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Mission Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Asheville, NC
In North Carolina Hospitals Dec 16 2019

Mission Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Asheville, NC. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure Hospitalizations


Smithfield Manor Nursing And Rehab, Smithfield, 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 Dec 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Smithfield Manor Nursing And Rehab, Smithfield, 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.


FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, West End, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospices Dec 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, West End, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in North Carolina.


Advanced Home Care, Charlotte, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Home Health Agencies Dec 16 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Advanced Home Care, Charlotte, NC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction patients in North Carolina.


DR. GILBERT J GARCIA is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Dec 16 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. GILBERT J GARCIA 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.


Carolinas Healthcare System Northeast is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Concord, NC
In North Carolina Hospitals Dec 12 2019

Carolinas Healthcare System Northeast is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Concord, NC. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) in the ICU 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.


Transylvania Regional Hospital, Brevard, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Dec 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Transylvania Regional Hospital, Brevard, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS 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.


DR. DAVID E WEAVER is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Dec 12 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. DAVID E WEAVER 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.


WakeMed Raleigh Campus, Raleigh, NC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospitals Dec 09 2019

WakeMed Raleigh Campus, Raleigh, NC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in North Carolina. 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 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.


Margate Health and Rehabilitation Center, Jefferson, NC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Dec 09 2019

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


Community Hospice, New Bern, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospices Dec 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Community Hospice, New Bern, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in North Carolina.


DR. PAUL MICHAEL AHEARNE is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Dec 09 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. PAUL MICHAEL AHEARNE 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.


Cape Fear Valley-Bladen County Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Skin Infections Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Elizabethtown, NC
In North Carolina Hospitals Dec 05 2019

Cape Fear Valley-Bladen County Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Skin Infections Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Elizabethtown, NC. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Skin Infections 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).


Peak Resources Alamance, Graham, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Sepsis patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Dec 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Peak Resources Alamance, Graham, NC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Sepsis 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.


Community Home Care & Hospice, Fayetteville, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospices Dec 05 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Community Home Care & Hospice, Fayetteville, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in North Carolina.


DR. WILLIAM RAY BROWN is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Dec 05 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. WILLIAM RAY BROWN 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.


Vidant Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Red Blood Cell Disorders Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Greenville, NC
In North Carolina Hospitals Dec 02 2019

Vidant Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Red Blood Cell Disorders Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Greenville, NC. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Red Blood Cell Disorders Hospitalizations


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Deerfield Episcopal Retirement, Asheville?
In North Carolina Nursing Homes Dec 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Deerfield Episcopal Retirement, Asheville. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Transitions LifeCare, Raleigh, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Embolism patients in North Carolina
In North Carolina Hospices Dec 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Transitions LifeCare, Raleigh, NC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Embolism patients in North Carolina.


Gentiva Health Services is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies within 50 miles from Kernersville, NC based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Home Health Agencies Dec 02 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Gentiva Health Services is among the top ranked home health agencies within 50 miles from Kernersville, NC based on episodes with visits at a Home Health Agency. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. THOMAS ARTHUR EDGERTON is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in North Carolina based on Case Volume
In North Carolina Surgeons Dec 02 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. THOMAS ARTHUR EDGERTON 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.