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Rehabilitation Outcomes Center at Spaulding (ROCS)

How do you measure success?

Mission

The Rehabilitation Outcomes Center at Spaulding is committed to promoting data-driven care along every step of the rehabilitation journey, from inpatient through community living. Strategic, evidence-based use of outcome measures guides us in delivering the right treatments, at the right time, to the right people.

The Center will achieve this mission with collaborative partnerships across the following domains:

  • Clinical Application
  • Advocacy
  • Research
  • Education

Vision

To employ the science of meaningful outcome measures for all people who need rehabilitation. To maximize recovery and life participation, ensure patient-centered decision-making, and define the next frontier of rehabilitative care.

Jeffrey Schneider, MD
"The future of medicine includes bringing cutting-edge science to the field of rehabilitation outcomes."
Jeffrey Schneider, MD, Co-Director of the Rehabilitation Outcomes Center

Core Goals

  • Clinical Application

    Advance utilization of outcome assessments and metrics to inform clinical care.

  • Advocacy

    Influence policies and regulations that shape rehabilitation systems of care and their responsiveness to the outcomes that matter to our patients and communities.

  • Research

    Facilitate and produce cutting-edge rehabilitation outcomes research that spans diagnoses and levels of care.

  • Education

    Capture and disseminate data and knowledge at the forefront of patient outcome measurement.

Joseph Giacino, PhD
"As an investigator, clinician and educator, what matters most at the end of the day is the final outcome. ROCS is here to help you achieve the best one possible."
Joseph Giacino, PhD, Co-Director of the Rehabilitation Outcomes Center