DR. JOSEPH M BLANDFORD - All You Need To Know

All you need to know about DR. JOSEPH M BLANDFORD practicing at 4402 Churchman Ave, Louisville, KY, 40215 with NPI Number  1124020300.


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DR. JOSEPH M BLANDFORD Key Highlights & Ranking

Colorectal


*Complications & Comorbidities data implies that patients already had comorbidities and are more severe. This does NOT imply that the doctor is responsible for the complications. Data should be interpreted as the doctor has experience dealing with patients who already have severe complications and comorbidities.

Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 Jan 2017 to Dec 2017
Patients from County All Colorectal Hospitalizations With Major Complications With Complications & Comorbidities Without Complications All Colorectal Hospitalizations With Major Complications With Complications & Comorbidities Without Complications
All Patients 42 12 27 NA NA NA NA NA
Jefferson, KY 35 NA 24 NA NA NA NA NA

Cholecystectomy


*Complications & Comorbidities data implies that patients already had comorbidities and are more severe. This does NOT imply that the doctor is responsible for the complications. Data should be interpreted as the doctor has experience dealing with patients who already have severe complications and comorbidities.

Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 Jan 2017 to Dec 2017
Patients from County All Cholecystectomy Hospitalizations With Major Complications With Complications & Comorbidities Without Complications All Cholecystectomy Hospitalizations With Major Complications With Complications & Comorbidities Without Complications
All Patients 30 12 13 NA NA NA NA NA
Jefferson, KY 29 11 13 NA NA NA NA NA

DR. JOSEPH M BLANDFORD Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes

NoLocationJan 2013 to Dec 2017Jan 2017 to Dec 2017
United States Operating   |    Attending Operating   |    Attending
Kentucky Operating   |    Attending Operating   |    Attending
Jefferson, Kentucky Operating   |    Attending Operating   |    Attending
Shelby, Kentucky Operating   |    Attending Operating   |    Attending

United States - Operating Physician - Jan 2013 to Dec 2017   |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2013 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 319
All General Surgery General Surgery 133
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 81
All Colorectal Colorectal 42
All Orthopedics Orthopedics 11
All Cholecystectomy Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 30
All Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 12
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 330: MAJOR SMALL AND LARGE BOWEL PROCEDURES WITH COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC) Colorectal 26
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 853: INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES WITH O.R. PROCEDURE WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) General Surgery 18
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 392: ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 14
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 329: MAJOR SMALL AND LARGE BOWEL PROCEDURES WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) Colorectal 12
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 417: LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY WITHOUT C.D.E. WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 12

United States - Operating Physician - Jan 2017 to Dec 2017   |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2017 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2017 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 50
All General Surgery General Surgery 16
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 11

Kentucky - Operating Physician - Jan 2013 to Dec 2017   |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes

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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2013 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 316
All General Surgery General Surgery 133
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 80
All Orthopedics Orthopedics 11
All Colorectal Colorectal 41
All Cholecystectomy Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 30
All Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 12
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 330: MAJOR SMALL AND LARGE BOWEL PROCEDURES WITH COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC) Colorectal 25
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 853: INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES WITH O.R. PROCEDURE WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) General Surgery 18
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 392: ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 14
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 329: MAJOR SMALL AND LARGE BOWEL PROCEDURES WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) Colorectal 12
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 417: LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY WITHOUT C.D.E. WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 12

Kentucky - Operating Physician - Jan 2017 to Dec 2017    |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2017 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2017 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 50
All General Surgery General Surgery 16
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 11

Jefferson County, Kentucky - Operating Physician - Jan 2013 to Dec 2017    |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 269
All General Surgery General Surgery 115
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 73
All Colorectal Colorectal 35
All Cholecystectomy Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 29
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 330: MAJOR SMALL AND LARGE BOWEL PROCEDURES WITH COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC) Colorectal 23
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 853: INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES WITH O.R. PROCEDURE WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) General Surgery 17
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 392: ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 12
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 417: LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY WITHOUT C.D.E. WITH MAJOR COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (MCC) Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 11

Jefferson County, Kentucky - Operating Physician - Jan 2017 to Dec 2017   |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2017 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2017 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 30
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 11

United States - Attending Physician - Jan 2013 to Dec 2017    |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2013 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 178
All General Surgery General Surgery 79
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 48
All Colorectal Colorectal 33
All Cholecystectomy Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 13
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 330: MAJOR SMALL AND LARGE BOWEL PROCEDURES WITH COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC) Colorectal 24

United States - Attending Physician - Jan 2017 to Dec 2017    |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2017 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2017 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 19

Kentucky - Attending Physician - Jan 2013 to Dec 2017   |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes

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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2013 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 175
All General Surgery General Surgery 79
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 47
All Colorectal Colorectal 33
All Cholecystectomy Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 12
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 330: MAJOR SMALL AND LARGE BOWEL PROCEDURES WITH COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC) Colorectal 24

Kentucky - Attending Physician - Jan 2017 to Dec 2017    |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2017 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2017 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 19

Jefferson County, Kentucky - Attending Physician - Jan 2013 to Dec 2017   |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2013 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 143
All General Surgery General Surgery 67
All Gastroenterology & Endocrinology Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 37
All Colorectal Colorectal 27
All Cholecystectomy Gastroenterology & Endocrinology 12
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare DRG 330: MAJOR SMALL AND LARGE BOWEL PROCEDURES WITH COMPLICATION OR COMORBIDITY (CC) Colorectal 22

Shelby County, Kentucky - Attending Physician - Jan 2013 to Dec 2017   |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2013 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 13

Jefferson County, Kentucky - Attending Physician - Jan 2017 to Dec 2017   |   Back to Summary of Hospitalization Experience & Quality Outcomes


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*Readmission Rate is calculated from Jan 2017 to Nov 2017 and all other Quality Outcomes are calculated from Jan 2017 to Dec 2017.

Hospital Disease or Surgery Category Total Medicare Inpatient Discharges With Criteria Physician Rank in Region Hospital Inpatient discharges with Criteria % of Hospital Share Average LOS 30 Days Re-Admission Rate (%) Total Medicare Payments Payment per Hospitalization Payment Per Day
All All All 11

Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

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Service Total Volume (Jan 2016 to Dec 2016) Total Beneficiaries Total Medicare Payments Avg. Medicare Payment per Service
Other diagnostic procedures (interview, evaluation, consultation) 427 364 $29,724 $69
Colonoscopy and biopsy 82 82 $12,657 $154
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, biopsy
Cholecystectomy and common duct exploration
Esophageal dilatation