Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas 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 Austin - Austin, TX Texas Home Health Hospice-Austin - Austin, TX
All 4,469
Surgical 1,774
Non Surgical 3,021
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 359
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 323
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 159
Craniotomy and Endovascular Intracranial Procedures 155
Seizures 137
Heart Failure and Shock 119
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 114
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 113
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 111
Major Chest Trauma 94
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 93
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 91
Craniotomy with Major Device Implant or Acute Complex CNS PDX 90
Medical Back Problems 87
Renal Failure 77
Cellulitis 75
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 75
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 75
Diabetes 73
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 70
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 67
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 66
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 65
G.I.Hemorrhage 64
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 62
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 53
Syncope and Collapse 52
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 52
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 51
Acute Myocardial Infarction 51
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 49
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 49
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 48
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 47
Other Vascular Procedures 45
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 42
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 42
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 42
Cervical Spinal Fusion 41
Other Disorders of Nervous System 39
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 39
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 39
Endocrine Disorders 37
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 36
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 36
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 35
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 34
Hypertension 33
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 32
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 31
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 31
Skin Graft 30
Signs and Symptoms 30
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 30
Nervous System Neoplasms 29
G.I. Obstruction 29
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 28
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 28
Pneumothorax 28
Other Multiple Significant Trauma 27
Transient Ischemia 27
Red Blood Cell Disorders 26
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 26
Other Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 26
Extracranial Procedures 25
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 25
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 24
Spinal Procedures 24
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 23
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 23
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 23
Complications of Treatment 22
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 22
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 22
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 21
Non-Extensive Burns 21
Amputation for Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Disorders 21
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 20
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 20
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 20
Digestive Malignancy 20
HIV with Major Related Condition 20
Ventricular Shunt Procedures 20
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 19
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 19
Limb Reattachment, Hip and Femur Procedures for Multiple Significant Trauma 19
Cholecystectomy 19
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 18
Chest Pain 18
Intracranial Vascular Procedures with PDX Hemorrhage 17
Peptic Ulcer 17
Soft Tissue Procedures 17
Psychoses 16
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 16
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 15
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 14
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 14
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 14
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 14
Headaches 14
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 14
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 14
Connective Tissue Disorders 14
Respiratory Neoplasms 14
Full Thickness Burn with Skin Graft or Inhalation Injury 13
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 13
Pulmonary Embolism 13
Hernia Procedures 12
Mouth Procedures 12
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 12
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 12
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 12
Skin Debridement 12
Chemotherapy without Acute Leukemia as Secondary Diagnosis 12
Other Disorders of the Eye 11
Tracheostomy for Face, Mouth and Neck Diagnoses or Laryngectomy 11
Carotid Artery Stent Procedures 11
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 11
Minor Skin Disorders 11
Other Ear, Nose, Mouth and Throat O.R. Procedures 11
Dental and Oral Diseases 11
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 11