Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside 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 Hospice of New Jersey - Bloomfield, NJ Atlantic Health System - Morristown, NJ Grace Healthcare Services - Edison, NJ VITAS Healthcare Corporation atlantic - Livingston, NJ Compassus - Greater New Jersey - Willingboro, NJ
All 7,096
Surgical 1,949
Non Surgical 6,020
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,085
Heart Failure and Shock 537
Acute Myocardial Infarction 369
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 368
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 346
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 340
G.I.Hemorrhage 337
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 325
Psychoses 320
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 317
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 310
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 285
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 278
Renal Failure 244
Cellulitis 227
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 174
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 168
Red Blood Cell Disorders 159
Syncope and Collapse 158
Medical Back Problems 152
Bronchitis and Asthma 138
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 133
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 118
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 117
Cholecystectomy 110
Diabetes 108
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 102
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 98
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 98
Chest Pain 94
G.I. Obstruction 94
Procedures for Obesity 88
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 85
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 83
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 83
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 82
Seizures 81
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 78
Other Vascular Procedures 71
Transient Ischemia 69
Hypertension 68
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 65
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 63
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 55
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 54
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 54
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 53
Other Disorders of Nervous System 53
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 53
Disequilibrium 52
Digestive Malignancy 52
Signs and Symptoms 50
Pulmonary Embolism 50
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 50
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 49
Disorders of Biliary Tract 47
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 45
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 45
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 45
Atherosclerosis 41
Hernia Procedures 41
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 41
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 38
Respiratory Neoplasms 37
Coagulation Disorders 36
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 35
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 34
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 34
Viral Illness 34
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 34
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 34
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 33
Complications of Treatment 33
Transurethral Procedures 31
Pleural Effusion 31
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 31
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 30
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 30
Urinary Stones 29
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 28
Major Chest Procedures 28
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 27
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 27
Major Chest Trauma 27
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 27
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 26
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 26
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 25
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 25
Nervous System Neoplasms 25
Cervical Spinal Fusion 25
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 25
Peptic Ulcer 24
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 24
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 24
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 24
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 23
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 22
Angina Pectoris 22
Pneumothorax 21
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 21
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 21
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 21
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 21
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 20
Depressive Neuroses 20
Appendectomy 20
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 20
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 19
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 19
Cardiac Pacemaker Revision Except Device Replacement 19
Endocrine Disorders 18
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 17
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 17
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 16
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 15
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 15
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 15
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 14
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 14
Soft Tissue Procedures 13
Skin Debridement 13
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 13
Epistaxis 13
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 13
Skin Ulcers 13
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 12
Interstitial Lung Disease 12
Connective Tissue Disorders 12
Skin Graft 12
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 12
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 12
Breast Disorders 11