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Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox, IL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Illinois
In Illinois Hospitals Dec 13 2019

Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox, IL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Illinois. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations


Lexington of Elmhurst, Elmhurst, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Kidney & UTI Patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Dec 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Lexington of Elmhurst, Elmhurst, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Kidney & UTI 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.


Residential Home Health and Hospice, Shiloh, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Illinois
In Illinois Hospices Dec 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Residential Home Health and Hospice, Shiloh, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Illinois.


Unity Point at Home, Moline, IL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Sepsis patients in Illinois
In Illinois Home Health Agencies Dec 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Unity Point at Home, Moline, IL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Sepsis patients in Illinois.


DR. JUAN JOSE BONILLA is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Dec 13 2019

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


Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Coronary Bypass Surgeries in Illinois
In Illinois Hospitals Dec 11 2019

Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Coronary Bypass Surgeries in Illinois. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) in the ICU for Coronary Bypass Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Providence Downers Grove, Downers Grove, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Pneumonia patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Dec 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Providence Downers Grove, Downers Grove, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates 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.


DR. JEFFERY M. JONES is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Dec 11 2019

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


Where are patients getting readmitted after Stent surgeries at Presence Mercy Medical Center?
In Illinois Hospitals Dec 06 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Stent surgeries at Presence Mercy Medical Center?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Stent 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.


Warren Park Health & Living Ctr, Chicago, IL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Psychoses patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Dec 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Warren Park Health & Living Ctr, Chicago, IL is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Psychoses patients in Illinois.


DR. JEFFREY PAUL SCHWARTZ is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Dec 06 2019

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


Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations within 25 miles of Lake Forest, IL
In Illinois Hospitals Dec 04 2019

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations within 25 miles of Lake Forest, IL. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 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.


Rush Oak Park Hsp Skilled Care Unit, Oak Park, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Dec 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Rush Oak Park Hsp Skilled Care Unit, Oak Park, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS 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.


Adventist Health Care at Home, La Grange, IL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Illinois
In Illinois Home Health Agencies Dec 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Adventist Health Care at Home, La Grange, IL is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Illinois.


DR. RAJU GHATE is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Dec 04 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. RAJU GHATE 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 Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Colorectal Surgeries in Illinois
In Illinois Hospitals Nov 29 2019

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Colorectal Surgeries in Illinois. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Colorectal Surgeries. 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).


Transitional Care of Arl Hts, Arlington Heights, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Kidney & UTI patients in Illinois
In Illinois Nursing Homes Nov 29 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Transitional Care of Arl Hts, Arlington Heights, IL is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Kidney & UTI 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.


Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care, Mount Prospect, IL is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Illinois
In Illinois Hospices Nov 29 2019

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


DR. ROBERT STEVEN WOJCIK is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Illinois based on Case Volume
In Illinois Surgeons Nov 29 2019

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