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Southern Maine Health Care, Biddeford, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Psychoses Hospitalizations in Maine
In Maine Hospitals Dec 16 2019

Southern Maine Health Care, Biddeford, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Psychoses Hospitalizations in Maine. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Psychoses Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Brewer Center for Health & Rehabilitation, Brewer, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine
In Maine Nursing Homes Dec 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Brewer Center for Health & Rehabilitation, Brewer, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine.


Kindred at Home, Portland, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Maine
In Maine Home Health Agencies Dec 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Kindred at Home, Portland, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Maine.


DR. LEE L. THIBODEAU is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Dec 16 2019

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


Where are patients getting readmitted after Coronary Bypass surgeries at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center?
In Maine Hospitals Dec 12 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Coronary Bypass surgeries at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Coronary Bypass 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.


The Gardens, Camden, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in Maine
In Maine Nursing Homes Dec 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that The Gardens, Camden, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in Maine.


Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys Company, Bangor, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Dec 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys Company, Bangor, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in Maine.


DR. CATHEL AH MACLEOD is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Dec 12 2019

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


MaineGeneral Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Augusta, ME
In Maine Hospitals Dec 09 2019

MaineGeneral Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Augusta, ME. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations


The Cedars Skilled Nursing, Portland, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Renal Failure patients in Maine
In Maine Nursing Homes Dec 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that The Cedars Skilled Nursing, Portland, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Renal Failure patients in Maine.


Healthreach Homecare & Hospice, Waterville, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Dec 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Healthreach Homecare & Hospice, Waterville, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine.


Chans Home Health Care, Brunswick, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Maine
In Maine Home Health Agencies Dec 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Chans Home Health Care, Brunswick, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Maine.


DR. MICHAEL W BECKER is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Dec 09 2019

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


Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Sepsis Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Ellsworth, ME
In Maine Hospitals Dec 05 2019

Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Sepsis Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Ellsworth, ME. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by the percentage of Hospitalizations that were discharged to the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) for Sepsis 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 Brewer Center for Health & Rehabilitation, Brewer?
In Maine Nursing Homes Dec 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Brewer Center for Health & Rehabilitation, Brewer. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Healthreach Homecare & Hospice, Waterville, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Dec 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Healthreach Homecare & Hospice, Waterville, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Maine.


Kindred at Home, Portland, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in Maine
In Maine Home Health Agencies Dec 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Kindred at Home, Portland, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in Maine.


DR. RUPERT FINCKE is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Dec 05 2019

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


Northern Maine Medical Center, Fort Kent, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Psychoses Hospitalizations in Maine
In Maine Hospitals Dec 02 2019

Northern Maine Medical Center, Fort Kent, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Psychoses Hospitalizations in Maine. Dexur analyzed Oct 2016 to Sep 2019 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Psychoses 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).


St. Mary's D'Youville Pavilion is among the top ranked Nursing Homes within 50 miles from Lewiston, ME based on Case Volume
In Maine Nursing Homes Dec 02 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that St. Mary's D'Youville Pavilion is among the top ranked nursing homes within 50 miles from Lewiston, ME based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice, Lewiston, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Dec 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice, Lewiston, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in Maine.


York Hospital Home Care, York, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Maine
In Maine Home Health Agencies Dec 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that York Hospital Home Care, York, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Maine.


DR. MATS AGREN is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Dec 02 2019

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