Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Home Health 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) 14 Day Home Health Admission Rate Post Hospital Discharge (%) Home Health Total Episodes Visits per Episode Lahey Health at Home - Beverly, MA Home Health VNA Merrimack Valley Hospice, HomeCare - Lawrence, MA VNA Care - Worcester, MA Caretenders - Needham Heights, MA Visiting Nurse And Community Care - Arlington, MA
All 19,860
Surgical 8,314
Non Surgical 14,331
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 2,338
Heart Failure and Shock 1,224
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 1,121
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 888
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 864
Renal Failure 819
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 811
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 800
Acute Myocardial Infarction 691
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 595
G.I.Hemorrhage 590
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 512
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 456
Medical Back Problems 433
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 411
Cellulitis 393
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 388
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 385
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 354
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 345
Endovascular Procedures 326
Syncope and Collapse 310
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 309
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 307
G.I. Obstruction 304
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 302
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 302
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 291
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 286
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 285
Disorders of Biliary Tract 270
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 258
Other Disorders of Nervous System 251
Coronary Bypass 251
Major Chest Procedures 249
Red Blood Cell Disorders 246
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 229
Seizures 224
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 213
Pulmonary Embolism 210
Major Chest Trauma 210
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 203
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 201
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 192
Diabetes 188
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 181
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 180
Cholecystectomy 173
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 173
Complications of Treatment 168
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 167
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 165
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 162
Bronchitis and Asthma 153
Other Vascular Procedures 150
Hernia Procedures 145
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 139
Chest Pain 138
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 136
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 130
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 130
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 129
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 127
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 126
Endocrine Disorders 123
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 122
Digestive Malignancy 121
Signs and Symptoms 119
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 118
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 112
Major Bladder Procedures 111
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 111
Transient Ischemia 109
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 108
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 107
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 107
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 104
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 103
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 103
Hypertension 99
Respiratory Neoplasms 96
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 90
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 88
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 86
Atherosclerosis 85
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 85
Liver or Intestinal Transplant 83
Pneumothorax 83
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 83
Cervical Spinal Fusion 83
Extracranial Procedures 81
Urinary Stones 80
Kidney Transplant 77
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 75
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 75
Nervous System Neoplasms 74
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 73
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 72
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 71
Coagulation Disorders 69
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 68
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 66
Peptic Ulcer 66
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 64
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 64
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 63
Disequilibrium 62
Viral Illness 61
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 59
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 59
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 58
Soft Tissue Procedures 58
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 56
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 53
OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES 53
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 52
Pleural Effusion 48
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 44
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 43
Reticuloendothelial and Immunity Disorders 37
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 32
Knee Procedures 31
Skin Debridement 30
Tracheostomy for Face, Mouth and Neck Diagnoses or Laryngectomy 29