YOKOSUKA, Japan -- Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Robert Jones, left, from Bradenton, trains Seaman Juan Miranda, from Reading, Pa., on how to apply a splint to a simulated compound fracture during a general quarters drill in the hangar bay of the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.
Ronald Reagan and Carrier Air Wing 5 provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan McFarlane/Released)
HealthSouth Rehab earns Gold Seal of Approval
SARASOTA -- HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota has earned certification for disease-specific care for its hip fracture, stroke rehabilitation and spinal cord rehabilitation programs.
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The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval was awarded to the hospital for compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care, said Marcus Braz, CEO of HealthSouth Sarasota in a news release.
To earn these certifications, the spinal cord injury and brain injury rehabilitation programs underwent an extensive, onsite evaluation by The Joint Commission reviewers. The programs were evaluated through an assessment of program processes, ability to evaluate and improve care within its own organization, and interviews with patients and staff.
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota is a 96-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital at 6400 Edgelake Drive in Sarasota.
-- Herald staff reports