Who We Served

During the fiscal year July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital discharged a total of 603 patients on its LTACH unit. The average age of individuals served on LTACH was 67.

Rehab Diagnoses*
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  • *Rehab Diagnoses includes patients with orthopedic injuries, brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke or neurologic conditions

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  • Discharge Destination:

    46.3% of patients served on LTACH discharged to community settings or gained the medical stability and activity tolerance needed for transfer to an inpatient rehabilitation hospital level of care. 23.9% were discharged to acute care, most for planned procedures.

  • Functional Gain:

    On average, LTACH patients made a gain of 13.5 points on the FIM scale* after an average length of stay of 29 days.

  • Ventilator Weaning:

    59% of ventilator patients successfully weaned in an average of 18.2 days. Click here to read more about Pulmonary Program Outcomes.

  • Goals Met:

    On average, patients achieved 79.7% of the goals established at the time of admission to LTACH.

    15.3% of people improved medically enough to transfer to one of Madonna’s specialty rehabilitation units for Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury or Stroke.

    31% improved medically and functionally enough to discharge directly to their homes or to an assisted living facility.

    30% chose to continue their healing at a lower intensity level of care, such as a skilled nursing facility.

  • Satisfaction:

    91.2% rated their experience as "Excellent" or "Good" overall. 90% agreed they would recommend Madonna to family or friends.

  • Maintenance of Gain:

    Of those who responded to a telephone survey completed 3 months after discharge, 97% responded that they had maintained the gains made during their hospitalization.

* FIM is a 7-point tool used by rehabilitation hospitals throughout the nation to assess a patient's function in 18 areas, including self-care, bowel and bladder function, transfers, locomotion, communication and cognition.

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
5401 South St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone: (402) 413-3000
Toll-Free: (800) 676-5448