Lakeland Medical Center has the best value outcomes for Renal Failure in Saint Joseph, MI

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

best value outcomes for Renal Failure in Saint Joseph, MI
“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 Saint Joseph, Michigan, showed that Lakeland Medical Center had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Renal Failure, followed by Ascension Borgess Hospital, and Bronson Methodist Hospital. Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. Total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs, such as Federation ACO, LLC, make appropriate referral 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 (CC), to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

Lakeland Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $14,160 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $5,791 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $5,171. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $17,747. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,060.

Ascension Borgess Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $15,794 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $6,330 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $5,194. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $17,045. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,113.

Bronson Methodist Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $16,602 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $7,530 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $5,126 The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $19,789. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,106.

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