Cookeville Regional Medical Center has the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Cookeville, TN


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By: Neha Thomas  Jul. 31, 2020

Dexur’s analysis of medicare claims of hospitals within a 25-mile radius of Cookeville, Tennessee, showed that Cookeville Regional Medical Center had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Sepsis, followed by Livingston Regional Hospital. Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. Total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps ACOs, such as Cumberland Center for Healthcare Innovation, make appropriate referral 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.

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $23,185 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $10,534 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $7,329. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $19,204. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $990.

The average home health cost per hospitalization when a home health agency is involved was $3,392. The average cost per hospitalization for the top home health agency partners for Sepsis for Cookeville Regional Medical Center were:

The average nursing home cost per hospitalization when a nursing home is involved was $12,549. The average cost per hospitalization for the top nursing home partners for Sepsis for Cookeville Regional Medical Center were:

Livingston Regional Hospital

Livingston Regional Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $29,125 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $11,408 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $10,352. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $22,052. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,038.

The average home health cost per hospitalization when a home health agency is involved was $3,608. The average cost per hospitalization for the top home health agency partners for Sepsis for Livingston Regional Hospital were:

The average nursing home cost per hospitalization when a nursing home is involved was $10,538. The average cost per hospitalization for the top nursing home partners for Sepsis for Livingston Regional Hospital were:

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The detailed value outcomes and cost of care reports for Sepsis in Cookeville, TN, includes the following data points: