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Mission and Vision

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute's Mission & Vision Statements

History and Overview

Founded in 1895 by Dr. R. Tunstall Taylor and his brother, Robertson Taylor, the Hospital for Crippled and Deformed Children was originally located at 6 West 20th Street.

Community Health Needs Assessment

According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA"), hospitals must perform a community health needs assessment either fiscal year 2011, 2012, or 2013, adopt an implementation strategy to meet the community health needs identified, and beginning in 2013, perform an assessment at least every three years thereafter.

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University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute (formerly Kernan Hospital), a committed provider of orthopaedic surgery and the largest inpatient rehabilitation hospital and provider of rehabilitation services in the state of Maryland, has been serving the Baltimore community for over 100 years.

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute reigns as Maryland's original orthopaedic hospital with a staff that consists of a support team of orthopaedic physician assistants and dedicated nurses in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit and the Medical/Surgical Unit, guaranteeing the highest quality of care in the acute hospital setting. Exemplifying leadership that transforms lives, University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute brings experience, innovation and fast, positive results to our patients.

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute has been owned by the University of Maryland Medical System since 1986, allowing its patients to access the continuity of care and extensive resources that characterize a university teaching hospital. While maintaining an atmosphere of country peace, it has evolved to offer innovative, interdisciplinary orthopaedic and rehabilitation services for both children and adults.

In 1989, the state of Maryland selected University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute as one of only five centers throughout the state with licensed rehabilitation beds. Then, in 1996, Montebello Rehabilitation Hospital merged with University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute. University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute is now JCAHO and CARF accredited with specialty accreditation in Brain Injury (BI), Spinal Cord System of Care (SCSC), and Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (CIIRP).

Dedicated to reaching out to the community and providing personalized care to patients, University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute continues to be committed to excellence in the areas of patient care and medical education through training programs for orthopaedic residents and therapy students.

As the designated orthopaedic hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System, University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute has kept pace with the changing environment in healthcare by blending a multidisciplinary staff of specialists to meet a variety of patient needs.

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute is committed to ensuring the best possible health outcomes for every patient. In our efforts to support patient safety and reduce errors, we encourage patients to ask questions regarding all aspects of their care. Being involved in every decision about their health care can lead to better results for all patients.

This page was last updated: March 27, 2015

         
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