University of Maryland St. Joseph 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 Gilchrist's Hunt Valley - Hunt Valley, MD Stella Maris - Timonium, MD Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care - Columbia, MD Heartland Hospice Services - Baltimore, MD Carroll Hospice - Westminster, MD
All 13,877
Surgical 6,521
Non Surgical 8,602
Major Hip and Knee Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity 1,829
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis 1,185
Heart Failure and Shock 679
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Coronary Artery/Stent 513
Coronary Bypass 482
Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders 432
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction 417
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure 417
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders 407
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy 387
G.I.Hemorrhage 382
Psychoses 351
Renal Failure 348
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections 345
Major Joint and Limb Reattachment Procedures of Upper Extremity 321
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 297
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures 280
Nutritional and Miscellaneous Metabolic Disorders 279
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical 272
Acute Myocardial Infarction 261
Circulatory Disorders Except AMI with Cardiac Catheterization 249
Cardiac Valve and Other Major Cardiothoracic Procedures 243
Cellulitis 208
Revision of Hip or Knee Replacement 203
Combined Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion 187
Infections and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure 183
Syncope and Collapse 178
G.I. Obstruction 176
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint 159
Signs and Symptoms 156
Cholecystectomy 155
Red Blood Cell Disorders 152
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations 145
Medical Back Problems 144
Cervical Spinal Fusion 144
Pulmonary Embolism 140
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant 138
Other Digestive System Diagnoses 134
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses 132
Other Disorders of Nervous System 118
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Diagnoses 118
Bronchitis and Asthma 118
Diabetes 112
Endovascular Procedures 108
Transient Ischemia 104
Chest Pain 101
Degenerative Nervous System Disorders 100
Bilateral or Multiple Major Joint Procedures of Lower Extremity 93
Major Gastrointestinal Disorders and Peritoneal Infections 92
Kidney and Ureter Procedures 89
Major Male Pelvic Procedures 88
Hypertension 86
Extensive O.R. Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 84
Seizures 81
Fracture, Sprain, Strain and Dislocation Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh 79
Other Major Cardiovascular Procedures 78
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support 75
Nonspecific Cerebrovascular Disorders 75
Disorders of Biliary Tract 71
Postoperative and Post-Traumatic Infections 70
Disorders of Pancreas Except Malignancy 70
Pancreas, Liver and Shunt Procedures 69
Organic Disturbances and Intellectual Disability 67
Peripheral Vascular Disorders 66
Malignancy of Hepatobiliary System or Pancreas 63
Hernia Procedures 62
Cardiac Defibrillator Implant 60
Poisoning and Toxic Effects of Drugs 59
Coagulation Disorders 59
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis 58
Other Vascular Procedures 56
Respiratory Neoplasms 55
Extracranial Procedures 55
Other Respiratory System O.R. Procedures 55
Pathological Fractures and Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Malignancy 55
Bone Diseases and Arthropathies 50
Stomach, Esophageal and Duodenal Procedures 50
OTHER CARDIOTHORACIC PROCEDURES 49
Disequilibrium 48
Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 47
Pleural Effusion 47
Trauma to the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast 46
Ischemic Stroke with Use of Thrombolytic Agent 45
Alcohol/Drug Abuse or Dependence 45
Knee Procedures 44
Lower Extremity and Humerus Procedures Except Hip,Foot,Femur 44
Digestive Malignancy 43
Major Chest Procedures 43
Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders 43
Lymphoma and Non-Acute Leukemia 40
Other Kidney and Urinary Tract Procedures 40
Complications of Treatment 40
Otitis Media and Upper Respiratory Infection 40
Atherosclerosis 39
Postoperative or Post-Traumatic Infections with O.R. Procedure 39
Endocrine Disorders 39
Peptic Ulcer 38
Peritoneal Adhesiolysis 38
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue O.R. Procedures 38
Disorders of Liver Except Malignancy, Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 36
Tendonitis, Myositis and Bursitis 34
Other Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue and Breast Procedures 34
Wound Debridement and Skin Graft Except Hand, for Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 33
Other O.R. Procedures for Injuries 33
Aftercare, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 32
Fever And Inflammatory Conditions 32
Other Respiratory System Diagnoses 32
Urinary Stones 32
Other Digestive System O.R. Procedures 31
Transurethral Prostatectomy 30
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 30
Back and Neck Procedures, Except Spinal Fusion, or Disc Devices/Neurostimulators 29
Major Hematological/Immunological Diagnoses Except Sickle Cell Crisis and Coagulation 29
Non-extensive Procedure Unrelated to Principal Diagnosis 28
Cardiac Congenital and Valvular Disorders 28
Cardiac Arrest, Unexplained 27
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma < 1 Hour 26
Other Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue Diagnoses 25
Respiratory Signs and Symptoms 25
Transurethral Procedures 25
Aortic and Heart Assist Procedures 25
Nervous System Neoplasms 25
Viral Illness 24
Major Chest Trauma 24
Kidney and Urinary Tract Signs and Symptoms 23
Major Bladder Procedures 22
Acute Adjustment Reaction and Psychosocial Dysfunction 22
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical with Spinal Curvature / Malignancy / Infection or Extensive Fusions 22
Soft Tissue Procedures 21
Percutaneous Intracardiac Procedures 21
Connective Tissue Disorders 21
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis 20
Interstitial Lung Disease 18
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 17
Headaches 17
ECMO or Tracheostomy with MV >96 Hours or PDX Except Face, Mouth and Neck 17
Appendectomy 17
Minor Skin Disorders 16
Pneumothorax 16
Biliary Tract Procedures Except Only Cholecystectomy with or without C.D.E. 15
Other Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Procedures 14
Skin Debridement 14
Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebellar Ataxia 14
Inflammation of the Male Reproductive System 14
Minor Small and Large Bowel Procedures 13
Other Ear,Nose,Mouth and Throat Diagnoses 12
Amputation for Circulatory System Disorders Except Upper Limb and Toe 12
Depressive Neuroses 12
Peripheral and Cranial Nerve and Other Nervous System Procedures 11
Breast Disorders 11
Biopsies of Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 11
Traumatic Stupor and Coma, Coma > 1 Hour 11
Skin Ulcers 11