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William W Backus Hospital, Norwich, CT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in Connecticut
In Connecticut Hospitals Dec 13 2019

William W Backus Hospital, Norwich, CT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in Connecticut. 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 Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Bethel Health Care Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Connecticut based on Case Volume
In Connecticut Nursing Homes Dec 13 2019

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


DR. WILLIAM VINCENT SARDELLA is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Connecticut based on Case Volume
In Connecticut Surgeons Dec 13 2019

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


Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Hartford Hospital for Spine?
In Connecticut Hospitals Dec 10 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Hartford Hospital for Spine?. Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data from Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 and showed the top surgeons contributing the most revenue (Defined as Medicare payments) to Hartford Hospital for Spine.


Waveny Care Center, New Canaan, CT is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Nursing Homes Dec 10 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Waveny Care Center, New Canaan, CT is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Connecticut. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, Danbury, CT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Hospices Dec 10 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, Danbury, CT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Connecticut.


DR. TIMOTHY PETER GOSTKOWSKI is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Connecticut based on Case Volume
In Connecticut Surgeons Dec 10 2019

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


Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Connecticut
In Connecticut Hospitals Dec 06 2019

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


Elim Park Health Care & Rehabilitation, Cheshire, CT is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Nursing Homes Dec 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Elim Park Health Care & Rehabilitation, Cheshire, CT is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Connecticut.


VITAS Healthcare, Middlebury, CT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Hospices Dec 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that VITAS Healthcare, Middlebury, CT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in Connecticut.


Western Connecticut Home Care, Danbury, CT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Home Health Agencies Dec 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Western Connecticut Home Care, Danbury, CT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Connecticut.


DR. S JAVED SHAHID is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Connecticut based on Case Volume
In Connecticut Surgeons Dec 06 2019

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


Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Stent Surgeries in Connecticut
In Connecticut Hospitals Dec 03 2019

Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Stent Surgeries in Connecticut. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Stent Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Lord Chamberlain Manor, Stratford, CT is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Heart Failure patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Nursing Homes Dec 03 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Lord Chamberlain Manor, Stratford, CT is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Heart Failure patients in Connecticut. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Hartford Healthcare at Home is among the top ranked Hospices within 25 miles from Bloomfield, CT based on Case Volume
In Connecticut Hospices Dec 03 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Hartford Healthcare at Home is among the top ranked hospices within 25 miles from Bloomfield, CT based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Kindred at Home, Farmington, CT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Home Health Agencies Dec 03 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Kindred at Home, Farmington, CT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in Connecticut.


DR. CHRISTOPHER B LYNCH is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Connecticut based on Case Volume
In Connecticut Surgeons Dec 03 2019

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


UConn John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington, CT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Connecticut
In Connecticut Hospitals Nov 29 2019

UConn John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington, CT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Connecticut. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 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).


Woodlake at Tolland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Tolland, CT is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Heart Failure Patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Nursing Homes Nov 29 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Woodlake at Tolland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Tolland, CT is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Heart Failure Patients in Connecticut. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


VITAS Healthcare, Middlebury, CT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in Connecticut
In Connecticut Hospices Nov 29 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that VITAS Healthcare, Middlebury, CT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in Connecticut.


DR. JONATHAN A HAMMOND is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Connecticut based on Case Volume
In Connecticut Surgeons Nov 29 2019

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