2014 UDSMR® Annual Conference
UDSMR recognized as Top Place to Work

The Buffalo News has recognized 40 Companies and Organizations in Buffalo, NY as Top Workplaces 2014. These companies have been recognized as Top Workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees. For more information on this great achievement, click here.
Annual Conference: August 14-15, 2014
Join us for the rehab event of the year. For more information and to register, click here.

Measurement article co-authored by Dr. Carl Granger and Paulette Niewczyk, MPH, PhD

The FIM® Instrument: Its Background, Structure, and Usefulness
Click here to view an in-depth article about the background, structure, and usefulness of the FIM® instrument.

Validity and Reliability of the FIM® Instrument
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FIM® Bibliography
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CMS releases FY 2015 IRF Proposed Rule
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UDSMR's Comment Letter to CMS regarding IRF Proposed Rule
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UDSMR is a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Since its inception in 1987, UDSMR has provided the most comprehensive rehabilitation data to the industry. Dr. Carl V. Granger, executive director of both UDSMR and the Center for Functional Assessment Research, is the father of The FIM System®.
  • UDSMR maintains the world’s largest database for medical rehabilitation outcomes.

  • Facilities worldwide use UDSMR’s measurement system to document patient functionality throughout medical rehabilitation.

  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted UDSMR’s FIM™ instrument for the IRF-PPS.

  • UDSMR® products are widely used for CARF accreditation and meet The Joint Commission’s criteria for inclusion in the accreditation process.

  • UDSMR is the vendor of choice for approximately 70% of the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) industry.

Upcoming Events
May 1, 2014 - October 30, 2014
UDS-PRO® Educational Webinar Series
Several important sessions offered. 
Webinar Series More...

August 14-15, 2014
Annual Conference
The rehab event of the year including pre-conference workshops.
Niagara Falls, NY More...

September 8-9, 2014
PPS Coordinators Boot Camp
Popular 2-day workshop
Atlanta, GA More...

September 9 - October 7, 2014
WeeFIM® Webinar Series: Perfecting Your WeeFIM® Accuracy
5 session webinar series.
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November 10-12, 2014
PPS Coordinator Certification
Popular 3-day certification prep course.
Chicago, IL More...

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