Memorial Hermann Hospital System 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 Memorial Hermann Hospice - Houston, TX Vitas Healthcare of Texas L P - Houston, TX Houston Hospice - Houston, TX Harbor Hospice of Houston - Houston, TX Vantage Hospice - Katy, TX
All 28,097
Surgical 10,490
Non Surgical 21,512
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 4,480
Heart Failure and Shock 2,045
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 1,574
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 1,132
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 1,130
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 1,119
Renal Failure 1,100
G.I.Hemorrhage 1,021
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 949
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 879
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 859
Acute Myocardial Infarction 839
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 807
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 790
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 766
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 723
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 670
Cellulitis 643
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 591
Other Vascular Procedures 569
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 559
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 549
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 533
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 457
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 441
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 422
Diabetes 420
G.I. Obstruction 410
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 387
Aftercare 383
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 362
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 344
Seizures 331
Cholecystectomy 325
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 316
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 315
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 311
Red Blood Cell Disorders 300
Pulmonary Embolism 272
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 268
Other Disorders of Nervous System 260
Medical Back Problems 250
Coronary Bypass 247
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 238
Extracranial Procedures 228
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 223
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 203
Syncope and Collapse 192
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 186
Hypertension 182
Bronchitis and Asthma 178
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 171
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 166
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 162
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 159
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 157
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 154
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 153
Disorders of Biliary Tract 151
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 150
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 149
Signs and Symptoms 148
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 147
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 142
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 141
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 140
Cervical Spinal Fusion 137
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 133
Endocrine Disorders 127
Endovascular Procedures 126
Major Chest Procedures 124
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 121
Complications of Treatment 120
Digestive Malignancy 119
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 117
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 113
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 111
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 110
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 110
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 108
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 107
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 106
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 104
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 104
Procedures for Obesity 101
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 99
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 97
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 95
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 95
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 94
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 90
Peptic Ulcer 90
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 89
Respiratory Neoplasms 86
Transient Ischemia 85
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 85
HIV with Major Related Condition 83
Pneumothorax 81
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 79
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 79
Chest Pain 78
Hernia Procedures 75
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 75
Pleural Effusion 72
Urinary Stones 72
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 72
Psychoses 71
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 70
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 70
OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES 70
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 69
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 67
Interstitial Lung Disease 66
Cardiac Arrest, Unexplained 66
Transurethral Procedures 63
Skin Debridement 63
Appendectomy 62
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 62
Major Chest Trauma 61
Coagulation Disorders 58
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 56
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 56
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 54
Upper Limb and Toe Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders 53
Nervous System Neoplasms 53
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 52
Skin Ulcers 52
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 51
Soft Tissue Procedures 50
Craniotomy with Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX 49
Limb Reattachment, Hip and Femur Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 46
Atherosclerosis 46
Allergic Reactions 44
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Non-Malignancy 43
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 43
Skin Grafts and Wound Debridement for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 43
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 43
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 42
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent 41
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 39
Osteomyelitis 38
Knee Procedures 37
Other Heart Assist System Implant 36
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 36
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 35
Spinal Procedures 35
Headaches 34
Major Esophageal Disorders 34
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 33
Carotid Artery Stent Procedures 33
Foot Procedures 33
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 32
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 32
Ventricular Shunt Procedures 32
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 29
Other Multiple Significant Trauma 29
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 28
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures 27
Disequilibrium 26
Viral Illness 25
Inflammation of the Male Reproductive System 25
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 25
Connective Tissue Disorders 25
Minor Skin Disorders 25
Other Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasm Diagnoses 25
Skin Graft 24
Shoulder, Elbow or Forearm Procedures, Except Major Joint Procedures 24
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 23
Fractures of Femur 22
Hypertensive Encephalopathy 22
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 22
Malignancy, Female Reproductive System 22
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 21
Minor Bladder Procedures 21
Other Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 21
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 19
Nonspecific CVA and Precerebral Occlusion without Infarction 18
Wound Debridements for Injuries 18
Anal and Stomal Procedures 18
Kidney and Urinary Tract Neoplasms 17
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 17
Other O.R. Procedures of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs 17
Thyroid, Parathyroid and Thyroglossal Procedures 17
Non-Bacterial Infections of Nervous System Except Viral Meningitis 17
Transurethral Prostatectomy 16
Dental and Oral Diseases 16
Bacterial and Tuberculous Infections of Nervous System 15
Major Procedures with Diagnosis of Other Contact with Health Services 15
VAGINAL DELIVERY 14
Malignancy, Male Reproductive System 14
Hand or Wrist Procedures, Except Major Thumb or Joint Procedures 14
Prostatectomy 13
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 13
Other Disorders of the Eye 13
Major Bladder Procedures 13
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 13
Infections, Female Reproductive System 12
Traumatic Injury 12
Other Male Reproductive System Procedures 12
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 12
Menstrual and Other Female Reproductive System Disorders 11
Other Injury, Poisoning and Toxic Effect Diagnoses 11
AICD Generator Procedures 11
Reticuloendothelial and Immunity Disorders 11
HIV with or without Other Related Condition 11
Rectal Resection 11