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Craig Earns Top 10 Ranking for 29th Straight Year


Englewood, Colo. , Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. News & World Report announced today that Craig Hospital has been ranked a top 10 rehabilitation hospital in the U.S. for the 29th consecutive year. Craig has ranked in the top 10 every year since the rankings began in 1990. The annual rankings are gathered through a survey of rehabilitation physicians from across the country, and Craig was designated #8 in the U.S. for rehabilitation.

"Being recognized by the physician community for the care we provide to people who have sustained a spinal cord and/or brain injury is a true honor. We're equally proud of our exceptional clinical research and outcomes, as well as our individualized team approach to rehabilitative care," said Mike Fordyce, president and CEO of Craig. "This ranking really recognizes the work that our dedicated staff puts into empowering our patients and families throughout their journey to achieve their highest level of independence and life quality."

Founded in 1956, Craig Hospital is located in Englewood, Colo., and each year treats 2,000 people who have sustained a spinal cord injury and/or brain injury. In 2016, the hospital completed a $90 million, three-year construction and expansion project that added 85,000 square feet of new space and renovated 135,000 square feet of existing space.

About Craig Hospital 

Craig Hospital is a world-renowned hospital and research center specialized in the care of people who have sustained a spinal cord and/or a brain injury. Located in Englewood, Colo., Craig Hospital is a 93-bed, private, not-for-profit care facility providing a comprehensive system of inpatient and outpatient medical care, rehabilitation, neurosurgical rehabilitative care, and long-term follow-up services. Half of Craig's patients come from outside of Colorado. Craig has been ranked as a top 10 rehabilitation center by U.S. News and World Report for 29 consecutive years. Craig received the NDNQI® award in 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 for the highest quality outcomes in nursing care in a rehabilitation facility. Craig also received its 3rd recognition for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® in 2015. The 2015 recognition ensures Magnet designation until the year 2020. Craig was voted by employees as a "Top Workplace" by the Denver Post in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 and was ranked in the top 150 places to work in healthcare by Becker's Healthcare in 2014.

Jill Petersen
GroundFloor Media for Craig Hospital 
M: 206-683-5225

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