Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 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 Penn Homecare & Hospice Services - Bala Cynwyd, PA Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice - Marlton, NJ Neighborhood Visiting Nurse Association - West Chester, PA Holy Redeemer Hospice-NJ, Shore - Egg Harbor Twp, NJ Compassionate Care Hospice - Westampton, NJ
All 17,699
Surgical 10,406
Non Surgical 9,747
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,181
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 888
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 616
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 596
Endovascular Procedures 569
Heart Failure and Shock 567
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 531
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 496
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 429
Major Chest Procedures 423
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 388
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 364
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 349
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 348
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 344
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 339
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 328
Renal Failure 323
G.I.Hemorrhage 320
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 293
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 283
Other Vascular Procedures 273
Coronary Bypass 272
Kidney Transplant 271
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 259
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 245
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 244
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 233
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 230
Complications of Treatment 230
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 222
Hernia Procedures 217
Seizures 214
Chemotherapy without Acute Leukemia as Secondary Diagnosis 211
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 204
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 203
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 196
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 194
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 189
Signs and Symptoms 185
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 178
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 177
Nervous System Neoplasms 177
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 169
G.I. Obstruction 167
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 165
Acute Myocardial Infarction 164
Tracheostomy for Face, Mouth and Neck Diagnoses or Laryngectomy 158
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 156
Pulmonary Embolism 155
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 153
Craniotomy with Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX 152
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 152
Acute Leukemia without Major Procedure 148
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 146
Cholecystectomy 145
Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant or T-cell Immunotherapy 141
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 138
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 137
Digestive Malignancy 136
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 136
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 134
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 132
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 130
Disorders of Biliary Tract 129
Extracranial Procedures 126
Respiratory Neoplasms 124
Red Blood Cell Disorders 122
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 121
Major Bladder Procedures 120
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 118
Diabetes 114
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 113
Lymphoma and Leukemia with Major Procedure 109
Other Disorders of Nervous System 108
Cellulitis 108
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 105
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 102
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 100
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 100
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 99
Cervical Spinal Fusion 95
Procedures for Obesity 94
Ventricular Shunt Procedures 88
Bronchitis and Asthma 87
Adrenal and Pituitary Procedures 87
Liver or Intestinal Transplant 85
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 85
Chemotherapy 84
Other Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat O.R. Procedures 81
Interstitial Lung Disease 80
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 79
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 79
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 79
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Non-Malignancy 78
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 78
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 77
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 77
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 76
Viral Illness 74
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 72
Connective Tissue Disorders 70
Heart Transplant or Implant of Heart Assist System 69
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Major Procedure 68
Syncope and Collapse 68
Pleural Effusion 66
OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES 65
Lung Transplant 65
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 63
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 62
Major Head and Neck Procedures 62
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 62
Endocrine Disorders 61
Medical Back Problems 60
Spinal Procedures 57
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 56
Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant 54
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 54
Hypertension 53
Thyroid, Parathyroid and Thyroglossal Procedures 48
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 48
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 45
Soft Tissue Procedures 45
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 45
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 43
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 42
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 42
Minor Skin Disorders 41
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 38
Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasms with Other Procedure 37
Coagulation Disorders 37
Atherosclerosis 37
Peptic Ulcer 37
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 36
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 34
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 34
Skin Graft 33
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 33
Non-Bacterial Infections of Nervous System Except Viral Meningitis 33
VAGINAL DELIVERY 33
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 32
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 32
Chest Pain 31
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 30
Dental and Oral Diseases 30
Cranial/Facial Procedures 30
Transient Ischemia 30
Headaches 30
Carotid Artery Stent Procedures 30
Skin Debridement 29
Wound Debridements for Injuries 29
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 28
Reticuloendothelial and Immunity Disorders 28
Other Myeloproliferative Disorders or Poorly Differentiated Neoplasm Diagnoses 28
Intracranial Vascular Procedures with PDX Hemorrhage 27
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures 27
Transurethral Procedures 27
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 26
Pneumothorax 26
Breast Biopsy, Local Excision and Other Breast Procedures 24
Osteomyelitis 24
HIV with Major Related Condition 24
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 23
CESAREAN SECTION 23
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 22
Bacterial and Tuberculous Infections of Nervous System 22
Biliary Tract Procedures Except Only Cholecystectomy with or without C.D.E. 22
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 22
Kidney and Urinary Tract Neoplasms 21
Mouth Procedures 21
Urinary Stones 21
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 20
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 20
Appendectomy 20
Sinus and Mastoid Procedures 20
Malignancy, Female Reproductive System 20
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 19
Hepatobiliary Diagnostic Procedures 19
Disequilibrium 18
Major Skin Disorders 18
AICD Generator Procedures 18
Mastectomy for Malignancy 17
Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat Malignancy 17
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions 17
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 17
Psychoses 17
Other Heart Assist System Implant 16
Major Procedures with Diagnosis of Other Contact with Health Services 16
Vagina, Cervix and Vulva Procedures 16
Major Esophageal Disorders 15
Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Puerperium Vaginal Delivery without Sterilization/D&C 15
Breast Disorders 14
Minor Bladder Procedures 14
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 14
Skin Ulcers 13
Local Excision and Removal Int Fix Devices Except Hip and Femur 13
Nonspecific CVA and Precerebral Occlusion without Infarction 13
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 13
Other O.R. Procedures of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs 13
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 13
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 13
Skin Grafts and Wound Debridement for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 12
Other Hepatobiliary or Pancreas Procedures 12
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 12
Allergic Reactions 11
Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Puerperium Cesarean Section without Sterilization 11