Christian Hospital Northeast - Northwest 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 BJC Hospice - Saint Louis, MO Heartland Hospice Serving St. Louis - Saint Louis, MO Vitas Healthcare Corporation Midwest - Saint Louis, MO Pathways Hospice and Palliative Care - Chesterfield, MO Kindred Hospice - Saint Louis, MO
All 7,294
Surgical 2,540
Non Surgical 5,738
Heart Failure and Shock 866
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 688
Renal Failure 414
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 388
G.I.Hemorrhage 320
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 287
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 285
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 263
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 252
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 230
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 226
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 224
Diabetes 220
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 211
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 188
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 188
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 182
Coronary Bypass 153
Cellulitis 148
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 146
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 145
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 145
Seizures 138
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 137
Acute Myocardial Infarction 136
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 132
Other Vascular Procedures 131
G.I. Obstruction 122
Red Blood Cell Disorders 119
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 117
Chest Pain 114
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 114
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 107
Major Chest Procedures 106
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 104
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 95
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 95
Syncope and Collapse 88
Transient Ischemia 87
Bronchitis and Asthma 86
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 80
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 74
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 73
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 69
Cholecystectomy 68
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 68
Other Disorders of Nervous System 68
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 66
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 66
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 66
Medical Back Problems 61
Signs and Symptoms 60
Respiratory Neoplasms 59
Pulmonary Embolism 58
Endovascular Procedures 58
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 56
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 55
Hypertension 54
Cervical Spinal Fusion 54
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 52
Aftercare 51
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 49
Rehabilitation 42
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 42
Complications of Treatment 41
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 39
Atherosclerosis 37
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 36
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 36
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 36
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 35
Peptic Ulcer 33
Skin Debridement 32
Disorders of Biliary Tract 32
Hernia Procedures 32
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 31
Extracranial Procedures 30
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 30
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 29
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 29
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 29
Digestive Malignancy 29
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 29
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 27
Pleural Effusion 26
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 26
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 26
Pneumothorax 26
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 26
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 25
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 25
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 24
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 23
Allergic Reactions 23
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 23
Coagulation Disorders 23
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 23
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 22
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 22
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 22
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 21
Other Heart Assist System Implant 21
Headaches 21
Endocrine Disorders 20
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 20
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 20
Minor Skin Disorders 20
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 19
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 19
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent 19
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 19
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 18
Disequilibrium 18
Viral Illness 18
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 18
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 18
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 17
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 17
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 17
Transurethral Procedures 16
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 16
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 16
Interstitial Lung Disease 16
Skin Ulcers 15
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 15
Urinary Stones 15
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 14
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 14
Knee Procedures 14
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence, Left AMA 14
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 14
Appendectomy 14
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 13
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 13
Major Esophageal Disorders 13
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 12
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 11
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 11
Psychoses 11
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 11
Soft Tissue Procedures 11
Nervous System Neoplasms 11
Skin Grafts and Wound Debridement for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 11
Kidney and Urinary Tract Neoplasms 11