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What are Portneuf Health Partners Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?
In Idaho Hospitals Dec 13 2019

What are Portneuf Health Partners Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data and determined of the 23 Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeries at Portneuf Health Partners, 11 were readmitted which was a readmission rate of 47.83%.


Quinn Meadows Rehabilitation and Care Center, Pocatello, ID is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in Idaho
In Idaho Nursing Homes Dec 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Quinn Meadows Rehabilitation and Care Center, Pocatello, ID is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in Idaho.


St Luke's Home Care & Hospice, Twin Falls, ID is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Idaho
In Idaho Home Health Agencies Dec 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that St Luke's Home Care & Hospice, Twin Falls, ID is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Idaho.


DR. BENJAMIN JOSEPH KARSTEN is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Idaho based on Case Volume
In Idaho Surgeons Dec 13 2019

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


MountainView Hospital, Idaho Falls, ID is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Spine Surgeries in Idaho
In Idaho Hospitals Dec 11 2019

MountainView Hospital, Idaho Falls, ID is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Spine Surgeries in Idaho. 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 Spine Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Lacrosse Health & Rehabilitation Center, Coeur D'Alene, ID is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Idaho
In Idaho Nursing Homes Dec 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Lacrosse Health & Rehabilitation Center, Coeur D'Alene, ID is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Idaho.


Hospice Visions, Twin Falls, ID is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Idaho
In Idaho Hospices Dec 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hospice Visions, Twin Falls, ID is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Idaho.


St. Luke's Home Care, Boise, ID is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in Idaho
In Idaho Home Health Agencies Dec 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that St. Luke's Home Care, Boise, ID is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in Idaho.


DR. JUSTIN MORONI DAZLEY is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Idaho based on Case Volume
In Idaho Surgeons Dec 11 2019

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


Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations in Idaho
In Idaho Hospitals Dec 06 2019

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations in Idaho. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations


Life Care Center of Sandpoint, Sandpoint, ID is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Idaho
In Idaho Nursing Homes Dec 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Life Care Center of Sandpoint, Sandpoint, ID is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Idaho. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


DR. RONALD D JENKINS is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Idaho based on Case Volume
In Idaho Surgeons Dec 06 2019

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


Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa, Nampa, ID is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations in Idaho
In Idaho Hospitals Dec 04 2019

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa, Nampa, ID is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations in Idaho. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Aspen Park of Cascadia is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Idaho based on Hospital Readmission Rates
In Idaho Nursing Homes Dec 04 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Aspen Park of Cascadia is among the top ranked nursing homes in Idaho with the lowest hospital readmission rates. CMS has initiated new programs to measure readmissions when a patient is discharged from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and then readmitted back to any hospital within 30 days of the original discharge. Patient outcomes and financial penalties are associated with these hospital readmission metrics.


Heart 'n Home Hospice & Palliative Care, Fruitland, ID is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Idaho
In Idaho Hospices Dec 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Heart 'n Home Hospice & Palliative Care, Fruitland, ID is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Idaho.


DR. STEVEN SCOTT HUERD is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Idaho based on Case Volume
In Idaho Surgeons Dec 04 2019

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


North Canyon Medical Center, Gooding, ID is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Idaho
In Idaho Hospitals Nov 29 2019

North Canyon Medical Center, Gooding, ID is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Idaho. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 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).


St. Luke's Rehabilitation Hospital, Boise, ID is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Spine patients in Idaho
In Idaho Nursing Homes Nov 29 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that St. Luke's Rehabilitation Hospital, Boise, ID is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Spine patients in Idaho.


St. Luke's Hospice, Boise, ID is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Idaho
In Idaho Hospices Nov 29 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that St. Luke's Hospice, Boise, ID is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Idaho.


DR. ERIC G BAIRD is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Idaho based on Case Volume
In Idaho Surgeons Nov 29 2019

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