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Providence Hospital, Mobile, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Nov 13 2019

Providence Hospital, Mobile, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Rehab Select at Hillview Terrace, Montgomery, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Nov 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Rehab Select at Hillview Terrace, Montgomery, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Alabama. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Comfort Care Hospice of Pelham, Pelham, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Nov 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Comfort Care Hospice of Pelham, Pelham, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Alabama.


Amedisys Home Health of Montgomery, Montgomery, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Alabama
In Alabama Home Health Agencies Nov 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Amedisys Home Health of Montgomery, Montgomery, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Alabama.


DR. JEFFREY K ANDERSON is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Nov 13 2019

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


Thomas Hospital, Fairhope, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Nov 18 2019

Thomas Hospital, Fairhope, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 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.


Forest Manor is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Nursing Homes Nov 18 2019

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


DR. JOHN WILLIAM BOYER is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Nov 18 2019

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


DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Nov 06 2019

DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Pulmonary Embolism 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).


Florala Health and Rehabilitation, Florala, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Psychoses patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Nov 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Florala Health and Rehabilitation, Florala, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Psychoses patients in Alabama.


Alacare Home Health & Hospice, Hoover, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Nov 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Alacare Home Health & Hospice, Hoover, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Alabama.


DR. JAMES WHITE is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Nov 06 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. JAMES WHITE is among the top ranked surgeons in Alabama 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 Baptist Medical Center South?
In Alabama Hospitals Nov 04 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Spine surgeries at Baptist Medical Center South?. 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.


Chapman Healthcare Center, Alexander City, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Heart Failure Patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Chapman Healthcare Center, Alexander City, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Heart Failure Patients in Alabama. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Covenant Hospice - Dothan, Dothan, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Covenant Hospice - Dothan, Dothan, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Alabama.


Decatur Morgan Homecare, Decatur, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alabama
In Alabama Home Health Agencies Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Decatur Morgan Homecare, Decatur, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alabama.


DR. DONALD CHARLES GROSS is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Nov 04 2019

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


St. Vincent's East, Birmingham, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Oct 28 2019

St. Vincent's East, Birmingham, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by the percentage of Hospitalizations that were discharged to the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Cottage of the Shoals, Tuscumbia, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Oct 28 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Cottage of the Shoals, Tuscumbia, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Alabama.


Kindred Hospice - Huntsville, Huntsville, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Oct 28 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Kindred Hospice - Huntsville, Huntsville, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Alabama.


DR. STEPHEN FOREST CLARK is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Oct 28 2019

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