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University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Aug 16 2019

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) in the ICU for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


What is the Post Hospital Readmission Rate from Dennett Road Manor, Oakland?
In Maryland Nursing Homes Aug 16 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.


Hospice of the Chesapeake is among the top ranked Hospices in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Hospices Aug 16 2019

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


What Hospitals Refer Patients to MedStar Health VNA, Baltimore?
In Maryland Home Health Agencies Aug 16 2019

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


DR. PAUL C MCAFEE is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Aug 16 2019

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


University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton, Easton, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Spine Surgeries in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Aug 14 2019

University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton, Easton, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Spine Surgeries in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) 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 Glen Meadows Retirement, Glen Arm Post Hospital Discharge?
In Maryland Nursing Homes Aug 14 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.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Holy Cross Home Care and Hospice, Silver Spring?
In Maryland Hospices Aug 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Holy Cross Home Care and Hospice, Silver Spring. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


MedStar Health VNA is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Home Health Agencies Aug 14 2019

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


DR. ROGER A FILAMOR is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Aug 14 2019

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


MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Colorectal Surgeries in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Aug 09 2019

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Colorectal Surgeries in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 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).


Spa Creek Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Nursing Homes Aug 09 2019

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


Carroll Hospice is among the top ranked Hospices in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Hospices Aug 09 2019

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


Home Call - Frederick is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies within 25 miles from Frederick, MD based on Case Volume
In Maryland Home Health Agencies Aug 09 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Home Call - Frederick is among the top ranked home health agencies within 25 miles from Frederick, MD based on episodes with visits at a Home Health Agency. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. MICHAEL FIOCCO is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Aug 09 2019

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


MedStar Saint Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Aug 07 2019

MedStar Saint Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by the percentage of Hospitalizations that were discharged to the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Blue Point Healthcare Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes within 25 miles from Baltimore, MD based on Hospital Readmission Rates
In Maryland Nursing Homes Aug 07 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Blue Point Healthcare Center is among the top ranked nursing homes within 25 miles from Baltimore, MD 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.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Hospice of Frederick County, Frederick?
In Maryland Hospices Aug 07 2019

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


Homecare Maryland is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Home Health Agencies Aug 07 2019

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


DR. GEORGE YANNI APOSTOLIDES is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Aug 07 2019

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


Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Stent Surgeries in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Aug 02 2019

Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Stent Surgeries in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Stent 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 Rockville Nursing Home, Rockville Post Hospital Discharge?
In Maryland Nursing Homes Aug 02 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.


Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care is among the top ranked Hospices in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Hospices Aug 02 2019

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


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Adventist HealthCare Home Health, Silver Spring?
In Maryland Home Health Agencies Aug 02 2019

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


DR. STEVEN C. LUDWIG is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Aug 02 2019

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


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