Northwestern Lake Forest 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 JourneyCare CareCenter - Barrington, IL Vitas Healthcare Corporation of Illinois - Lombard, IL Midwest Palliative & Hospice Carecenter - Glenview, IL
All 5,979
Surgical 2,382
Non Surgical 4,168
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 1,009
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 747
Heart Failure and Shock 415
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 250
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 209
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 197
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 197
Renal Failure 188
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 187
Cellulitis 184
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 171
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 160
G.I.Hemorrhage 155
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 142
G.I. Obstruction 121
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 114
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 114
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 110
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 108
Pulmonary Embolism 100
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 94
Acute Myocardial Infarction 92
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 86
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 86
Bronchitis and Asthma 74
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 73
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 72
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 72
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 71
Red Blood Cell Disorders 71
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 71
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 70
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 63
Endocrine Disorders 63
Diabetes 62
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 60
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 56
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 54
Disorders of Biliary Tract 52
Medical Back Problems 52
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 50
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 47
Other Vascular Procedures 44
Digestive Malignancy 41
Other Disorders of Nervous System 41
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 41
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 40
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 40
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 40
Cholecystectomy 38
Complications of Treatment 37
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 37
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 35
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 34
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 33
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 32
Respiratory Neoplasms 32
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 32
Hypertension 31
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 31
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 31
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 31
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 29
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 29
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 29
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 27
Interstitial Lung Disease 27
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 27
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 26
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Non-Malignancy 25
Cervical Spinal Fusion 25
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 25
Syncope and Collapse 23
Soft Tissue Procedures 23
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 22
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 21
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 21
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 20
Seizures 19
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 19
Major Chest Trauma 19
Other Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasm Diagnoses 18
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 18
Signs and Symptoms 18
Extracranial Procedures 17
Urinary Stones 17
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 17
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 17
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 17
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 17
Nervous System Neoplasms 16
Skin Ulcers 16
Viral Illness 16
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 16
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 15
Disequilibrium 15
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 15
Pneumothorax 15
Appendectomy 15
Transurethral Procedures 15
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 14
Connective Tissue Disorders 14
Transient Ischemia 13
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 13
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 13
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 13
Atherosclerosis 13
Coagulation Disorders 13
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 12
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 12
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 12
Vagina, Cervix and Vulva Procedures 12
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 12
Hernia Procedures 12
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 12
Nonspecific CVA and Precerebral Occlusion without Infarction 12
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 12
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 11
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 11
Knee Procedures 11
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 11
Headaches 11
Chest Pain 11