St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus 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 St. Luke's Visiting Nurse Association - Bethlehem, PA Heartland Home Health Care & Hospice - Allentown, PA Mercy Hospice - Bensalem, PA Family Pillars Hospice - Bethlehem, PA Aseracare Hospice - Allentown, PA
All 6,058
Surgical 1,159
Non Surgical 5,368
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,007
Renal Failure 548
Heart Failure and Shock 438
Acute Myocardial Infarction 331
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 282
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 264
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 237
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 222
G.I.Hemorrhage 215
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 198
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 196
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 179
Cellulitis 158
Other Disorders of Nervous System 145
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 141
Medical Back Problems 140
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 136
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 135
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 134
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 119
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 114
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 113
Diabetes 113
Bronchitis and Asthma 108
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 102
Hypertension 98
G.I. Obstruction 96
Red Blood Cell Disorders 91
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 76
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 75
Pulmonary Embolism 71
Endocrine Disorders 66
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 64
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 64
Syncope and Collapse 64
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 62
Seizures 60
Signs and Symptoms 58
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 57
Chest Pain 56
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 55
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 52
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 51
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 51
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 50
Coagulation Disorders 49
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 46
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 46
Disequilibrium 44
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 41
Cholecystectomy 41
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 40
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 40
Disorders of Biliary Tract 39
Transient Ischemia 38
Respiratory Neoplasms 38
Digestive Malignancy 37
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 37
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 36
Extracranial Procedures 35
Transurethral Procedures 33
Pleural Effusion 33
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 32
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 32
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 32
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 31
Complications of Treatment 31
Viral Illness 31
Headaches 31
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 30
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 28
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 28
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 25
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 25
Other Vascular Procedures 25
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 25
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 25
Peptic Ulcer 24
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 23
Urinary Stones 23
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 23
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 22
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 21
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 21
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 20
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 20
Hernia Procedures 19
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 19
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 19
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 19
Hypertensive Encephalopathy 17
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 17
Amputation of Lower Limb for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 16
Other Disorders of the Eye 16
Other Infectious and Parasitic Disease Diagnoses 16
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 16
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 15
Neurological Eye Disorders 15
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 15
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 15
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 14
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 14
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 14
Minor Skin Disorders 14
Other Circulatory O.R. Procedures 13
Nervous System Neoplasms 13
Skin Ulcers 13
Atherosclerosis 12
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 12
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 12
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 12
Skin Debridement 12
Interstitial Lung Disease 11
Connective Tissue Disorders 11