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Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, Americus, GA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Georgia
In Georgia Hospitals Dec 16 2019

Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, Americus, GA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Georgia. 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.


The Lodge, Warner Robins, GA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Georgia
In Georgia Nursing Homes Dec 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that The Lodge, Warner Robins, GA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Georgia. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Gentiva Hospice, Atlanta, GA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Georgia
In Georgia Hospices Dec 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Gentiva Hospice, Atlanta, GA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Georgia.


DR. GEORGE S STEFANIS is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Georgia based on Case Volume
In Georgia Surgeons Dec 16 2019

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


Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown, Columbus, GA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations in Georgia
In Georgia Hospitals Dec 12 2019

Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown, Columbus, GA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations in Georgia. 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).


The Oaks - Scenic View Skilled Nursing, Baldwin, GA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in Georgia
In Georgia Nursing Homes Dec 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that The Oaks - Scenic View Skilled Nursing, Baldwin, GA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in Georgia.


Wellstar Community Hospice, Austell, GA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in Georgia
In Georgia Hospices Dec 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Wellstar Community Hospice, Austell, GA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in Georgia.


Kindred at Home, Marietta, GA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Georgia
In Georgia Home Health Agencies Dec 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Kindred at Home, Marietta, GA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Georgia.


DR. THOMAS LANE BRADBURY is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Georgia based on Case Volume
In Georgia Surgeons Dec 12 2019

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


Anchor Hospital, Atlanta, GA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations in Georgia
In Georgia Hospitals Dec 09 2019

Anchor Hospital, Atlanta, GA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations in Georgia. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


How long do patients stay in Pruitthealth - Bethany, Millen Post Hospital Discharge?
In Georgia Nursing Homes Dec 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand how long patients stay in nursing homes post Hospital discharge by DRG Group. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Central Home Health Care, an Amedisys Company, Douglasville, GA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Georgia
In Georgia Home Health Agencies Dec 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Central Home Health Care, an Amedisys Company, Douglasville, GA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Georgia.


DR. ERIC RAUL GUERRA is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Georgia based on Case Volume
In Georgia Surgeons Dec 09 2019

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


Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Hamilton Medical Center for Hip & Knee Replacement?
In Georgia Hospitals Dec 05 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Hamilton Medical Center for Hip & Knee Replacement?. 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 Hamilton Medical Center for Hip & Knee Replacement.


Riverside Health Care Center, Covington, GA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Georgia
In Georgia Nursing Homes Dec 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Riverside Health Care Center, Covington, GA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Georgia.


Bethany Hospice and Palliative Care, Valdosta, GA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Georgia
In Georgia Hospices Dec 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Bethany Hospice and Palliative Care, Valdosta, GA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Georgia.


DR. WILLIAM A COOPER is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Georgia based on Case Volume
In Georgia Surgeons Dec 05 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. WILLIAM A COOPER is among the top ranked surgeons in Georgia 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 Tift Regional Medical Center?
In Georgia Hospitals Dec 02 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Cholecystectomy surgeries at Tift Regional 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.


Southland Health And Rehabilitation, Peachtree City, GA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Georgia
In Georgia Nursing Homes Dec 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Southland Health And Rehabilitation, Peachtree City, GA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Georgia. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Hospice of South Georgia, Valdosta, GA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Georgia
In Georgia Hospices Dec 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hospice of South Georgia, Valdosta, GA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Georgia.


DR. MARION E SCHERTZER is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Georgia based on Case Volume
In Georgia Surgeons Dec 02 2019

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