2014 UDSMR® Las Vegas User Group
Las Vegas User Group and Annual Conference dates
Our West Coast User Group will be held May 8-9, 2014 at Treasure Island in Las Vegas, NV. Click here for more details.

The rehab event of the year, our Annual Conference, will be held August 14-15, 2014 in Niagara Falls, NY. Click here for more information and to register.

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
Please click here to review the document including references.

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

CMS Transmittal 2673
Click here to view the transmittal, which contains manual updates to clarify key components of Inpatient Rehab Facility (IRF) payment policies.

Click here to view all the news
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...

May 8-9, 2014
UDS-PRO® Las Vegas User Group
2 pre-conference workshops offered.
Las Vegas, NV More...

May 19-20, 2014
Program Director Training Workshop
Popular 2-day workshop offered.
Sarasota, FL More...

June 10-12, 2014
PPS Coordinator Certification
3-day Certification Prep Course
San Antonio, TX More...

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

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