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Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, NC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Spine Surgeries in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospitals Nov 21 2019

Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, NC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Spine Surgeries in North Carolina. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates 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.


Peak Resources - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Renal Failure patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Peak Resources - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Renal Failure patients in North Carolina. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care, Asheville, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospices Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care, Asheville, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in North Carolina.


Interim Healthcare of the Tria, Charlotte, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Home Health Agencies Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Interim Healthcare of the Tria, Charlotte, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in North Carolina.


DR. RAVINDER KUMAR ANNAMANENI is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Nov 21 2019

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


Where are patients getting readmitted after Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeries at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital?
In North Carolina Hospitals Nov 14 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeries at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic 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.


Camden Health And Rehabilitation, Greensboro, NC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Camden Health And Rehabilitation, Greensboro, NC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in North Carolina.


DR. JAMES JOSEPH HOSKI is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Nov 14 2019

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


Northern Hospital of Surry County, Mount Airy, NC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Skin Infections Hospitalizations in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospitals Nov 18 2019

Northern Hospital of Surry County, Mount Airy, NC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Skin Infections Hospitalizations in North Carolina. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) in the ICU for Skin Infections Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Wilson Rehabilitation And Nursing Center, Wilson, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 18 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Wilson Rehabilitation And Nursing Center, Wilson, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in North Carolina. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Kindred at Home, Kinston, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Attack patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Home Health Agencies Nov 18 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Kindred at Home, Kinston, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Attack patients in North Carolina.


DR. JOSHUA PATRICK LEITNER is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Nov 18 2019

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


J. Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital, Southport, NC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for COPD Hospitalizations in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospitals Nov 07 2019

J. Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital, Southport, NC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for COPD Hospitalizations in North Carolina. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 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).


Hillcrest Convalescent Center, Durham, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Renal Failure Patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hillcrest Convalescent Center, Durham, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Renal Failure Patients in North Carolina. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, Kannapolis, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospices Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, Kannapolis, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in North Carolina.


Amedisys Home Health Of Winston Salem, Winston-Salem, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Home Health Agencies Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Amedisys Home Health Of Winston Salem, Winston-Salem, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in North Carolina.


DR. JACK W BOWLING is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Nov 07 2019

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


Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Wakemed Cary Hospital for Hip & Knee Replacement?
In North Carolina Hospitals Nov 04 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Wakemed Cary 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 Wakemed Cary Hospital for Hip & Knee Replacement.


Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation, Elizabeth City, NC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Colorectal patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation, Elizabeth City, NC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Colorectal patients in North Carolina.


Catawba Regional Hospice, Newton, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospices Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Catawba Regional Hospice, Newton, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in North Carolina.


Healthy at Home - Cleveland County Healthcare System, Shelby, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Home Health Agencies Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Healthy at Home - Cleveland County Healthcare System, Shelby, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Coronary Bypass patients in North Carolina.


DR. ALAN P KYPSON is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Nov 04 2019

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