Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center Hospice Referral Patterns and Quality Outcomes - Oct 2016 to Sep 2019


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DRG Category Total Unique Beneficiaries Discharged (Oct 2016 to Sep 2019) 30 Day Hospice Admission Rate Post Hospital Discharge (%) Hospice Avg. LOS Hospice Median LOS Hackensack Meridian Health Hospice - Neptune, NJ Holisticare Hospice Of New Jersey - Toms River, NJ Grace Healthcare Services - Edison, NJ Serenity Hospice Care - Hamilton, NJ Compassionate Care Hospice - Westampton, NJ
All 9,280
Surgical 2,771
Non Surgical 7,478
Aftercare 1,153
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 878
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 804
Heart Failure and Shock 712
Renal Failure 434
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 398
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 387
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 382
G.I.Hemorrhage 369
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 362
Acute Myocardial Infarction 289
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 283
Cellulitis 253
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 241
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 233
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 212
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 207
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 190
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 189
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 172
G.I. Obstruction 149
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 144
Red Blood Cell Disorders 134
Medical Back Problems 128
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 116
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 115
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 113
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 113
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 107
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 99
Bronchitis and Asthma 95
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 94
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 93
Cholecystectomy 92
Diabetes 88
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 87
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 74
Syncope and Collapse 72
Coagulation Disorders 67
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 66
Seizures 65
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 65
Extracranial Procedures 65
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 64
Pulmonary Embolism 62
Major Chest Procedures 61
Other Vascular Procedures 60
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 59
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 57
Hypertension 57
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 56
Other Disorders of Nervous System 56
Complications of Treatment 56
Endocrine Disorders 55
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 54
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 53
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 53
Disorders of Biliary Tract 51
Atherosclerosis 51
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 51
Respiratory Neoplasms 50
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 46
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 45
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 45
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 45
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 41
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 40
Signs and Symptoms 39
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 39
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 39
Transient Ischemia 38
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 36
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 34
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 34
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 34
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 34
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 33
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 33
Pleural Effusion 31
Bilateral or Multiple Major Joint Procedures of Lower Extremity 31
Urinary Stones 31
Transurethral Procedures 31
Nervous System Neoplasms 30
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 30
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 28
Digestive Malignancy 28
Interstitial Lung Disease 27
Chest Pain 26
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 25
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 24
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 24
Pneumothorax 24
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 23
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 23
Skin Debridement 22
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 22
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 22
Viral Illness 22
Procedures for Obesity 22
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 21
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 21
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 21
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 20
Angina Pectoris 20
Peptic Ulcer 20
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 20
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 19
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 19
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 19
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 18
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 18
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 18
Hernia Procedures 18
Major Chest Trauma 17
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 17
Disequilibrium 17
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 17
Cervical Spinal Fusion 17
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 16
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 16
Appendectomy 16
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 16
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 16
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 16
Minor Skin Disorders 15
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 15
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 15
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 14
Soft Tissue Procedures 14
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 13
Kidney and Urinary Tract Neoplasms 13
Inflammation of the Male Reproductive System 13
Osteomyelitis 13
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 13
Connective Tissue Disorders 12
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 12
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 12
Acute Leukemia without Major Procedure 11
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 11
Other Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasm Diagnoses 11