Illinois Healthcare News & Research


Join Illinois Healthcare News & Research Newsletter

More than 100,000 Physicians, Healthcare professionals & patients read Dexur's local healthcare news & research

Where are patients getting readmitted after Spine surgeries at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin?
In Illinois Hospitals Nov 20 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Spine surgeries at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Spine 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.


Heritage Health-Bloomington, Bloomington, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Nov 20 2019

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


Great Lakes Caring Part of the Elara Caring Network, Palos Heights, IL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Illinois
In Illinois Home Health Agencies Nov 20 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Great Lakes Caring Part of the Elara Caring Network, Palos Heights, IL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Illinois.


DR. PATROKLOS STEVEN PAPPAS is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Nov 20 2019

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


What are NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston Hospital Colorectal Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?
In Illinois Hospitals Nov 15 2019

What are NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston Hospital Colorectal Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data and determined of the 581 Colorectal surgeries at NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston Hospital, 77 were readmitted which was a readmission rate of 13.25%.


Oak Brook Care, Oak Brook, IL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Oak Brook Care, Oak Brook, IL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Illinois.


Alexian Brothers Hospice, Hanover Park, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Illinois
In Illinois Hospices Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Alexian Brothers Hospice, Hanover Park, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Illinois.


Residential Home Health and Residential Hospice, Downers Grove, IL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Illinois
In Illinois Home Health Agencies Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Residential Home Health and Residential Hospice, Downers Grove, IL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Illinois.


DR. RUDOLPH ALAN ALTERGOTT is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Nov 15 2019

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


Advocate Bromenn Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Normal, IL
In Illinois Hospitals Nov 13 2019

Advocate Bromenn Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Normal, IL. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 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.


Alden Estates of Orland Park, Orland Park, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Pneumonia Patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Nov 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Alden Estates of Orland Park, Orland Park, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Pneumonia Patients in Illinois. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Unitypoint Hospice, Moline, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Illinois
In Illinois Hospices Nov 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Unitypoint Hospice, Moline, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Illinois.


DR. WILLIAM D PAYNE is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Nov 13 2019

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


Paris Community Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Paris, IL
In Illinois Hospitals Nov 08 2019

Paris Community Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Paris, IL. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Kidney & UTI 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).


Wauconda Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Wauconda, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Heart Failure patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Nov 08 2019

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


Bowes In-Home Care is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Home Health Agencies Nov 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Bowes In-Home Care is among the top ranked home health agencies in Illinois based on episodes with visits at a Home Health Agency. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. MARK S STEEN is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Nov 08 2019

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


Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon, IL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Illinois
In Illinois Hospitals Nov 06 2019

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon, IL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Illinois. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Bridge Care Suites, Springfield, IL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Embolism patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Nov 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Bridge Care Suites, Springfield, IL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Embolism patients in Illinois.


Carle Hospice, Champaign, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Illinois
In Illinois Hospices Nov 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Carle Hospice, Champaign, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Illinois.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to HRS Home Health, Lombard?
In Illinois Home Health Agencies Nov 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to HRS Home Health, Lombard. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


DR. BRETT R. LEVINE is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Nov 06 2019

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