Accreditation and Awards
Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities
CARF is an independent, international organization that promotes the standards of care for rehabilitation programs. Accreditation signifies that a hospital's program represents the highest quality, value, and optimal outcomes for the individuals served.
RIM also holds accreditation from CARF for our specialized programs in:
- Amputation Specialty Program
- Brain Injury Specialty Program
- Spinal Cord Specialty Program
- Stroke Specialty Program
Ranked #1 Physical Rehab Center in Michigan
DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is ranked as one of the nation’s top inpatient rehabilitation facilities and the #1 Physical Rehab Center in Michigan, on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Physical Rehab Centers 2021. This prestigious award highlights the nation’s top inpatient rehabilitation facilities based on quality of care, quality of service, quality of follow-up care and accommodation & amenities.
Magnet ® Designation for Excellence in Nursing
The American Nurses Credentialing Center has rewarded RIM Magnet designation for excellence in nursing. Magnet status is one of the highest distinctions a hospital can receive. It is bestowed only to hospitals that exceed professional standards in nursing practice, leadership, education and research, and can document these accomplishments.
RIM is the only rehabilitation hospital in Michigan and one of only four rehab hospitals in the U.S. to receive the Magnet designation.
Research shows Magnet status benefits both the hospital and its community because it increases consumer confidence, recruitment and retention, and helps to maintain positive patient outcomes.
Cardiac Rehab Certification
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan’s Cardiac Rehab program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Certification through AACVPR guarantees RIM’s Cardiac Rehab program is providing the highest level of patient care, by implementing research-based practice and ensuring we follow the most up-to-date government-regulated guidelines.