieved and patient satisfaction

  • In the 12-month period from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, 89% of patients met their goals upon their discharge from UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital.
  • Following discharge, 96% of patients surveyed indicated they'd be "likely to recommend" UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital.