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St. Elizabeth Medical Center North, Edgewood, KY is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries in Kentucky
In Kentucky Hospitals Aug 19 2019

St. Elizabeth Medical Center North, Edgewood, KY is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries in Kentucky. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries


Kingsbrook Lifecare Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes within 50 miles from Ashland, KY based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Nursing Homes Aug 19 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Kingsbrook Lifecare Center is among the top ranked nursing homes within 50 miles from Ashland, KY based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Mountain Community Hospice - Bluegrass Care Navigators, Hazard?
In Kentucky Hospices Aug 19 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Mountain Community Hospice - Bluegrass Care Navigators, Hazard. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Caretenders, Louisville?
In Kentucky Home Health Agencies Aug 19 2019

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


DR. ROBERT DOUGLAS ADAMS is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Surgeons Aug 19 2019

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


Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Cholecystectomy Surgeries in Kentucky
In Kentucky Hospitals Aug 15 2019

Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Cholecystectomy Surgeries in Kentucky. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Cholecystectomy Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Baptist Health La Grange is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Kentucky based on Hospital Readmission Rates
In Kentucky Nursing Homes Aug 15 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Baptist Health La Grange is among the top ranked nursing homes in Kentucky 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.


Bluegrass Care Navigators is among the top ranked Hospices in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Hospices Aug 15 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Bluegrass Care Navigators is among the top ranked hospices in Kentucky based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Lifeline Health Care of Pulaski is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Home Health Agencies Aug 15 2019

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


DR. CLINT PATRICK HILL is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Surgeons Aug 15 2019

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


University of Louisville Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Stent Surgeries within 50 miles of Louisville, KY
In Kentucky Hospitals Aug 12 2019

University of Louisville Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Stent Surgeries within 50 miles of Louisville, KY. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Stent 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).


What is the Post Hospital Readmission Rate from Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, Greenville?
In Kentucky Nursing Homes Aug 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand post hospital readmissions via the nursing home. Patients were tracked from the date of hospital discharge back to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and back again to a hospital within 30 days. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Lourdes Hospice, Paducah?
In Kentucky Hospices Aug 12 2019

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


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Amedisys Home Health, Columbia?
In Kentucky Home Health Agencies Aug 12 2019

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


DR. REID B BROWN is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Surgeons Aug 12 2019

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


Norton Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Spine Surgeries within 100 miles of Louisville, KY
In Kentucky Hospitals Aug 08 2019

Norton Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Spine Surgeries within 100 miles of Louisville, KY. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates 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.


How long do patients stay in Grand Haven Nursing Home, Cynthiana Post Hospital Discharge?
In Kentucky Nursing Homes Aug 08 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.


Hospice of Southern Kentucky is among the top ranked Hospices in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Hospices Aug 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Hospice of Southern Kentucky is among the top ranked hospices in Kentucky based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Caretenders is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies within 50 miles from Lexington, KY based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Home Health Agencies Aug 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Caretenders is among the top ranked home health agencies within 50 miles from Lexington, KY based on episodes with visits at a Home Health Agency. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. ROBERT K SALLEY is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Surgeons Aug 08 2019

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


Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare, Louisville, KY is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries in Kentucky
In Kentucky Hospitals Aug 05 2019

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare, Louisville, KY is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries in Kentucky. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Nazareth Home Clifton, Louisville?
In Kentucky Nursing Homes Aug 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Nazareth Home Clifton, Louisville. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Somerset?
In Kentucky Hospices Aug 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Somerset. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Baptist Health Home Care Louisville is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Home Health Agencies Aug 05 2019

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


DR. TAGE HAASE is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Kentucky based on Case Volume
In Kentucky Surgeons Aug 05 2019

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


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