CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs and National Park Medical Center have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Hot Springs, AR



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By: Parvathy Rajagopal  Sep. 16, 2020

Dexur’s analysis of Medicare claims of hospitals within a 10-mile radius of Hot Springs, Arkansas, showed that CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs and National Park Medical Center had the best value outcomes over a 90-day episode for Sepsis. Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days, including the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. The total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs make appropriate referrals choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 871: Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without MV >96 Hours with Major Complication or Comorbidity, to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs’ total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $24,498 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $10,245 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $9,604. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $23,960. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $944.

The average home health cost per hospitalization when a home health agency is involved was $3,445. The average cost per hospitalization for the top home health agency partners for Sepsis for CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs were:

The average nursing home cost per hospitalization when a nursing home is involved was $13,869. The average cost per hospitalization for the top nursing home partners for Sepsis for CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs were:

National Park Medical Center

National Park Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $25,426 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $11,337 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $8,593. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $22,595. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $892.

The average home health cost per hospitalization when a home health agency is involved was $3,291. The average cost per hospitalization for the top home health agency partners for Sepsis for National Park Medical Center were:

The average nursing home cost per hospitalization when a nursing home is involved was $15,745.

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The detailed value outcomes and cost of care report for Sepsis in Hot Springs, AR, includes the following data points: