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Where are patients getting readmitted after Colorectal surgeries at TriStar Summit Medical Center?
In Tennessee Hospitals Nov 21 2019

Where are patients getting readmitted after Colorectal surgeries at TriStar Summit Medical Center?. Dexur analyzed 2016-2018 Medicare claims data for Colorectal 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.


Life Care Center of Hixson, Hixson, TN is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Nursing Homes Nov 21 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Life Care Center of Hixson, Hixson, TN is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Highest Discharge to Home Rates for Hip & Knee Replacement patients in Tennessee. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


DR. BRIAN M. COVINO is among the top ranked Hip & Knee Replacement surgeons in Tennessee based on Case Volume
In Tennessee Surgeons Nov 21 2019

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


Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for CHI Memorial Hospital for Stent?
In Tennessee Hospitals Nov 19 2019

Who are the top Revenue Generating Surgeons for CHI Memorial Hospital for Stent?. 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 CHI Memorial Hospital for Stent.


Nhc Healthcare, Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro, TN is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Sepsis Patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Nursing Homes Nov 19 2019

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


Amedisys Hospice, an Adventa Company, Chattanooga, TN is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Hospices Nov 19 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Amedisys Hospice, an Adventa Company, Chattanooga, TN is among the most experienced Hospices in handling COPD patients in Tennessee.


Volunteer Home Care is among the top ranked Home Health Agencies in Tennessee based on Case Volume
In Tennessee Home Health Agencies Nov 19 2019

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


DR. CLINTON MARLAR is among the top ranked Colorectal surgeons in Tennessee based on Case Volume
In Tennessee Surgeons Nov 19 2019

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


Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center, Hendersonville, TN is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cholecystectomy Surgeries in Tennessee
In Tennessee Hospitals Nov 14 2019

Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center, Hendersonville, TN is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Highest Revenue Per Day for Cholecystectomy Surgeries in Tennessee. 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).


The Heritage Center is among the top ranked Nursing Homes within 25 miles from Morristown, TN based on Case Volume
In Tennessee Nursing Homes Nov 14 2019

Dexur's analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that The Heritage Center is among the top ranked nursing homes within 25 miles from Morristown, TN based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case Volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.


DR. CLINTON DEVIN is among the top ranked Spine surgeons in Tennessee based on Case Volume
In Tennessee Surgeons Nov 14 2019

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


Claiborne Medical Center, Tazewell, TN is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Tennessee
In Tennessee Hospitals Nov 12 2019

Claiborne Medical Center, Tazewell, TN is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS for Pneumonia Hospitalizations in Tennessee. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) for Pneumonia Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Transitional Care Center at Morning View Village, Maryville, TN is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Skin Infections patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Nursing Homes Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Transitional Care Center at Morning View Village, Maryville, TN is among the most experienced Nursing Homes in handling Skin Infections patients in Tennessee.


Avalon Hospice, Nashville, TN is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Hospices Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Avalon Hospice, Nashville, TN is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Kidney & UTI patients in Tennessee.


Suncrest Home Health, Smithville, TN is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Home Health Agencies Nov 12 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Suncrest Home Health, Smithville, TN is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Psychoses patients in Tennessee.


DR. MICHAEL L MAGGART is among the top ranked Coronary Bypass surgeons in Tennessee based on Case Volume
In Tennessee Surgeons Nov 12 2019

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


Livingston Regional Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Livingston, TN
In Tennessee Hospitals Nov 07 2019

Livingston Regional Hospital is among the top ranked Hospitals for the Lowest LOS in ICU for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations within 100 miles of Livingston, TN. Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims data to rank hospitals by Length of Stay (LOS) in the ICU for Kidney & UTI Hospitalizations. Hospital rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups hospitalization based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Wellpark at Shannondale, Knoxville, TN is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Nursing Homes Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 Medicare claims and found that Wellpark at Shannondale, Knoxville, TN is among the top ranked Nursing Homes for the Lowest LOS for Hip & Knee Replacement Patients in Tennessee. Nursing Homes rankings are also adjusted for risk based on the DRG (which groups stays based on severity and risk) level quality outcomes.


Methodist Alliance Hospice, Memphis, TN is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Hospices Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Methodist Alliance Hospice, Memphis, TN is among the most experienced Hospices in handling Cardiac Arrhythmia patients in Tennessee.


Medical Center Homecare Svs, Johnson City, TN is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Diabetes patients in Tennessee
In Tennessee Home Health Agencies Nov 07 2019

Dexur analyzed Jan 2016 to Dec 2018 Medicare claims and found that Medical Center Homecare Svs, Johnson City, TN is among the most experienced Home Health Agencies in handling Diabetes patients in Tennessee.


DR. NITIN J RANGNEKAR is among the top ranked Cholecystectomy surgeons in Tennessee based on Case Volume
In Tennessee Surgeons Nov 07 2019

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