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Bartlett Regional Hospital, Juneau, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Dec 04 2019

Bartlett Regional Hospital, Juneau, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations


How long do patients stay in Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna Post Hospital Discharge?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Dec 04 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.


Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Home Health Care, Fairbanks, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alaska
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Dec 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Home Health Care, Fairbanks, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alaska.


DR. CAROLYN C MAJORS is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Dec 04 2019

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


Where are patients getting readmitted after Spine surgeries at Providence Alaska Medical Center?
In Alaska Hospitals Nov 29 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Spine surgeries at Providence Alaska Medical Center?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Spine to see which hospitals receive these readmitted patients. This patient leakage data helps doctors understand how other hospitals affect their patient's safety and hospital's revenue.


How long do patients stay in PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, Ketchikan Post Hospital Discharge?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Nov 29 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.


Alaskan Home Health, Anchorage, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Sepsis patients in Alaska
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Nov 29 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Alaskan Home Health, Anchorage, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Sepsis patients in Alaska.


DR. SUSANNE E. FIX is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Nov 29 2019

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


Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Nov 27 2019

Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction 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 Prestige Care & Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage, Anchorage?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Nov 27 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.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Providence Home Health Care, Anchorage?
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Nov 27 2019

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


DR. JONATHAN RICHARD MCDONAGH is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Nov 27 2019

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


South Peninsula Hospital, Homer, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for COPD Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Nov 22 2019

South Peninsula Hospital, Homer, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for COPD Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for COPD 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).


Denali Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Nursing Homes Nov 22 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Denali Center 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 Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Home Health Care, Fairbanks?
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Nov 22 2019

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


DR. ELISHA T POWELL is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Nov 22 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. ELISHA T POWELL 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 Highest Case Volume for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Nov 20 2019

Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations


How long do patients stay in Prestige Care & Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage, Anchorage Post Hospital Discharge?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Nov 20 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.


Providence Home Health Care, Anchorage, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alaska
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Nov 20 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Providence Home Health Care, Anchorage, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alaska.


DR. SHARON K SCHAEFER is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Nov 20 2019

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