CAMC General Hospital has the Best Value Outcomes for Renal Failure in Charleston, WV

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Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Charleston, West Virginia, to rank them based on value outcomes for Renal Failure.

Best Value Outcomes for Renal Failure in Charleston, WV
“Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalization, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs.”

Dexur’s analysis of Medicare claims of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Charleston, West Virginia, showed that CAMC General Hospital had the best value outcomes over a 90-day episode for Renal Failure, followed by Raleigh General Hospital and St. Mary's Medical Center. Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days, including the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. The total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs such as CAMC Health Network, LLC, make appropriate referrals choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 683: Renal Failure with Complication or Comorbidity, to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

CAMC General Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $18,619 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $7,160 and the average rehospitalization cost was $7,561. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $17,888. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,017.

Raleigh General Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $18,940 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $6,017 and the average rehospitalization cost was $8,749. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $21,249. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $864.

St. Mary's Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $18,948 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $6,530 and the average rehospitalization cost was $7,938. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $20,331. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,046.

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