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Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations in Maine
In Maine Hospitals Nov 21 2019

Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations in Maine. 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 Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations. 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 Seaside Rehabilitation & Health Care, Portland Post Hospital Discharge?
In Maine Nursing Homes Nov 21 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.


CHANS Home Health & Hospice, Brunswick, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Nov 21 2019

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


DR. WILLIAM A DIETZ is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Nov 21 2019

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


York Hospital, York, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in Maine
In Maine Hospitals Nov 14 2019

York Hospital, York, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in Maine. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) 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.


Seaside Rehabilitation & Health Care, Portland, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Maine
In Maine Nursing Homes Nov 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Seaside Rehabilitation & Health Care, Portland, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Maine.


CHANS Home Health & Hospice, Brunswick, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Nov 14 2019

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


Community Health & Counseling Services, Bangor, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Maine
In Maine Home Health Agencies Nov 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Community Health & Counseling Services, Bangor, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Maine.


DR. CATHERINE A SHARE is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Nov 14 2019

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


Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations in Maine
In Maine Hospitals Nov 18 2019

Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, ME is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations in Maine. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations


St. Mary's D'Youville Pavilion, Lewiston, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Maine
In Maine Nursing Homes Nov 18 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that St. Mary's D'Youville Pavilion, Lewiston, ME is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Maine.


Community Health & Counseling Services, Bangor, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Nov 18 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Community Health & Counseling Services, Bangor, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine.


Professional Home Nursing, Caribou, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine
In Maine Home Health Agencies Nov 18 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Professional Home Nursing, Caribou, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine.


DR. JEFFREY L BUSH is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Nov 18 2019

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


Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Maine Medical Center for Stent?
In Maine Hospitals Nov 07 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Maine Medical Center for Stent?. Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 and showed the top surgeons contributing the most revenue (Defined as Medicare payments) to Maine Medical Center for Stent.


Northern Light Continuing Care Lakewood is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Nursing Homes Nov 07 2019

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


Northern Light HomeCare & Hospice, South Portland, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Northern Light HomeCare & Hospice, South Portland, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Maine.


DR. MELVILLE PARKER ROBERTS is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Nov 07 2019

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


What are Central Maine Medical Center Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?
In Maine Hospitals Nov 04 2019

What are Central Maine Medical Center Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data and determined of the 487 Hip & Knee Replacement surgeries at Central Maine Medical Center, 49 were readmitted which was a readmission rate of 10.06%.


Marshwood Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Nursing Homes Nov 04 2019

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


Hospice of Southern Maine, Scarborough, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Maine
In Maine Hospices Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hospice of Southern Maine, Scarborough, ME is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Maine.


York Hospital Home Care, York, ME is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Maine
In Maine Home Health Agencies Nov 04 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 Pneumonia patients in Maine.


DR. REED D QUINN is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Maine based on Case Volume
In Maine Surgeons Nov 04 2019

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