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Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Allentown, PA
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Nov 21 2019

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Allentown, PA. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Heart Attack Hospitalizations


Pine Run Health Center, Doylestown, PA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Heart Failure patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Pine Run Health Center, Doylestown, PA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Heart Failure patients in Pennsylvania. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Heartland Home Health Care & Hospice, Allentown, PA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Hospices Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Heartland Home Health Care & Hospice, Allentown, PA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Pennsylvania.


Penn Highlands Community Nurses is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies within 50 miles from St Marys, PA based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Nov 21 2019

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


DR. THOMAS G GLEASON is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Nov 21 2019

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


Where are patients getting readmitted after Hip & Knee Replacement surgeries at Delaware County Memorial Hospital?
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Nov 19 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Hip & Knee Replacement surgeries at Delaware County Memorial Hospital?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Hip & Knee Replacement 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.


Inglis House, Philadelphia, PA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Sepsis Patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Nov 19 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Inglis House, Philadelphia, PA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Sepsis Patients in Pennsylvania. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


DR. MARK EPLER is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Nov 19 2019

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


Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cholecystectomy Surgeries in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Nov 14 2019

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cholecystectomy Surgeries in Pennsylvania. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Cholecystectomy Surgeries. 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).


Parkhouse Rehabilitation And Nursing Center, Royersford, PA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Nov 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Parkhouse Rehabilitation And Nursing Center, Royersford, PA is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling COPD patients in Pennsylvania.


Bayada Home Health Care, Jamison, PA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Nov 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Bayada Home Health Care, Jamison, PA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Pennsylvania.


DR. GREGORY M. BAILEY is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Nov 14 2019

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


What are Geisinger Community Medical Center Spine Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Nov 12 2019

What are Geisinger Community Medical Center Spine Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data and determined of the 171 Spine surgeries at Geisinger Community Medical Center, 54 were readmitted which was a readmission rate of 31.58%.


Providence Point Healthcare Residence, Pittsburgh, PA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Providence Point Healthcare Residence, Pittsburgh, PA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Pennsylvania. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Hospices Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Attack patients in Pennsylvania.


Advantage Home Health Services, Altoona, PA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Advantage Home Health Services, Altoona, PA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Pennsylvania.


DR. JOSEPH JOHN RIDILLA is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Nov 12 2019

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


St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus, Easton, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Diabetes Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Nov 07 2019

St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus, Easton, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Diabetes Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 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.


Powerback Rehabilitation, Hatboro, PA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Heart Failure Patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Powerback Rehabilitation, Hatboro, PA is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Heart Failure Patients in Pennsylvania. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice Services, Williamsport, PA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Attack patients in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice Services, Williamsport, PA is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Attack patients in Pennsylvania.


DR. PAUL F POLLICE is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Nov 07 2019

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