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Bartlett Regional Hospital, Juneau, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Oct 25 2019

Bartlett Regional Hospital, Juneau, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) in the ICU for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Providence Health & Services Alaska is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Nursing Homes Oct 25 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Providence Health & Services Alaska 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.


Providence Home Health Care, Anchorage, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in Alaska
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Oct 25 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 Heart Failure patients in Alaska.


DR. THOMAS K KRAMER is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Oct 25 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. THOMAS K KRAMER 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 Cholecystectomy surgeries at Providence Alaska Medical Center?
In Alaska Hospitals Oct 23 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Cholecystectomy surgeries at Providence Alaska Medical Center?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Cholecystectomy 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.


South Peninsula Hospital is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Nursing Homes Oct 23 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that South Peninsula Hospital 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.


Frontier Home Health and Hospice, Anchorage, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alaska
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Oct 23 2019

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


DR. ROBERT J HALL is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Oct 23 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. ROBERT J HALL 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 30 Day Readmission Rates for Sepsis Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Oct 18 2019

Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Sepsis Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 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.


PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Nursing Homes Oct 18 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical 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.


Infinite Care Of Alaska, Anchorage, AK is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Sepsis patients in Alaska
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Oct 18 2019

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


DR. JAMES M EULE is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Oct 18 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. JAMES M EULE 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 Case Volume for COPD Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Oct 16 2019

South Peninsula Hospital, Homer, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for COPD Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for COPD Hospitalizations


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna?
In Alaska Nursing Homes Oct 16 2019

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


Peacehealth Ketchikan Medical Center is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Oct 16 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Peacehealth Ketchikan Medical Center 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. GARTH W LECHEMINANT is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Oct 16 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. GARTH W LECHEMINANT 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 Revenue Per Day for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations in Alaska
In Alaska Hospitals Oct 11 2019

Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, AK is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations in Alaska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Cardiac Arrhythmia 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).


Prestige Care & Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Nursing Homes Oct 11 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 Hospice & Home Care of Juneau, Juneau?
In Alaska Home Health Agencies Oct 11 2019

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


DR. CARSON S WEBB is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Alaska based on Case Volume
In Alaska Surgeons Oct 11 2019

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