Saint Barnabas Medical Center Hospice Referral Patterns and Quality Outcomes

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DRG Category Total Unique Beneficiaries Discharged (Jan 2016 - Dec 2018) 30 Day Hospice Admission Rate Post Hospital Discharge (%) Hospice Avg. LOS Hospice Median LOS Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice - West Orange, NJ Center For Hope Hospice And Palliative Care - Scotch Plains, NJ Grace Healthcare Services - Edison, NJ Serenity Hospice Care - Hamilton, NJ VITAS Healthcare Corporation atlantic - Livingston, NJ
All 14,190
Surgical 6,304
Non Surgical 10,047
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,741
Heart Failure and Shock 995
Kidney Transplant 600
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 592
Renal Failure 588
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 587
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 565
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 565
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 545
G.I.Hemorrhage 518
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 513
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 380
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 376
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 369
Seizures 355
Cellulitis 348
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 290
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 289
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 272
Acute Myocardial Infarction 240
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 236
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 226
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 219
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 218
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 215
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 211
Diabetes 211
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 202
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 195
Coronary Bypass 193
Other Vascular Procedures 189
G.I. Obstruction 182
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 181
Syncope and Collapse 171
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 170
Endovascular Procedures 170
Red Blood Cell Disorders 148
Medical Back Problems 143
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 139
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 137
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 134
Pulmonary Embolism 132
Bronchitis and Asthma 128
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 127
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 122
Complications of Treatment 118
Cholecystectomy 118
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 116
Digestive Malignancy 113
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 107
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 107
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 105
Major Chest Procedures 105
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 100
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Malignancy 97
Cervical Spinal Fusion 95
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 94
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 93
Respiratory Neoplasms 90
Procedures for Obesity 89
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 86
Disorders of Biliary Tract 84
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 83
Transurethral Procedures 81
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 81
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 80
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 80
Other Disorders of Nervous System 79
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 79
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 76
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 75
Uterine and Adnexal Procedures for Non-Malignancy 72
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 71
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 71
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 70
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 69
Signs and Symptoms 67
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 66
Transient Ischemia 65
Coagulation Disorders 65
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 65
Full Thickness Burn with Skin Graft or Inhalation Injury 64
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 64
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 64
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 63
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 62
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 62
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 58
Nervous System Neoplasms 57
Hypertension 55
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 55
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 55
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 53
Skin Graft 52
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 52
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 51
Skin Ulcers 49
Endocrine Disorders 49
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 47
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 47
Extracranial Procedures 47
Hernia Procedures 44
Viral Illness 43
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 42
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 42
Chest Pain 41
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 41
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 41
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 40
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 39
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 38
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 38
Major Bladder Procedures 37
Craniotomy with Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX 37
Peptic Ulcer 37
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 36
Malignancy, Female Reproductive System 36
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 35
Pleural Effusion 34
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 33
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 33
Pelvic Evisceration, Radical Hysterectomy and Radical Vulvectomy 33
Urinary Stones 33
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 33
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 31
Soft Tissue Procedures 31
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 31
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 29
Breast Disorders 29
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 29
Skin Debridement 29
Disequilibrium 28
Ventricular Shunt Procedures 28
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 27
Major Skin Disorders 27
Pneumothorax 27
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 26
Skin Grafts and Wound Debridement for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 26
Transurethral Prostatectomy 26
Interstitial Lung Disease 26
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 25
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 24
Major Chest Trauma 24
HIV with Major Related Condition 23
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 23
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 23
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia with Other Procedure 22
Minor Skin Disorders 22
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 22
Shoulder, Elbow or Forearm Procedures, Except Major Joint Procedures 22
Atherosclerosis 22
Appendectomy 21
Chemotherapy without Acute Leukemia as Secondary Diagnosis 21
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 21
Intracranial Vascular Procedures with PDX Hemorrhage 21
Connective Tissue Disorders 20
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 19
Dental and Oral Diseases 19
Spinal Procedures 18
Tracheostomy for Face, Mouth and Neck Diagnoses or Laryngectomy 18
Non-Extensive Burns 17
Vagina, Cervix and Vulva Procedures 17
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 17
Osteomyelitis 17
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 17
Headaches 17
Acute Leukemia without Major Procedure 16
Upper Limb and Toe Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders 16
Allergic Reactions 16
Biliary Tract Procedures Except Only Cholecystectomy with or without C.D.E. 15
Prostatectomy 15
Kidney and Urinary Tract Neoplasms 15
HIV with Extensive Procedure 14
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 14
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 14
Major Esophageal Disorders 14
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 13
Inflammation of the Male Reproductive System 13
Hypertensive Encephalopathy 13
Thyroid, Parathyroid and Thyroglossal Procedures 13
AICD Generator Procedures 13
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent 13
Extensive Burns or Full Thickness Burns with MV >96 Hours with Skin Graft 13
Anal and Stomal Procedures 13
Adrenal and Pituitary Procedures 12
Angina Pectoris 12
Other Disorders of the Eye 11
Wound Debridements for Injuries 11