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CHI Health Good Samaritan, Kearney, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Nebraska
In Nebraska Hospitals Oct 15 2019

CHI Health Good Samaritan, Kearney, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations in Nebraska. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Pulmonary Embolism Hospitalizations


Linden Court, North Platte, NE is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Nebraska
In Nebraska Nursing Homes Oct 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Linden Court, North Platte, NE is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Nebraska. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


DR. JOHN Y UM is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Nebraska based on Case Volume
In Nebraska Surgeons Oct 15 2019

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


Bryan Medical Center, Lincoln, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Diabetes Hospitalizations in Nebraska
In Nebraska Hospitals Oct 11 2019

Bryan Medical Center, Lincoln, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Diabetes Hospitalizations in Nebraska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Diabetes Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


David Place is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Nebraska based on Hospital Readmission Rates
In Nebraska Nursing Homes Oct 11 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that David Place is among the top ranked nursing homes in Nebraska with the lowest hospital readmission rates. CMS has initiated new programs to measure readmissions when a patient is discharged from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and then readmitted back to any hospital within 30 days of the original discharge. Patient outcomes and financial penalties are associated with these hospital readmission metrics.


Kindred Hospice, Omaha, NE is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in Nebraska
In Nebraska Hospices Oct 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Kindred Hospice, Omaha, NE is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in Nebraska.


Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Nebraska
In Nebraska Home Health Agencies Oct 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Spine patients in Nebraska.


DR. STEPHEN M NAGENGAST is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Nebraska based on Case Volume
In Nebraska Surgeons Oct 11 2019

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


Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Psychoses Hospitalizations in Nebraska
In Nebraska Hospitals Oct 08 2019

Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Psychoses Hospitalizations in Nebraska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 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.


Nye Legacy Health & Rehabilitation Center, Fremont, NE is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in Nebraska
In Nebraska Nursing Homes Oct 08 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Nye Legacy Health & Rehabilitation Center, Fremont, NE is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in Nebraska.


Serene Care Hospice is among the top ranked Hospices in Nebraska based on Case Volume
In Nebraska Hospices Oct 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Serene Care Hospice is among the top ranked hospices in Nebraska based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. MATTHEW EUGENE JOHNSON is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Nebraska based on Case Volume
In Nebraska Surgeons Oct 08 2019

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


University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Nebraska
In Nebraska Hospitals Oct 04 2019

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Nebraska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by the percentage of Hospitalizations that were discharged to the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) for Pneumonia Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


What is the Post Hospital Readmission Rate from Tabitha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lincoln?
In Nebraska Nursing Homes Oct 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand post hospital readmissions via the nursing home. Patients were tracked from the date of hospital discharge back to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and back again to a hospital within 30 days. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


DR. AJOY K JANA is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Nebraska based on Case Volume
In Nebraska Surgeons Oct 04 2019

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


Community Hospital, Mccook, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations in Nebraska
In Nebraska Hospitals Oct 01 2019

Community Hospital, Mccook, NE is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cardiac Arrhythmia Hospitalizations in Nebraska. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Cardiac Arrhythmia 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).


Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals, Lincoln, NE is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Nebraska
In Nebraska Nursing Homes Oct 01 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals, Lincoln, NE is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Nebraska. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Regional West Medical Center Hospice, Scottsbluff, NE is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Nebraska
In Nebraska Hospices Oct 01 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Regional West Medical Center Hospice, Scottsbluff, NE is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in Nebraska.


DR. MICHAEL J MOULTON is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Nebraska based on Case Volume
In Nebraska Surgeons Oct 01 2019

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