St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus 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 St. Luke's Visiting Nurse Association - Bethlehem, PA Heartland Home Health Care & Hospice - Allentown, PA Mercy Hospice - Bensalem, PA Aseracare Hospice - Allentown, PA Compassus - Allentown - Allentown, PA
All 5,937
Surgical 1,137
Non Surgical 5,275
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 956
Renal Failure 567
Heart Failure and Shock 402
Acute Myocardial Infarction 334
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 297
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 266
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 260
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 202
G.I.Hemorrhage 202
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 197
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 181
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 166
Cellulitis 165
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 152
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 144
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 144
Other Disorders of Nervous System 141
Medical Back Problems 137
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 133
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 130
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 124
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 111
Bronchitis and Asthma 108
G.I. Obstruction 106
Diabetes 105
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 87
Red Blood Cell Disorders 87
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 86
Hypertension 80
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 76
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 71
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 66
Syncope and Collapse 62
Pulmonary Embolism 60
Seizures 60
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 59
Signs and Symptoms 57
Chest Pain 57
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 56
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 55
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 55
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 54
Endocrine Disorders 54
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 53
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 49
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 43
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 43
Coagulation Disorders 43
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 43
Disorders of Biliary Tract 42
Cholecystectomy 41
Disequilibrium 41
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 39
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 38
Transient Ischemia 37
Digestive Malignancy 37
Respiratory Neoplasms 36
Transurethral Procedures 36
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 36
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 35
Pleural Effusion 35
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 32
Peptic Ulcer 31
Extracranial Procedures 30
Headaches 29
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 29
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 29
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 29
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 29
Viral Illness 27
Complications of Treatment 27
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 26
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 26
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 25
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 25
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 25
Urinary Stones 24
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 24
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 23
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 22
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 21
Other Vascular Procedures 21
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 20
Hernia Procedures 20
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 20
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 19
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 19
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 18
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 18
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 18
Neurological Eye Disorders 17
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 17
Hypertensive Encephalopathy 16
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 16
Interstitial Lung Disease 16
Other Disorders of the Eye 16
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 16
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 16
Atherosclerosis 16
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 15
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 15
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 15
Major Chest Trauma 14
Nervous System Neoplasms 14
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 14
Connective Tissue Disorders 13
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 13
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 13
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 13
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 13
Major Skin Disorders 11
Dental and Oral Diseases 11
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 11
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 11
Skin Debridement 11
Minor Skin Disorders 11