Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital 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 Horizon Home Care and Hospice - Milwaukee, WI Aurora at Home Zilber Family Hospice - Wauwatosa, WI Heartland HHC and Hospice - Milwaukee, WI VITAS Healthcare Midwest - Wauwatosa, WI Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care - West Allis, WI
All 14,391
Surgical 6,932
Non Surgical 9,864
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,266
Heart Failure and Shock 724
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 558
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 486
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 455
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 435
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 430
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 425
Renal Failure 390
G.I.Hemorrhage 345
Other Vascular Procedures 343
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 343
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 338
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 321
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 305
Seizures 294
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 283
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 268
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 264
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 260
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 244
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 240
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 233
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 230
Red Blood Cell Disorders 221
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 219
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 202
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 197
Cellulitis 197
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 193
Major Chest Procedures 188
Other Disorders of Nervous System 188
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 188
Signs and Symptoms 185
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 184
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 181
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 178
G.I. Obstruction 177
Diabetes 175
Acute Myocardial Infarction 167
Endovascular Procedures 164
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 160
Syncope and Collapse 154
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 153
Complications of Treatment 152
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 151
Coronary Bypass 148
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 147
Hernia Procedures 138
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 137
Medical Back Problems 137
Kidney Transplant 137
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 136
Pulmonary Embolism 135
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 132
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 127
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 123
Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant or T-cell Immunotherapy 122
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 117
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 117
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 112
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 112
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 111
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 110
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 109
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 108
Hypertension 108
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 108
Digestive Malignancy 105
Cervical Spinal Fusion 104
Cholecystectomy 102
Nervous System Neoplasms 102
Disorders of Biliary Tract 101
Major Chest Trauma 97
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 96
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 96
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 96
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 94
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 93
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 93
Rehabilitation 92
Chemotherapy without Acute Leukemia as Secondary Diagnosis 90
Craniotomy with Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX 89
Endocrine Disorders 89
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 83
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 83
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 82
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 80
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 80
Spinal Disorders and Injuries 79
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 76
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 76
Extracranial Procedures 76
Respiratory Neoplasms 75
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 73
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 73
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 69
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 69
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 67
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 67
Procedures for Obesity 65
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 65
Bronchitis and Asthma 65
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 64
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 63
Other Multiple Significant Trauma 62
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 61
Viral Illness 59
Major Bladder Procedures 57
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 56
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 55
Coagulation Disorders 55
Chest Pain 55
Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant 54
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 53
Psychoses 53
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 53
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 52
Pneumothorax 52
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 49
Tracheostomy for Face, Mouth and Neck Diagnoses or Laryngectomy 49
Chemotherapy 48
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 48
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 48
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 47
Other Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 47
Adrenal and Pituitary Procedures 46
Acute Leukemia without Major Procedure 46
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 46
Peptic Ulcer 45
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 45
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 43
Disequilibrium 43
Soft Tissue Procedures 43
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 42
OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES 41
Minor Skin Disorders 41
Urinary Stones 41
Headaches 40
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 39
Connective Tissue Disorders 39
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Major Procedure 39
Interstitial Lung Disease 38
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 37
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 37
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 37
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 36
Pleural Effusion 36
Spinal Procedures 36
Carotid Artery Stent Procedures 36
Skin Graft 34
Other Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasm Diagnoses 34
Lymphoma and Leukemia with Major Procedure 34
Skin Debridement 33
Osteomyelitis 33
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 32
Wound Debridements for Injuries 32
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 32
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 30
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 30
Transient Ischemia 29
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 29
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 28
Reticuloendothelial and Immunity Disorders 28
Malignancy, Female Reproductive System 27
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Non-Malignancy 27
Atherosclerosis 27
Major Head and Neck Procedures 27
Major Esophageal Disorders 26
Dental and Oral Diseases 26
Transurethral Procedures 25
Heart Transplant or Implant of Heart Assist System 24
Upper Limb and Toe Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders 24
Limb Reattachment, Hip and Femur Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 24
Thyroid, Parathyroid and Thyroglossal Procedures 24
VAGINAL DELIVERY 24
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions 23
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 22
Major Procedures with Diagnosis of Other Contact with Health Services 22
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 22
Allergic Reactions 22
Aftercare 22
Local Excision and Removal Int Fix Devices Except Hip and Femur 21
Liver or Intestinal Transplant 21
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 21
Non-Bacterial Infections of Nervous System Except Viral Meningitis 21
Other Disorders of the Eye 20
Knee Procedures 20
Cranial/Facial Procedures 20
Other Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat O.R. Procedures 20
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 19
CESAREAN SECTION 19
Appendectomy 19
Kidney and Urinary Tract Neoplasms 18
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Other Procedure 18
Pelvic Evisceration, Radical Hysterectomy and Radical Vulvectomy 17
Skin Ulcers 17
Other Heart Assist System Implant 17
Shoulder, Elbow or Forearm Procedures, Except Major Joint Procedures 17
Major Skin Disorders 16
HIV with Major Related Condition 16
Transurethral Prostatectomy 15
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures 15
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 15
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent 15
Intracranial Vascular Procedures with PDX Hemorrhage 15
Foot Procedures 14
Angina Pectoris 14
Hypertensive Encephalopathy 14
Cardiac Arrest, Unexplained 14
Other Factors Influencing Health Status 13
Bacterial and Tuberculous Infections of Nervous System 13
Ventricular Shunt Procedures 13
HIV with or without Other Related Condition 12
Vagina, Cervix and Vulva Procedures 12
Inborn Errors of Metabolism 11
Other O.R. Procedures of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs 11
Breast Biopsy, Local Excision and Other Breast Procedures 11
Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat Malignancy 11
Skin Grafts and Wound Debridement for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 11
Skin Grafts for Injuries 11
Minor Bladder Procedures 11
Hepatobiliary Diagnostic Procedures 11