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Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Renal Failure Hospitalizations in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospitals Nov 20 2019

Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest SNF Discharge Rates for Renal Failure Hospitalizations in South Dakota. 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 Renal Failure 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 Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Center, Sioux Falls?
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Nov 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.


Compassionate Care Hospice, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospices Nov 20 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Compassionate Care Hospice, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in South Dakota.


Avera St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Home Health Agencies Nov 20 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Avera St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in South Dakota.


DR. ROGER W WERTH is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Nov 20 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. ROGER W WERTH 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.


Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center, Aberdeen, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospitals Nov 15 2019

Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center, Aberdeen, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Case Volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations in South Dakota. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by case volume for Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Hospitalizations


Good Samaritan Society Luther Manor, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Renal Failure patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Nov 15 2019

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


Avera at Home, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Sepsis patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospices Nov 15 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 Sepsis patients in South Dakota.


Regional Health Home + Hospice House, Rapid City, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Home Health Agencies Nov 15 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Regional Health Home + Hospice House, Rapid City, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Renal Failure patients in South Dakota.


DR. MICHAEL STATZ is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Nov 15 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. MICHAEL STATZ 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 Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital for Spine?
In South Dakota Hospitals Nov 13 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital for Spine?. 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 Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital for Spine.


Fountain Springs Healthcare, Rapid City, SD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Nov 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Fountain Springs Healthcare, Rapid City, SD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Kidney & UTI patients in South Dakota.


AseraCare Hospice Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospices Nov 13 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that AseraCare Hospice Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Heart Failure patients in South Dakota.


Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Home Health Agencies Nov 13 2019

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


DR. JAMES PATRICK TAKARA is among the top ranked Cardiac Valve & Cardiothoracic surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Nov 13 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. JAMES PATRICK TAKARA 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 Highest Revenue Per Day for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospitals Nov 08 2019

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Watertown, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction Hospitalizations in South Dakota. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Revenue per Day for Intracranial Hemorrhage & Cerebral Infarction 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).


Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Center, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Pneumonia patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Nov 08 2019

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


Regional Health Home Plus Home Health, Spearfish, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Home Health Agencies Nov 08 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Regional Health Home Plus Home Health, Spearfish, SD is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Heart Failure patients in South Dakota.


DR. PAUL E MEYER is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Nov 08 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. PAUL E MEYER 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.


Black Hills Surgical Hospital, Rapid City, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospitals Nov 06 2019

Black Hills Surgical Hospital, Rapid City, SD is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries in South Dakota. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) 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.


Avera Maryhouse Long Term Care, Pierre, SD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Nursing Homes Nov 06 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Avera Maryhouse Long Term Care, Pierre, SD is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Hip & Knee Replacement patients in South Dakota.


Avera at Home, Sioux Falls, SD is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Renal Failure patients in South Dakota
In South Dakota Hospices Nov 06 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 Renal Failure patients in South Dakota.


DR. JOSEPH L TUMA is among the top ranked Stent surgeons in South Dakota based on Case Volume
In South Dakota Surgeons Nov 06 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Jan 2013 to Dec 2017 shows that DR. JOSEPH L TUMA 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.