Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare Hospice Referral Patterns and Quality Outcomes


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DRG Category Total Unique Beneficiaries Discharged (Jan 2016 - Dec 2018) 30 Day Hospice Admission Rate Post Hospital Discharge (%) Hospice Avg. LOS Hospice Median LOS Hosparus Health - Louisville, KY Kentuckyone - Vna Health At Home - Bardstown, KY Kindred Hospice - Jeffersonville, IN
All 16,009
Surgical 7,088
Non Surgical 11,275
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,630
Heart Failure and Shock 1,183
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 944
Renal Failure 773
Psychoses 737
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 684
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 681
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 615
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 562
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 552
G.I.Hemorrhage 522
Acute Myocardial Infarction 519
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 492
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 460
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 452
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 426
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 348
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 344
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 338
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 335
Endovascular Procedures 327
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 292
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 268
Cellulitis 266
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 251
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 244
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 244
Coronary Bypass 228
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 222
Diabetes 222
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 213
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 213
Other Vascular Procedures 204
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 197
Major Chest Procedures 193
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 183
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 182
Red Blood Cell Disorders 174
Extracranial Procedures 174
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 172
G.I. Obstruction 170
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 163
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 161
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 160
Syncope and Collapse 156
Cholecystectomy 156
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 146
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 145
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 142
Kidney Transplant 141
Other Disorders of Nervous System 139
Medical Back Problems 137
Chest Pain 134
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 133
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 131
Pulmonary Embolism 131
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 129
Cervical Spinal Fusion 124
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 123
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 120
Seizures 115
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 115
Hypertension 102
Disorders of Biliary Tract 98
Complications of Treatment 98
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 97
Signs and Symptoms 93
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 92
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 82
Respiratory Neoplasms 82
Transient Ischemia 79
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 78
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 78
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 76
Hernia Procedures 75
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 73
Bronchitis and Asthma 70
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 70
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 68
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 68
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 67
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 67
Depressive Neuroses 65
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 64
Peptic Ulcer 64
Endocrine Disorders 63
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 59
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 58
Heart Transplant or Implant of Heart Assist System 55
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 54
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 54
Skin Debridement 54
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 52
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 52
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 50
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 50
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 50
Other Heart Assist System Implant 49
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 49
OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES 48
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 48
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 48
Urinary Stones 44
Viral Illness 43
Atherosclerosis 43
Soft Tissue Procedures 42
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 42
Knee Procedures 41
Pneumothorax 40
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 40
Digestive Malignancy 40
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent 40
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 40
Disequilibrium 38
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 38
Pleural Effusion 37
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 36
Nervous System Neoplasms 36
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 36
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 35
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 34
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 34
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 34
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 32
Interstitial Lung Disease 31
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures 31
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 31
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 30
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 30
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 30
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 28
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 28
Skin Ulcers 27
Transurethral Procedures 26
Appendectomy 26
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 25
Connective Tissue Disorders 25
Coagulation Disorders 25
Headaches 25
Liver or Intestinal Transplant 25
Hepatobiliary Diagnostic Procedures 24
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 23
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 23
Allergic Reactions 23
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 23
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 22
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 22
Spinal Procedures 21
Shoulder, Elbow or Forearm Procedures, Except Major Joint Procedures 20
Major Esophageal Disorders 20
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 19
Bilateral or Multiple Major Joint Procedures of Lower Extremity 19
Transurethral Prostatectomy 18
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence, Left AMA 18
Osteomyelitis 18
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 17
Carotid Artery Stent Procedures 16
Minor Skin Disorders 16
Simultaneous Pancreas/Kidney Transplant 16
Lung Transplant 16
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 15
HIV with Major Related Condition 15
AICD Generator Procedures 15
Foot Procedures 15
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions 15
Wound Debridements for Injuries 14
Hand or Wrist Procedures, Except Major Thumb or Joint Procedures 14
Hypertensive Encephalopathy 14
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 14
AICD Lead Procedures 13
Major Chest Trauma 13
Local Excision and Removal Int Fix Devices Except Hip and Femur 13
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 12
Inflammation of the Male Reproductive System 12
Biliary Tract Procedures Except Only Cholecystectomy with or without C.D.E. 12
Neuroses Except Depressive 12
Major Bladder Procedures 12
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 12
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 11
Upper Limb and Toe Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders 11
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 11
Reticuloendothelial and Immunity Disorders 11
Skin Grafts and Wound Debridement for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 11