Virtua Voorhees Hospital has the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Voorhees, NJ



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By: Barsha Nandy  Jul. 30, 2020

Dexur’s analysis of medicare claims of hospitals within a 10-mile radius of Voorhees, NJ, showed that Virtua Voorhees Hospital had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Sepsis, followed by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. 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, such as Jefferson Health, make appropriate referrals choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 470: Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complication or Comorbidity, to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

Virtua Voorhees Hospital

Virtua Voorhees Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $18,867 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $13,197 and the average rehospitalization cost was $2,490. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $18,823. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $717.

The average home health cost per hospitalization when a home health agency is involved was $2,989. The average cost per hospitalization for the top home health agency partners for Hip and Knee Replacement for Virtua Voorhees Hospital were:

  1. Virtua Home Care, Mount Laurel, NJ ($2,722)
  2. Virtua Home Care at West Jersey, Mount Laurel, NJ ($2,776)
  3. BAYADA Home Health Care, Cherry Hill, NJ ($3,640)
  4. Moorestown Visiting Nurse Association, Moorestown, NJ ($3,740)
  5. VNA of Central Jersey Home Care & Hospice, Toms River, NJ ($3,972)

The average nursing home cost per hospitalization when a nursing home is involved was $11,484. The average cost per hospitalization for the top nursing home partners for Hip and Knee Replacement for Virtua Voorhees Hospital were:

  1. Virtua Rehabilitation Center - Mount Holly, Lumberton, NJ ($6,586)
  2. Virtua Rehabilitation Center - Berlin, Berlin, NJ ($8,682)
  3. PowerBack Rehabilitation, Voorhees, NJ ($9,295)
  4. Lions Gate, Voorhees, NJ ($10,342)
  5. Power Back Rehabilitation - Genesis Healthcare, Moorestown, NJ ($10,390)

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

RWJ University Hospital Somerset’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $22,169 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $14,297 and the average rehospitalization cost was $1,580. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $16,148. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $900.

The average home health cost per hospitalization when a home health agency is involved was $3,300. The average cost per hospitalization for the top home health agency partners for Hip and Knee Replacement for RWJ University Hospital Somerset were:

  1. Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey, Morristown, NJ ($2,899)
  2. Robert Wood Johnson Visiting Nurses, North Brunswick, NJ ($3,042)
  3. VNA of Central Jersey Home Care & Hospice, Toms River, NJ ($3,354)
  4. VNA of Somerset Hills - Home Health, Basking Ridge, NJ ($3,624)
  5. Community VNA, Somerville, NJ ($4,096)

The average nursing home cost per hospitalization when a nursing home is involved was $12,596. The average cost per hospitalization for the top nursing home partners for Hip and Knee Replacement for RWJ University Hospital Somerset were:

  1. Bridgeway Care and Rehabilitation Center, Bridgewater, NJ ($9,055)
  2. N J Eastern Star Home, Bridgewater, NJ ($10,264)
  3. Bridgeway Care and Rehabilitation Center at Hillsborough, Hillsborough, NJ ($10,365)
  4. Friends Retirement Concepts, Bridgewater, NJ ($11,557)
  5. Foothill Acres Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Hillsborough, NJ ($14,384)

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

RWJ University Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $26,939 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $18,173 and the average rehospitalization cost was $2,017 The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $20,241. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,388.

The average home health cost per hospitalization when a home health agency is involved was $3,485. The average cost per hospitalization for the top home health agency partners for Hip and Knee Replacement for RWJ University Hospital were:

  1. Hackensack Meridian Health JFK at Home, Clark, NJ ($3,119)
  2. VNA of Central Jersey Home Care & Hospice, Toms River, NJ ($3,535)
  3. Robert Wood Johnson Visiting Nurses, North Brunswick, NJ ($3,546)
  4. Community VNA, Somerville, NJ ($4,058)

The average nursing home cost per hospitalization when a nursing home is involved was $9,947. The average cost per hospitalization for the top nursing home partners for Hip and Knee Replacement for RWJ University Hospital were:

  1. JFK Hartwyck At Edison Estates, Edison, NJ ($3,932)
  2. Parker At Mccarrick, Somerset, NJ ($7,021)
  3. The Elms of Cranbury, Cranbury, NJ ($7,529)
  4. Hackensack Meridian Health Subacute Rehabilitation, Wall, NJ ($7,844)
  5. Reformed Church Home, Old Bridge, NJ ($9,643)

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The detailed value outcomes and cost of care report for Hip and Knee Replacement in Voorhees, NJ, includes the following data points: