Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility at Riverview Medical Center Again Receives Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Three-year accreditation granted for medical inpatient and stroke specialty standards for post-acute care

Article ID: 652837

Released: 4-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: Hackensack Meridian Health

  • Jorge Corzo, M.D., medical director of Riverview Rehabilitation Center

Newswise — Red Bank – May 4, 2016 – The Riverview Rehabilitation Center, a state-of-the-art, 30-bed, inpatient physical rehabilitation facility located in Riverview Medical Center has, for the sixth time, been awarded a three-year term of accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for high inpatient standards and post-acute care.

Its superior services have earned the center the elite designation as Monmouth County’s only fully-accredited inpatient rehab facility. Additionally, it is one of only two centers in the state that is CARF-accredited for treating stroke patients.

“Accreditation assures the public that we have made a commitment to continually enhance the quality of our services and programs,” says Jorge Corzo, M.D., medical director of Riverview Rehabilitation Center. “We are proud to be one of the few accredited inpatient facilities in the state and will continue to work tirelessly to maintain the highest standard of care for our patients.”

A three-year accreditation by CARF means that the organization satisfies each of the CARF Accreditation Conditions and demonstrates substantial conformance to the standards. To receive accreditation, an organization must commit to quality improvement, focus on the unique needs of each person the provider serves, and monitor the results of services. This is achieved through an internal examination of its program and business practices, an on-site survey conducted by a team of expert practitioners, and implementation of an action plan for any improvement areas identified by the experts.

Riverview Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Center provides a full array of services at every stage of care, offering a number of amenities. The interdisciplinary team provides comprehensive physical rehabilitation services for persons requiring treatment for arthritis with acute functional change, cerebrovascular accident, pre-prosthetic training, multi-trauma, degenerative neurological disorders/diseases, de-conditioned prosthetic training, neurological trauma, orthopedics, and more. For more information about inpatient rehabilitation services at Riverview Medical Center, please call 732-530-2368.

About Riverview Medical CenterRiverview Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health Family, is a 463-bed not-for-profit community hospital located on the Navesink River in Red Bank, New Jersey. Riverview Medical Center provides health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines including: maternity, diabetes management, and emergency and critical cancer services. Riverview’s Jane H. and John Marshall Booker Cancer Center offers comprehensive cancer services close to home, while Riverview’s Jane H. Booker Women and Children’s Center combines expertise and convenience to address preventative health, diagnosis, treatment, and support for women of all ages. Riverview Rehabilitation Center is Monmouth County’s only fully-accredited inpatient rehabilitation facility, and Riverview is a designated Primary Stroke Center and has also maintained prestigious Magnet designation for Nursing Excellence since 1998. Riverview is the only hospital in the region with the groundbreaking CyberKnife® system, offering new hope for patients with inaccessible or inoperable tumors. For more information about Riverview Medical Center and Meridian Health, please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit www.riverviewmedicalcenter.com.


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