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Mobile Infirmary, Mobile, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for COPD Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Dec 16 2019

Mobile Infirmary, Mobile, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for COPD Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 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.


Regency Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Huntsville, AL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Dec 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Regency Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Huntsville, 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.


Southerncare New Beacon - Jasper, Jasper, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Dec 16 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 Heart Attack patients in Alabama.


DR. ALEJANDRO VASQUEZ is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Dec 16 2019

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


Baptist Medical Center East, Montgomery, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Dec 11 2019

Baptist Medical Center East, Montgomery, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction 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 most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Dec 11 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 most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders patients in Alabama.


Southerncare New Beacon Of Anniston, Anniston, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Dec 11 2019

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


St.Vincent's Home Health, Birmingham, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alabama
In Alabama Home Health Agencies Dec 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that St.Vincent's Home Health, Birmingham, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Alabama.


DR. LOUIS A BRUNSTING is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Dec 11 2019

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


Grandview Medical Center, Birmingham, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Coronary Bypass Surgeries in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Dec 09 2019

Grandview Medical Center, Birmingham, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Coronary Bypass Surgeries in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Coronary Bypass Surgeries


Jacksonville Health and Rehabilitation, Jacksonville, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Psychoses patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Dec 09 2019

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


Kindred Hospice - Hoover, Birmingham, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Dec 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Kindred Hospice - Hoover, Birmingham, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in Alabama.


DR. HOWARD G MILLER is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Dec 09 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. HOWARD G MILLER 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 St.Clair, Pell City, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Dec 04 2019

St.Vincent's St.Clair, Pell City, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) 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.


Diversicare of Foley, Foley, 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 Dec 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Diversicare of Foley, Foley, 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.


DR. JAVAD GOLZARIAN is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Dec 04 2019

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


Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Skin Infections Hospitalizations in Alabama
In Alabama Hospitals Dec 02 2019

Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Skin Infections Hospitalizations in Alabama. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Skin Infections Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Jacksonville Health and Rehabilitation, Jacksonville, AL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Alabama
In Alabama Nursing Homes Dec 02 2019

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


Southerncare New Beacon Scottsboro, Scottsboro, AL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Alabama
In Alabama Hospices Dec 02 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 Pneumonia patients in Alabama.


Northwest Home Health - Haleyville, Haleyville, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Alabama
In Alabama Home Health Agencies Dec 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Northwest Home Health - Haleyville, Haleyville, AL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Alabama.


DR. STEVEN MICHAEL JACKSON is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Alabama based on Case Volume
In Alabama Surgeons Dec 02 2019

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