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IRF-PAI Training Manual effective 10/1/2014
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Measurement article co-authored by Dr. Carl Granger and Paulette Niewczyk, MPH, PhD

Validity and Reliability of the FIM® Instrument
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FIM® Bibliography
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The FIM® Instrument: Its Background, Structure, and Usefulness
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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
January 6 - 20, 2015
Strengthening Partnerships: Documentation and IRF-PAI Coding
3-session series.
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January 8 - 29, 2015
UDS-PRO® Webinar Series: Perfecting Your FIM® Accuracy
Recommended for the PPS Coordinator Certification
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February 2 - 5, 2015
UDS-PRO® Regional Workshops: Ft. Lauderdale
Popular PPS Coordinators Boot Camp offered.
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March 19-20, 2015
UDS-PRO® Orlando User Group
Pre-conference workshops offered March 18.
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May 7-8, 2015
UDS-PRO® Las Vegas User Group
Pre-conference workshops offered May 6.
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June 4 - 18, 2015
Strengthening Partnerships: Documentation and IRF-PAI Coding
3-session series.
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