OrthoColorado Hospital, Porter Adventist Hospital, and Sky Ridge Medical Center have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Denver, CO

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Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a 25-mile radius of Denver, CO, to rank them based on value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement.

best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Denver, CO
“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 25-mile radius of Denver, Colorado, showed that OrthoColorado Hospital, Porter Adventist Hospital, and Sky Ridge Medical Center had the best value outcomes over a 90-day episode for Hip & Knee Replacement. 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. The total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs such as Community Health Provider Alliance, Boulder Valley Care Network, LLC, and Banner Network Colorado, 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 470: Major Joint Replacement Or Reattachment Of Lower Extremity Without Major Complication Or Comorbidity (MCC), to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

OrthoColorado Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $16,205 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $13,363 and the average rehospitalization cost was $1,140. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $14,756. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $839.

Porter Adventist Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $16,579 (for the period of July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $14,179 and the average rehospitalization cost was $1,054. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $19,740. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $812.

Sky Ridge Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $18,473 (for the period of July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $13,886 and the average rehospitalization cost was $1,963. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $17,756. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $686.

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