Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center 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 Lower Cape Fear Hospice - Wilmington, NC Liberty Home Care - Wilmington, NC Amedisys Hospice Care - Pembroke, NC
All 3,787
Surgical 1,188
Non Surgical 2,911
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 478
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 464
Heart Failure and Shock 320
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 309
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 308
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 197
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 185
Renal Failure 183
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 145
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 124
G.I.Hemorrhage 122
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 106
Cellulitis 103
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 99
Chest Pain 81
G.I. Obstruction 78
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 73
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 71
Cholecystectomy 66
Acute Myocardial Infarction 59
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 56
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 56
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 53
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 51
Extracranial Procedures 49
Red Blood Cell Disorders 48
Pulmonary Embolism 47
Diabetes 45
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 42
Syncope and Collapse 41
Hypertension 40
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 40
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 31
Transient Ischemia 30
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 29
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 28
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 28
Bronchitis and Asthma 28
Signs and Symptoms 27
Medical Back Problems 27
Hernia Procedures 25
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 24
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 22
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 21
Other Disorders of Nervous System 21
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 20
Atherosclerosis 19
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 19
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 18
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 18
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 18
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 17
Other Vascular Procedures 17
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 15
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 15
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 15
Appendectomy 15
Major Chest Trauma 14
Complications of Treatment 14
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 14
Seizures 14
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 14
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 13
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 12
Peptic Ulcer 12
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 11
Respiratory Neoplasms 11
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 11
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 11