HDS-23 Increase the proportion of adult stroke survivors who are assessed for and/or referred to rehabilitation services.
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of adult stroke survivors who were assessed for and/or referred to a stroke rehabilitation program at discharge
Number of adult stroke survivors
Stroke survivors include persons diagnosed with ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage based on ICD-9-CM codes 433.x, 434.x, 436, 430.x, 431.x, 432.x.
Inclusion - patients with diagnosed ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. Exclusion - patients who died in-hospital, left the acute hospital against medical advice, discontinued care, or were missing a discharge code or date or those transferred in from another acute care facility or out to another acute or specialty were excluded because of inability to confirm eligibility for an acute assessment of rehabilitation, ineligible diagnoses (non-stroke or TIA).
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
Additional resources about the objective
- Prvu Bettger JA, Kaltenbach L, Reeves MJ, Smith EE, Fonarow GC, Schwamm LH , Peterson ED. Assessing stroke patients for rehabilitation during the acute hospitalization: findings from the get with the guidelines-stroke program. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2013; 94(1):38-45.