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Decatur Memorial Hospital Again Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF Accredited SealAug. 8, 2018…Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital’s outpatient medical rehabilitation program has again attained the highest level of accreditation available by the International Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

CARF’s three-year accreditation includes a rigorous on-site peer review process for treatment of single discipline adults, single discipline children/adolescents, multi-discipline adults, and multi-discipline children/adolescents.

 

These DMH outpatient rehabilitation facilities were surveyed and accredited:

  • DMH Rehabilitation Center
  • Forsyth Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy
  • East Gate Physical Therapy
  • Sullivan Medical Center

 

“By pursuing and achieving accreditation, Decatur Memorial Hospital has demonstrated that we have met international standards for quality, and are committed to pursuing excellence. DMH is devoted to providing quality rehabilitation programs to our patients through the dedication of our experienced staff,” said Timothy D. Stone Jr., President & CEO, Decatur Memorial Hospital.

 

Founded in 1966, CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body that promotes quality, value and optimal outcomes through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served.

 

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 that center on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org.

 

Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH), located in Decatur, Ill., is a 300 bed, not-for-profit, community hospital that has been providing medical care since 1916 for the residents of Central Illinois.  Today, DMH has nearly 2,200 dedicated employees, 300 physicians, and is a designated Level II Trauma Center.  DMH has been recognized six consecutive years as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital from IBM Watson Health.