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What are Kalispell Regional Healthcare Spine Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?
In Montana Hospitals Nov 19 2019

What are Kalispell Regional Healthcare Spine Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data and determined of the 197 Spine surgeries at Kalispell Regional Healthcare, 26 were readmitted which was a readmission rate of 13.2%.


How long do patients stay in Bella Terra of Billings, Billings Post Hospital Discharge?
In Montana Nursing Homes Nov 19 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.


Frontier Home Health and Hospice, Helena, MT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Montana
In Montana Hospices Nov 19 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Frontier Home Health and Hospice, Helena, MT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Montana.


St. Peter's Health Hospice, Helena, MT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Montana
In Montana Home Health Agencies Nov 19 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that St. Peter's Health Hospice, Helena, MT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Montana.


DR. ZACHARY BOYER SCHEER is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Montana based on Case Volume
In Montana Surgeons Nov 19 2019

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


Providence St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in Montana
In Montana Hospitals Nov 15 2019

Providence St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in Montana. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic 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. John's United is among the top ranked Nursing Homes within 100 miles from Billings, MT based on Case Volume
In Montana Nursing Homes Nov 15 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that St. John's United is among the top ranked nursing homes within 100 miles from Billings, MT based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


RiverStone Health, Billings, MT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Montana
In Montana Hospices Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that RiverStone Health, Billings, MT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Montana.


Home Options Home Health, Kalispell, MT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Montana
In Montana Home Health Agencies Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Home Options Home Health, Kalispell, MT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in Montana.


DR. KENNETH C BREWINGTON is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Montana based on Case Volume
In Montana Surgeons Nov 15 2019

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


Clark Fork Valley Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Plains, MT
In Montana Hospitals Nov 12 2019

Clark Fork Valley Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Plains, MT. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Bella Terra of Billings, Billings, MT is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Sepsis patients in Montana
In Montana Nursing Homes Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Bella Terra of Billings, Billings, MT is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Sepsis patients in Montana.


Home Options Hospice, Kalispell, MT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Montana
In Montana Hospices Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Home Options Hospice, Kalispell, MT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in Montana.


Options Home Health Care, Ronan, MT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Montana
In Montana Home Health Agencies Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Options Home Health Care, Ronan, MT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in Montana.


DR. BRIAN R RAH is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Montana based on Case Volume
In Montana Surgeons Nov 12 2019

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


Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Billings Clinic Hospital for Hip & Knee Replacement?
In Montana Hospitals Nov 08 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Billings Clinic Hospital for Hip & Knee Replacement?. 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 Billings Clinic Hospital for Hip & Knee Replacement.


Village Health & Rehabilitation, Missoula, MT is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Montana
In Montana Nursing Homes Nov 08 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Village Health & Rehabilitation, Missoula, MT is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Montana.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Frontier Home Health and Hospice, Helena?
In Montana Hospices Nov 08 2019

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


Home Options Home Health is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Montana based on Case Volume
In Montana Home Health Agencies Nov 08 2019

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


DR. ROBIN A HARRISON is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Montana based on Case Volume
In Montana Surgeons Nov 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. ROBIN A HARRISON is among the top ranked surgeons in Montana 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 Benefis Health System?
In Montana Hospitals Nov 05 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Coronary Bypass surgeries at Benefis Health System?. 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.


Village Health & Rehabilitation, Missoula, MT is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Montana
In Montana Nursing Homes Nov 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Village Health & Rehabilitation, Missoula, MT is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Montana.


Hospice of St. Peters Comm Hospice, Helena, MT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Montana
In Montana Hospices Nov 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hospice of St. Peters Comm Hospice, Helena, MT is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in Montana.


Home Options Home Health, Kalispell, MT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in Montana
In Montana Home Health Agencies Nov 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Home Options Home Health, Kalispell, MT is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in Montana.


DR. DALE R MORTENSON is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Montana based on Case Volume
In Montana Surgeons Nov 05 2019

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