Our Mission

The importance placed on outcome studies in medical rehabilitation has grown dramatically in recent years as clinicians and researchers have been required to find cost-effective means of providing patient care. The Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research (CROR) is responsible for conducting outcomes research.
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Rehabilitation Measures Database

Check out the Rehabilitation Measures Database (RMD) for access to hundreds of instrument summaries and psychometric data.
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RRTC: Employment and Disability

Check out the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center affiliated with the Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research
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Our Projects

Take a look at a few of the projects we work on everyday.

Implementing SCI-QOL into Clinical Practice to Enhance Patient Engagement
PROJECT TYPE: Outcomes, Implementation Science, Spinal Cord Injury

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Clinical Trials

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Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Registry

The aim of this project is to develop a registry of research volunteers for recruitment purposes at the Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research.

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Efficacy of a Telehealth Pain Self-Management Intervention

The E-TIPS trial will evaluate an evidence-based, telehealth pain self-management intervention compared to standard care (a waitlist) for chronic pain in adults with physical disabilities who are employed

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Employer and Client Surveys for Promoting Job Retention for People with a Physical Disability

The study addresses the challenges and barriers persons with physical disabilities face in maintaining long term- term employment.

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Selected Publications

Relational empathy and holistic care in persons with spinal cord injuries.

OBJECTIVE: Describe perceptions of persons with SCI on their receipt of holistic care and relational empathy during health care encounters. DESIGN: Mailed survey. PARTICIPANTS/SETTING: Individuals with SCI who received care from the largest suppliers of SCI care and rehabilitation (Veterans Health Administration and SCI Model Systems). OUTCOME MEASURES: Using a survey and administrative databases, we collected demographic and injury characteristics, health status, health conditions, and the…

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Psychometric Properties of the Satisfaction With Life Scale in People With Traumatic Brain, Spinal Cord, or Burn Injury: A National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Model System Study

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