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What are Doctors' Community Hospital Spine Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?
In Maryland Hospitals Oct 02 2019

What are Doctors' Community Hospital Spine Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data and determined of the 277 Spine surgeries at Doctors' Community Hospital, 35 were readmitted which was a readmission rate of 12.64%.


The Village at Rockville, Rockville, MD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Maryland
In Maryland Nursing Homes Oct 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that The Village at Rockville, Rockville, MD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Maryland.


Hospice of Frederick County, Frederick, MD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Maryland
In Maryland Hospices Oct 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hospice of Frederick County, Frederick, MD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Maryland.


Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling COPD patients in Maryland
In Maryland Home Health Agencies Oct 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling COPD patients in Maryland.


DR. FRANK ROSS EBERT is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Oct 02 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. FRANK ROSS EBERT 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 Diabetes Hospitalizations in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Sep 27 2019

Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Diabetes Hospitalizations in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Diabetes Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Bradford Oaks Center, Clinton, MD is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Patients in Maryland
In Maryland Nursing Homes Sep 27 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Bradford Oaks Center, Clinton, MD is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Patients in Maryland. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, MD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Maryland
In Maryland Hospices Sep 27 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, MD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Maryland.


Home Call - Frederick, Frederick, MD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Maryland
In Maryland Home Health Agencies Sep 27 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Home Call - Frederick, Frederick, MD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Maryland.


DR. VINCENT CIFELLO is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Sep 27 2019

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


Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center, Rockville, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Stent Surgeries in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Sep 25 2019

Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center, Rockville, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Stent Surgeries in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) 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.


FutureCare - Good Samaritian, Baltimore, MD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Heart Attack patients in Maryland
In Maryland Nursing Homes Sep 25 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that FutureCare - Good Samaritian, Baltimore, MD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Heart Attack patients in Maryland.


Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, MD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Maryland
In Maryland Hospices Sep 25 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, MD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Maryland.


DR. R.C. STEWART FINNEY is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Sep 25 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. R.C. STEWART FINNEY 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 Medical Center, Baltimore, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for COPD Hospitalizations in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Sep 20 2019

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for COPD Hospitalizations in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for COPD 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).


Elkton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Elkton, MD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in Maryland
In Maryland Nursing Homes Sep 20 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Elkton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Elkton, MD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in Maryland.


Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, Columbia, MD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Maryland
In Maryland Hospices Sep 20 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, Columbia, MD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Maryland.


DR. GEOFFREY HAROLD SAUNDERS, P.A. is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Sep 20 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. GEOFFREY HAROLD SAUNDERS, P.A. 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 Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Glen Burnie, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations in Maryland
In Maryland Hospitals Sep 18 2019

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Glen Burnie, MD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations in Maryland. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations


Calvert Manor Healthcare Center, Rising Sun, MD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Maryland
In Maryland Nursing Homes Sep 18 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Calvert Manor Healthcare Center, Rising Sun, MD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Maryland.


DR. JAMES MACDONALD is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Maryland based on Case Volume
In Maryland Surgeons Sep 18 2019

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