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Iberia Medical Center, New Iberia, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Heart Failure Hospitalizations in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospitals Nov 19 2019

Iberia Medical Center, New Iberia, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Heart Failure Hospitalizations in Louisiana. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by the percentage of Hospitalizations that were discharged to the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) for Heart Failure Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Highland Place Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Nov 19 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Highland Place Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is among the top ranked nursing homes in Louisiana based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Heart of Hospice - Southwest, Lake Charles, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospices Nov 19 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Heart of Hospice - Southwest, Lake Charles, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Louisiana.


DR. CARL SWAYZE RIGBY is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Nov 19 2019

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


Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospitals Nov 15 2019

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in Louisiana. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) in the ICU for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge?
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Ameracare Family Hospice, Covington, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospices Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Ameracare Family Hospice, Covington, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in Louisiana.


Southeast Louisiana Home Health, Hammond, LA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Attack patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Home Health Agencies Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Southeast Louisiana Home Health, Hammond, LA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Attack patients in Louisiana.


DR. WALTER PIERRE LEDET is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Nov 15 2019

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


Chirstus Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital, Lake Charles, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospitals Nov 12 2019

Chirstus Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital, Lake Charles, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Louisiana. 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.


Forest Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Covington, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Forest Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Covington, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Louisiana.


Heart of Hospice, Lafayette, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospices Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Heart of Hospice, Lafayette, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Louisiana.


DR. DAVID H MULL is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Nov 12 2019

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


Ochsner Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Diabetes Hospitalizations within 50 miles of New Orleans, LA
In Louisiana Hospitals Nov 08 2019

Ochsner Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Diabetes Hospitalizations within 50 miles of New Orleans, LA. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Diabetes Hospitalizations


What is the Post Hospital Readmission Rate from East Jefferson Hospital SNF, Metairie?
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Nov 08 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.


Louisiana Hospice And Palliative Care is among the top ranked Hospices within 50 miles from Monroe, LA based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Hospices Nov 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Louisiana Hospice And Palliative Care is among the top ranked hospices within 50 miles from Monroe, LA based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. SIDNEY L BAILEY is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Nov 08 2019

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


Where are patients getting readmitted after Colorectal surgeries at Ochsner Medical Center - NorthShore?
In Louisiana Hospitals Nov 05 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Colorectal surgeries at Ochsner Medical Center - NorthShore?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Colorectal 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.


Lexington House, Alexandria, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Nov 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Lexington House, Alexandria, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in Louisiana.


Guardian Hospice Care,Llc, Alexandria, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospices Nov 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Guardian Hospice Care,Llc, Alexandria, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Louisiana.


DR. ILYAS MUNSHI is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Nov 05 2019

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