Renown South Meadows Medical Center has the Best Value Outcomes for Sepsis in Reno, NV

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Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Reno, NV, to rank them based on value outcomes for Sepsis.

Renown South Meadows Medical Center has the Best Value Outcomes for Sepsis in Reno, NV
“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 Reno, Nevada, showed that Renown South Meadows Medical Center had the best value outcomes over a 90-day episode for Sepsis, followed by Northern Nevada Medical Center and Renown Regional 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 Renown Accountable Care, 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 871: Septicemia Or Severe Sepsis Without MV >96 Hours With Major Complication Or Comorbidity, to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

Renown South Meadows Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $21,913 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $10,955 and the average rehospitalization cost was $6,807. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $22,547. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,294.

Northern Nevada Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $22,420 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $11,039 and the average rehospitalization cost was $6,787. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $20,132. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $868.

Renown Regional Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $23,661 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $12,713 and the average rehospitalization cost was $6,765. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $22,810. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,401.

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