North Carolina Baptist 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 Trellis Supportive Care - Winston Salem, NC Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care - Mount Airy, NC Hospice of Davidson County - Lexington, NC Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care - Hillsville, VA Hospice of Iredell County - Statesville, NC
All 18,727
Surgical 9,411
Non Surgical 12,011
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,713
Heart Failure and Shock 862
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 742
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 623
Renal Failure 509
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 482
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 450
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 450
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 434
G.I.Hemorrhage 431
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 431
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 431
Acute Myocardial Infarction 427
Coronary Bypass 402
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 390
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 379
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 374
Kidney Transplant 373
Psychoses 362
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 338
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 327
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 319
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 291
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 275
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 256
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 256
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 255
Major Chest Procedures 245
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 237
Other Vascular Procedures 233
Seizures 232
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 229
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 226
Diabetes 222
Endovascular Procedures 220
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 213
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 207
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 207
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 198
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 196
Rehabilitation 196
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 195
Pulmonary Embolism 192
Cervical Spinal Fusion 184
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 179
Cellulitis 178
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 176
G.I. Obstruction 176
Disorders of Biliary Tract 168
Complications of Treatment 166
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 166
Red Blood Cell Disorders 166
Cholecystectomy 164
Hypertension 156
Medical Back Problems 156
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 153
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 146
Craniotomy with Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX 144
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 144
Major Chest Trauma 143
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 140
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 139
Syncope and Collapse 138
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 137
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 134
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 134
Extracranial Procedures 130
Other Disorders of Nervous System 129
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 126
Tracheostomy for Face, Mouth and Neck Diagnoses or Laryngectomy 125
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 123
Chest Pain 122
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 119
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 118
Acute Leukemia without Major Procedure 117
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 113
Signs and Symptoms 113
Nervous System Neoplasms 113
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 112
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 107
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 104
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 103
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 101
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 101
Chemotherapy 100
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 99
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 99
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 99
Respiratory Neoplasms 98
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 98
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 96
Chemotherapy without Acute Leukemia as Secondary Diagnosis 92
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 91
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 89
Pneumothorax 89
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 89
OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES 87
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 86
Hernia Procedures 79
Major Bladder Procedures 79
Other Multiple Significant Trauma 78
Endocrine Disorders 78
Digestive Malignancy 75
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 74
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 71
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions 70
Atherosclerosis 67
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 67
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 67
Full Thickness Burn with Skin Graft or Inhalation Injury 66
Ventricular Shunt Procedures 62
Coagulation Disorders 61
Minor Skin Disorders 59
Major Head and Neck Procedures 58
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 58
Procedures for Obesity 57
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 57
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 57
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 57
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 57
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 55
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 54
Pleural Effusion 54
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Non-Malignancy 54
Other Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 53
Bronchitis and Asthma 53
Spinal Procedures 52
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 51
Aftercare 50
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 50
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 47
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 46
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 46
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 45
Soft Tissue Procedures 45
Lymphoma and Leukemia with Major Procedure 44
Skin Graft 43
Peptic Ulcer 43
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 43
Viral Illness 43
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 42
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 42
Other Heart Assist System Implant 42
HIV with Major Related Condition 41
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 40
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 39
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 39
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 38
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 38
Carotid Artery Stent Procedures 37
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 37
Connective Tissue Disorders 35
Skin Debridement 35
Knee Procedures 35
Limb Reattachment, Hip and Femur Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 34
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Major Procedure 34
Other Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat O.R. Procedures 34
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 33
Headaches 33
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Other Procedure 33
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 33
Non-Extensive Burns 32
Transient Ischemia 32
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 31
Urinary Stones 31
Adrenal and Pituitary Procedures 31
Vagina, Cervix and Vulva Procedures 30
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 30
Thyroid, Parathyroid and Thyroglossal Procedures 30
Interstitial Lung Disease 29
Dental and Oral Diseases 28
Shoulder, Elbow or Forearm Procedures, Except Major Joint Procedures 28
Heart Transplant or Implant of Heart Assist System 27
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent 27
Major Skin Disorders 26
Extensive Burns or Full Thickness Burns with MV >96 Hours with Skin Graft 25
Osteomyelitis 25
Other Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasm Diagnoses 25
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 24
Major Esophageal Disorders 24
Wound Debridements for Injuries 24
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 24
Neurological Eye Disorders 24
Depressive Neuroses 23
Bacterial and Tuberculous Infections of Nervous System 23
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 23
Other Disorders of the Eye 22
Allergic Reactions 22
Transurethral Procedures 22
Skin Grafts and Wound Debridement for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 22
Intracranial Vascular Procedures with PDX Hemorrhage 21
Local Excision and Removal Int Fix Devices Except Hip and Femur 21
Other Male Reproductive System Procedures 21
Simultaneous Pancreas/Kidney Transplant 21
Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant 20
Nonspecific CVA and Precerebral Occlusion without Infarction 19
Disequilibrium 19
Appendectomy 18
Intraocular Procedures 18
AICD Generator Procedures 17
Other Injury, Poisoning and Toxic Effect Diagnoses 17
Major Procedures with Diagnosis of Other Contact with Health Services 17
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 17
Kidney and Urinary Tract Neoplasms 17
Upper Limb and Toe Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders 17
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 17
Hand or Wrist Procedures, Except Major Thumb or Joint Procedures 17
Skin Grafts for Injuries 16
Biliary Tract Procedures Except Only Cholecystectomy with or without C.D.E. 16
Anal and Stomal Procedures 16
Reticuloendothelial and Immunity Disorders 16
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 16
Nontraumatic Stupor and Coma 16
Cranial/Facial Procedures 16
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 15
Hepatobiliary Diagnostic Procedures 15
Hypertensive Encephalopathy 15
Cardiac Arrest, Unexplained 14
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures 14
Extraocular Procedures Except Orbit 14
Angina Pectoris 14
Neuroses Except Depressive 13
Malignancy, Female Reproductive System 13
Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant or T-cell Immunotherapy 13
Skin Ulcers 13
Acute Major Eye Infections 12
Inflammation of the Male Reproductive System 12
Traumatic Injury 12
Pelvic Evisceration, Radical Hysterectomy and Radical Vulvectomy 11
Fractures of Femur 11
Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat Malignancy 11
Other Factors Influencing Health Status 11
Acute and Subacute Endocarditis 11
Epistaxis 11
Foot Procedures 11
Mouth Procedures 11