Quality Outcomes Data

Penn Medicine Rehabilitation is the inpatient rehabilitation unit licensed through the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and managed by Good Shepherd Penn Partners.

At Penn Medicine Rehabilitation, we uphold a high level of quality and outcomes. We are accredited by The Joint Commission, which demonstrates how well we meet high standards for safety and quality. Penn Rehab also holds accreditations from the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for the following programs:

  • Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Program
  • Stroke Rehabilitation Program
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program
  • Amputee Rehabilitation Program
  • Spinal Cord System of Care

CARF is a voluntary additional level of accreditation that Penn Medicine Rehabilitation upholds. This accreditation demonstrates our commitment to continuously improve service quality and to focus on the satisfaction of the persons we serve. Below is information about the clinical outcomes of our inpatient rehabilitation:

  • In 2023, we cared for 1,228 patients (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31).

Outcome Scorecards

Like most other acute-rehab hospitals, individuals who have had a stroke, orthopedic surgery or overall medically complex needs account for the majority of the patients served at Penn Medicine Rehabilitation.

2023 – Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes