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Norton Sound Regional Hospital, Nome, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for COPD Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Aug 16 2019

Norton Sound Regional Hospital, Nome, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for COPD Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for COPD Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


What is the Post Hospital Readmission Rate from Wildflower Court, Juneau?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Aug 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand post hospital readmissions via the nursing home. Patients were tracked from the date of hospital discharge back to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and back again to a hospital within 30 days. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Hospice and Home Care of Juneau is among the top ranked Hospices in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Hospices Aug 16 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Hospice and Home Care of Juneau is among the top ranked hospices in Alaska based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Hospice & Home Care of Juneau is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Aug 16 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Hospice & Home Care of Juneau is among the top ranked home health agencies in Alaska based on episodes with visits at a Home Health Agency. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. SETH L KRAUSS is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Aug 16 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. SETH L KRAUSS is among the top ranked surgeons in Alaska based on case volume. Research has shown that case volume is associated with better quality outcomes.


ALASKA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL, LLC, Anchorage, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Aug 14 2019

ALASKA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL, LLC, Anchorage, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations


Prestige Care & Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Nursing Homes Aug 14 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Prestige Care & Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage is among the top ranked nursing homes in Alaska based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Frontier Home Health and Hospice, Anchorage?
In Alaska Hospices Aug 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Frontier Home Health and Hospice, Anchorage. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Providence In Home Services, Anchorage?
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Aug 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Providence In Home Services, Anchorage. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


DR. JOHN E LAPKASS is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Aug 14 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. JOHN E LAPKASS is among the top ranked surgeons in Alaska based on case volume. Research has shown that case volume is associated with better quality outcomes.


Peace Health Ketchikan Medical Center, Ketchikan, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Sepsis Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Aug 09 2019

Peace Health Ketchikan Medical Center, Ketchikan, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Sepsis Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Sepsis Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Denali Center, Fairbanks?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Aug 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Denali Center, Fairbanks. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Providence Health & Services Alaska is among the top ranked Hospices in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Hospices Aug 09 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Providence Health & Services Alaska is among the top ranked hospices in Alaska based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Fairbanks Memorial Hospital : Home Health Care is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Aug 09 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Fairbanks Memorial Hospital : Home Health Care is among the top ranked home health agencies in Alaska based on episodes with visits at a Home Health Agency. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. TIMOTHY I COHEN is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Aug 09 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. TIMOTHY I COHEN is among the top ranked surgeons in Alaska based on case volume. Research has shown that case volume is associated with better quality outcomes.


Bartlett Regional Hospital, Juneau, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Aug 07 2019

Bartlett Regional Hospital, Juneau, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations. Revenue per day is calculated by summing all Medicare revenue and dividing by the total patient days in the hospital. Optimizing for revenue per day can promote the triple aim of better care, better health, and lower cost. Since, revenue from Medicare is risk adjusted at the DRG level, fewer days in the hospital for a fixed DRG payment can lead to lower cost to the hospital (higher revenue per day) and better patient experience (fewer patient-days in hospital).


How long do patients stay in Providence Health & Services Alaska, Anchorage Post Hospital Discharge?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Aug 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand how long patients stay in nursing homes post Hospital discharge by DRG Group. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Hospice Services, Fairbanks?
In Alaska Hospices Aug 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Hospice Services, Fairbanks. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to South Peninsula Hospital HHA, Homer?
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Aug 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to South Peninsula Hospital HHA, Homer. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


DR. STEVEN R HOEBELHEINRICH is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Aug 07 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. STEVEN R HOEBELHEINRICH is among the top ranked surgeons in Alaska based on case volume. Research has shown that case volume is associated with better quality outcomes.


Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Aug 02 2019

Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


What is the Post Hospital Readmission Rate from Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Aug 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand post hospital readmissions via the nursing home. Patients were tracked from the date of hospital discharge back to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and back again to a hospital within 30 days. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Mat-Su Regional Home Health and Hospice is among the top ranked Hospices in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Hospices Aug 02 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Mat-Su Regional Home Health and Hospice is among the top ranked hospices in Alaska based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Mat-Su Regional Home Health & Hospice is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Aug 02 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Mat-Su Regional Home Health & Hospice is among the top ranked home health agencies in Alaska based on episodes with visits at a Home Health Agency. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. RICKY DWAYNE LATHAM is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Aug 02 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. RICKY DWAYNE LATHAM is among the top ranked surgeons in Alaska based on case volume. Research has shown that case volume is associated with better quality outcomes.


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