The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) recently renewed accreditation for seven physical medicine and rehabilitation programs at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota. The 2016 CARF survey accreditation process involved two days of interviews, presentations, shadowing sessions and more. During the exit conference, CARF surveyors noted many strengths and practices that are integral to the high-quality care provided at Mayo Clinic.
Mayo Clinic rehabilitation programs receiving CARF accreditation included the stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and pediatrics programs. Surveyors noted many organizational strengths at Mayo, including the extensive interdisciplinary collaboration and the strong patient focus.
Mayo staff members received praise for their dedicated leadership team, their impressive level of training, specialty certification and engagement, and their commitment to evidence-based decision-making. Mayo's depth and breadth of continuing education and competency programs, and the spacious and state-of-the-art physical facilities and equipment were also recognized.
Surveyors identified two innovative programs within Mayo's PM&R practice as exemplary:
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