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Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Spine Surgeries in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Aug 20 2019

Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Spine Surgeries in Pennsylvania. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Spine 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).


What is the Post Hospital Readmission Rate from Jameson Care Center, New Castle?
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Aug 20 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.


St. Luke's Hospice is among the top ranked Hospices in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Hospices Aug 20 2019

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


What Hospitals Refer Patients to UPMC Home Healthcare, Seven Fields?
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Aug 20 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to UPMC Home Healthcare, Seven Fields. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


DR. SALIL GITESH SHAH is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Aug 20 2019

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


Wayne Memorial Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Colorectal Surgeries within 50 miles of Honesdale, PA
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Aug 15 2019

Wayne Memorial Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Colorectal Surgeries within 50 miles of Honesdale, PA. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Colorectal Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


How long do patients stay in Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center, Narvon Post Hospital Discharge?
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Aug 15 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.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Hospice & Community Care, Lancaster?
In Pennsylvania Hospices Aug 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Hospice & Community Care, Lancaster. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Maylath Valley Health Systems is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies within 25 miles from Sybertsville, PA based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Aug 15 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Maylath Valley Health Systems is among the top ranked home health agencies within 25 miles from Sybertsville, PA based on episodes with visits at a Home Health Agency. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. BARRY J PERNIKOFF is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Aug 15 2019

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


UPMC Passavant, Pittsburgh, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Aug 13 2019

UPMC Passavant, Pittsburgh, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries in Pennsylvania. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) in the ICU for Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Lehigh Valley Hospital TSU is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Aug 13 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Lehigh Valley Hospital TSU is among the top ranked nursing homes in Pennsylvania based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Compassus - Greater Philadelphia is among the top ranked Hospices in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Hospices Aug 13 2019

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


Southeastern Health Services of Pennsylvania is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Aug 13 2019

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


DR. ERIC B LEBBY is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Aug 13 2019

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


Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Coronary Bypass Surgeries in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Aug 08 2019

Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Coronary Bypass Surgeries in Pennsylvania. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Coronary Bypass Surgeries. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Upmc Northwest Transitional Care Unit is among the top ranked Nursing Homes within 25 miles from Seneca, PA based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Aug 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Upmc Northwest Transitional Care Unit is among the top ranked nursing homes within 25 miles from Seneca, PA based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Hospice of the Sacred Heart is among the top ranked Hospices within 25 miles from Wilkes Barre, PA based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Hospices Aug 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 shows that Hospice of the Sacred Heart is among the top ranked hospices within 25 miles from Wilkes Barre, PA based on users who stays at a Hospice. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Penn Care at Home, Bala?
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Aug 08 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Penn Care at Home, Bala. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


DR. MARCOS A UGARTE is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Aug 08 2019

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


UPMC Mercy is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Stent Surgeries within 25 miles of Pittsburgh, PA
In Pennsylvania Hospitals Aug 06 2019

UPMC Mercy is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Stent Surgeries within 25 miles of Pittsburgh, PA. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Stent 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).


Saint Mary's East is among the top ranked Nursing Homes within 100 miles from Erie, PA based on Hospital Readmission Rates
In Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Aug 06 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Saint Mary's East is among the top ranked nursing homes within 100 miles from Erie, PA 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.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Amedisys Hospice, Uniontown?
In Pennsylvania Hospices Aug 06 2019

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


Concordia Visiting Nurses is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Home Health Agencies Aug 06 2019

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


DR. GEORGE JABBOUR is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in Pennsylvania based on Case Volume
In Pennsylvania Surgeons Aug 06 2019

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


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