Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital that exclusively specializes in the neuro-rehabilitation and research of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Craig is a not-for-profit, free-standing, national center of excellence that has treated nearly 30,000 patients with SCI and TBI since 1956.
Craig has been ranked in the Top Ten Rehabilitation Hospitals for 24 consecutive years by U.S. News and World Report and in 2011 and 2013 was ranked as the #1 Rehabilitation Hospital in the U.S. by the American Nurses Association (ANA) for achieving outstanding nursing quality, based on the nursing performance measures in ANA's National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators®. Craig is a national center of excellence, and each year patients and families from all over the U.S. choose Craig for their rehabilitation and follow-up services. Craig Hospital has treated more patients with SCI than any other single facility in the U.S.
Craig's spinal cord injury rehabilitation and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation and research programs are designated by the U.S. National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) as Model Systems Centers. Craig also houses the NIDRR TBI National Data and Statistical Center.
On average, Craig "graduates" make greater functional gains during their initial treatment, are discharged home at higher rates, return to work or school in greater numbers, are more functionally independent, require less attendant care, have fewer rehospitalizations, have higher levels of community reintegration and satisfaction with life, and have higher earning power than their national peer group treated in other programs.