St. Joseph's Hospital and 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 Hospice of the Valley - Central - Phoenix, AZ Hospice of the Valley - West - Peoria, AZ Hospice of the Valley - Gilbert, AZ Scottsdale Hospice of the Valley - Scottsdale, AZ Sage Hospice - Scottsdale, AZ
All 12,774
Surgical 6,978
Non Surgical 7,456
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 1,139
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,029
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 829
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 519
Cervical Spinal Fusion 411
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 387
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 336
Craniotomy with Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX 318
Renal Failure 311
Ventricular Shunt Procedures 286
Seizures 279
Heart Failure and Shock 276
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 255
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 233
Other Disorders of Nervous System 230
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 224
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 222
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 209
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 205
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 200
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 191
Medical Back Problems 191
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 189
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 184
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 183
G.I.Hemorrhage 173
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 170
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 163
Endovascular Procedures 151
Nervous System Neoplasms 151
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 131
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 130
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 126
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 125
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 125
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 123
Major Chest Procedures 121
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 120
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 119
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 118
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 118
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 116
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 116
Adrenal and Pituitary Procedures 115
Acute Myocardial Infarction 114
Spinal Procedures 111
Aftercare 108
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 104
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions 102
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 102
Pulmonary Embolism 101
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 101
Complications of Treatment 100
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 97
Cellulitis 96
Other Vascular Procedures 96
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 94
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 93
Extracranial Procedures 92
OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES 92
Lung Transplant 91
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 89
Coronary Bypass 87
G.I. Obstruction 84
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 82
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 80
Diabetes 78
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 77
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 75
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 75
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 70
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 68
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 61
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 59
Cholecystectomy 59
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 58
Red Blood Cell Disorders 58
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 56
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 55
Syncope and Collapse 54
Chest Pain 52
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 51
Hypertension 50
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 50
Intracranial Vascular Procedures with PDX Hemorrhage 48
Transient Ischemia 47
Disorders of Biliary Tract 46
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 45
Endocrine Disorders 45
Interstitial Lung Disease 44
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 43
Signs and Symptoms 43
Pneumothorax 43
Headaches 41
Respiratory Neoplasms 40
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 40
Non-Bacterial Infections of Nervous System Except Viral Meningitis 39
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 39
Spinal Disorders and Injuries 39
Bacterial and Tuberculous Infections of Nervous System 38
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 38
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 38
Skin Graft 37
Carotid Artery Stent Procedures 36
Soft Tissue Procedures 35
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 35
Hernia Procedures 35
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 34
Pleural Effusion 34
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 31
Bronchitis and Asthma 30
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 30
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 30
Kidney Transplant 30
Major Procedures with Diagnosis of Other Contact with Health Services 30
Hepatobiliary Diagnostic Procedures 29
Digestive Malignancy 28
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 28
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 25
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 25
Transurethral Procedures 24
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 24
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 24
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Non-Malignancy 24
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 24
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 23
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 23
Urinary Stones 23
Other Multiple Significant Trauma 23
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 22
Osteomyelitis 22
Nonspecific CVA and Precerebral Occlusion without Infarction 22
Connective Tissue Disorders 21
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 20
Other Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 20
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 20
Wound Debridements for Injuries 20
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 19
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 19
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 19
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 18
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 18
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 18
Skin Debridement 18
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 18
Shoulder, Elbow or Forearm Procedures, Except Major Joint Procedures 17
HIV with Major Related Condition 17
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 17
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 16
Coagulation Disorders 15
Major Chest Trauma 15
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 15
Other Heart Assist System Implant 14
Skin Grafts and Wound Debridement for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 14
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 14
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent 14
CESAREAN SECTION 13
Chemotherapy without Acute Leukemia as Secondary Diagnosis 13
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 13
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 13
Psychoses 13
Local Excision and Removal Int Fix Devices Except Hip and Femur 13
Skin Ulcers 12
Major Esophageal Disorders 12
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Major Procedure 12
Viral Illness 12
Minor Skin Disorders 12
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 12
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 12
Peptic Ulcer 11
Thyroid, Parathyroid and Thyroglossal Procedures 11
Biliary Tract Procedures Except Only Cholecystectomy with or without C.D.E. 11
Liver or Intestinal Transplant 11
Vagina, Cervix and Vulva Procedures 11
Limb Reattachment, Hip and Femur Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 11
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 11