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Trident Medical Center, Charleston, SC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Stent Surgeries in South Carolina
In South Carolina Hospitals Nov 21 2019

Trident Medical Center, Charleston, SC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Stent Surgeries in South Carolina. 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).


Brushy Creek Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Greer, SC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Brushy Creek Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Greer, SC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage patients in South Carolina.


Amedisys Hospice of South Carolina, Florence, SC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Hospices Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Amedisys Hospice of South Carolina, Florence, SC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in South Carolina.


Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Charleston, SC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Home Health Agencies Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Charleston, SC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in South Carolina.


DR. ROBERT H. MESSIER is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in South Carolina based on Case Volume
In South Carolina Surgeons Nov 21 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. ROBERT H. MESSIER is among the top ranked surgeons in South 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 MUSC Medical Center for Coronary Bypass?
In South Carolina Hospitals Nov 14 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for MUSC Medical Center for Coronary Bypass?. 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 MUSC Medical Center for Coronary Bypass.


Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina-Summerv, Summerville, SC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Renal Failure patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 14 2019

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


Open Arms Hospice, Simpsonville, SC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Hospices Nov 14 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Open Arms Hospice, Simpsonville, SC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure patients in South Carolina.


DR. PATRICK JOSEPH CULUMOVIC is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in South Carolina based on Case Volume
In South Carolina Surgeons Nov 14 2019

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


Springs Memorial Hospital, Lancaster, SC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in South Carolina
In South Carolina Hospitals Nov 18 2019

Springs Memorial Hospital, Lancaster, SC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders Hospitalizations in South 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.


Broad Creek Care Center, Hilton Head Island, SC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 18 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Broad Creek Care Center, Hilton Head Island, SC is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in South Carolina. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to McLeod Hospice House, Florence?
In South Carolina Hospices Nov 18 2019

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


DR. DONALD R JOHNSON is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in South Carolina based on Case Volume
In South Carolina Surgeons Nov 18 2019

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


Spartanburg Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations in South Carolina
In South Carolina Hospitals Nov 07 2019

Spartanburg Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest 30 Day Readmission Rates for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations in South Carolina. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals 30 Day Readmission Rates for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to River Falls Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Marietta?
In South Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to River Falls Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Marietta. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


Hospice Of Charleston - Kindred, North Charleston, SC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Hospices Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Hospice Of Charleston - Kindred, North Charleston, SC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in South Carolina.


DR. JOHN IKONOMIDIS is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in South Carolina based on Case Volume
In South Carolina Surgeons Nov 07 2019

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


Chester Regional Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Chester, SC
In South Carolina Hospitals Nov 04 2019

Chester Regional Medical Center is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations within 50 miles of Chester, SC. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Kidney & UTI 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).


LMC Extended Care, Lexington, SC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Nursing Homes Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that LMC Extended Care, Lexington, SC is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage patients in South Carolina.


McLeod Hospice House, Florence, SC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Hospices Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that McLeod Hospice House, Florence, SC is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in South Carolina.


Amedisys Home Health of Lexington, Lexington, SC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in South Carolina
In South Carolina Home Health Agencies Nov 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Amedisys Home Health of Lexington, Lexington, SC is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in South Carolina.


DR. CHARLES D GARNER is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in South Carolina based on Case Volume
In South Carolina Surgeons Nov 04 2019

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