Samaritan Hospital - Albany Memorial Campus, St. Peter's Hospital, and Samaritan Hospital have the Best Value Outcomes for Sepsis in Albany, NY

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Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a 25-mile radius of Albany, NY, to rank them based on value outcomes for Sepsis.

Best Value Outcomes for Sepsis in Albany, NY
“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 Albany, NY, showed that Samaritan Hospital - Albany Memorial Campus, St. Peter's Hospital, and Samaritan Hospital had the best value outcomes over a 90-day episode for Sepsis. 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 Innovative Health Alliance of New York, 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.

Samaritan Hospital - Albany Memorial Campus’ total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $20,016 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $10,830 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $5,455. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $16,534. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $895.

St. Peter's Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $21,521 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $11,426 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $6,601. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $18,830. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $959.

Samaritan Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $21,806 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $11,186 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $7,151. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $18,911. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,014.

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