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Stringfellow Memorial Hospital, Anniston, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for COPD Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Oct 09 2019

Stringfellow Memorial Hospital, Anniston, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for COPD Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by the percentage of Hospitalizations that were discharged to the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 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.


River City Center, Decatur, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Oct 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that River City Center, Decatur, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Alabama.


Southerncare New Beacon - Jasper, Jasper, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Oct 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Southerncare New Beacon - Jasper, Jasper, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in Alabama.


DR. CLIFTON THOMAS PANNELL LEWIS is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Oct 09 2019

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


Medical Center Enterprise, Enterprise, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Oct 07 2019

Medical Center Enterprise, Enterprise, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Pneumonia 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).


Aspire Physical Recovery Center Of West Alabama, Northport, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Oct 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Aspire Physical Recovery Center Of West Alabama, Northport, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates 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.


Saad Healthcare, Mobile, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in Alabama
In Alabama Home Health Agencies Oct 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Saad Healthcare, Mobile, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in Alabama.


DR. JASON RANDALL SEALE is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Oct 07 2019

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


What are Athens Limestone Hospital Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?
In Alabama Hospitals Oct 02 2019

What are Athens Limestone Hospital Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?. Dexur analyzed 2013-2017 Medicare claims data and determined of the 569 Hip & Knee Replacement surgeries at Athens Limestone Hospital, 41 were readmitted which was a readmission rate of 7.21%.


Eastern Shore Rehabilitation and Health Center, Daphne, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Kidney & UTI Patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Oct 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Eastern Shore Rehabilitation and Health Center, Daphne, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Kidney & UTI 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.


Saad Healthcare, Mobile, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Oct 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Saad Healthcare, Mobile, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Alabama.


DR. BRIAN M SCHOLL is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Oct 02 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. BRIAN M SCHOLL 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 Stent surgeries at Providence Hospital?
In Alabama Hospitals Sep 30 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Stent surgeries at Providence Hospital?. Dexur analyzed 2013-2017 Medicare claims data for Stent 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.


Diversicare of Big Springs, Huntsville, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Diabetes patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Sep 30 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Diversicare of Big Springs, Huntsville, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Diabetes patients in Alabama.


Southerncare New Beacon Scottsboro, Scottsboro, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Sep 30 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Southerncare New Beacon Scottsboro, Scottsboro, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Alabama.


Medical Centers Homecare, Guntersville, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling COPD patients in Alabama
In Alabama Home Health Agencies Sep 30 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Medical Centers Homecare, Guntersville, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling COPD patients in Alabama.


DR. GEORGE BLAINE BISHOP is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Sep 30 2019

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


Coosa Valley Medical Center, Sylacauga, 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 Sep 25 2019

Coosa Valley Medical Center, Sylacauga, 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 Oct 2015 to Sep 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.


Coosa Valley Medical Center, Sylacauga, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Skin Infections patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Sep 25 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Coosa Valley Medical Center, Sylacauga, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Skin Infections patients in Alabama.


Amedisys Home Health of Anniston, Anniston, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Sepsis patients in Alabama
In Alabama Home Health Agencies Sep 25 2019

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


DR. SIMON ROLAND BROOKS is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Sep 25 2019

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


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