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What are Sanford USD Medical Center Spine Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?
In South Dakota Hospitals Oct 11 2019

What are Sanford USD Medical Center Spine Surgery Patients Being readmitted for?. Dexur analyzed 2013-2017 Medicare claims data and determined of the 1,264 Spine surgeries at Sanford USD Medical Center, 138 were readmitted which was a readmission rate of 10.92%.


Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Oct 11 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Center is among the top ranked nursing homes in South Dakota based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


Avera at Home, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospices Oct 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Avera at Home, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in South Dakota.


Avera at Home, Aberdeen, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Home Health Agencies Oct 11 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Avera at Home, Aberdeen, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Pneumonia patients in South Dakota.


DR. MATTHEW J SORRELL is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Oct 11 2019

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


Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota for Coronary Bypass?
In South Dakota Hospitals Oct 09 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota 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 Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota for Coronary Bypass.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Avera Brady Health and Rehabilitation, Mitchell?
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Oct 09 2019

Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 to understand which hospitals refer patients to Avera Brady Health and Rehabilitation, Mitchell. This information helps patients and hospital quality outcomes professionals be better informed and improve quality outcomes.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Avera at Home, Mitchell?
In South Dakota Hospices Oct 09 2019

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


Regional Health Home + Hospice House is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Home Health Agencies Oct 09 2019

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


DR. BRIAN C AAMLID is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Oct 09 2019

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


Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospitals Oct 04 2019

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in South Dakota. 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 Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries. 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 Avera Prince of Peace Retirement Community, Sioux Falls?
In South Dakota 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.


What Hospitals Refer Patients to Compassionate Care Hospice, Sioux Falls?
In South Dakota Hospices Oct 04 2019

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


Avera at Home, Aberdeen, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Home Health Agencies Oct 04 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Avera at Home, Aberdeen, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in South Dakota.


DR. STEVEN J. FELDHAUS is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Oct 04 2019

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


Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Skin Infections Hospitalizations in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospitals Oct 02 2019

Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Skin Infections Hospitalizations in South Dakota. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Skin Infections Hospitalizations


How long do patients stay in Avera Sr. James Care Center/Avera Yankton Care Center, Yankton Post Hospital Discharge?
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Oct 02 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.


Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Watertown, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospices Oct 02 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Watertown, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Pneumonia patients in South Dakota.


DR. DAVID S FROMM is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Oct 02 2019

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


Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Watertown, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Heart Failure Hospitalizations in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospitals Sep 27 2019

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Watertown, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Heart Failure Hospitalizations in South Dakota. Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Heart Failure Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Sep 27 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in South Dakota.


Avera Health, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling COPD patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Home Health Agencies Sep 27 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Avera Health, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling COPD patients in South Dakota.


DR. PATRICK WAYNE KELLY is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Sep 27 2019

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