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Riverland Medical Center, Ferriday, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Skin Infections Hospitalizations in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospitals Oct 15 2019

Riverland Medical Center, Ferriday, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Skin Infections Hospitalizations in Louisiana. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Skin Infections 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).


Port Allen Care Center, L.L.C., Port Allen, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Psychoses patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Oct 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Port Allen Care Center, L.L.C., Port Allen, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Psychoses patients in Louisiana.


Aime Hospice Care, Shreveport, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospices Oct 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Aime Hospice Care, Shreveport, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Louisiana.


Central Home Health, Metairie, LA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Home Health Agencies Oct 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Central Home Health, Metairie, LA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Louisiana.


DR. FERNANDO J. RUIZ is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Oct 15 2019

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


University Health Conway, Monroe, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Red Blood Cell Disorders Hospitalizations in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospitals Oct 11 2019

University Health Conway, Monroe, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Red Blood Cell Disorders Hospitalizations in Louisiana. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Red Blood Cell Disorders Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


St Margaret'S Daughters Home, New Orleans, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Oct 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that St Margaret'S Daughters Home, New Orleans, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in Louisiana.


Canon Health Care Hospice is among the top ranked Hospices in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Hospices Oct 11 2019

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


DR. DAVID P. HAMM is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Oct 11 2019

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


Lake Charles Memorial Health System, Lake Charles, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Sepsis Hospitalizations in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospitals Oct 08 2019

Lake Charles Memorial Health System, Lake Charles, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Sepsis Hospitalizations in Louisiana. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Sepsis Hospitalizations


Christwood is among the top ranked Nursing Homes within 25 miles from Covington, LA based on Hospital Readmission Rates
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Oct 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Christwood is among the top ranked nursing homes within 25 miles from Covington, LA 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.


DR. JASON A BREAUX is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Oct 08 2019

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


Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospitals Oct 04 2019

Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in Louisiana. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Willis - Knighton Medical Center, Shreveport, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Oct 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Willis - Knighton Medical Center, Shreveport, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in Louisiana.


Nursing Specialties, Lafayette, LA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Home Health Agencies Oct 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Nursing Specialties, Lafayette, LA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in Louisiana.


DR. MICHAEL A BANDA is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Oct 04 2019

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


CHRISTUS Lake Area Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Lake Charles, LA
In Louisiana Hospitals Oct 01 2019

CHRISTUS Lake Area Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Lake Charles, LA. 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).


Our Lady Of Prompt Succor Nursing Facility, Opelousas, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Nursing Homes Oct 01 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Our Lady Of Prompt Succor Nursing Facility, Opelousas, LA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Louisiana.


Hospice Tlc, Winnsboro, LA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Hospices Oct 01 2019

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


Amedisys Home Health, Baton Rouge, LA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Louisiana
In Louisiana Home Health Agencies Oct 01 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Amedisys Home Health, Baton Rouge, LA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Louisiana.


DR. TOMMIE MACK GRANGER is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Louisiana based on Case Volume
In Louisiana Surgeons Oct 01 2019

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