Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital has the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Brockton, MA

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Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a 10-mile radius of Brockton, MA, to rank them based on value outcomes for Hip & Knee replacement.

best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Brockton, MA
“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 10-mile radius of Brockton, MA, showed that Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Hip and Knee Replacement, followed by South Shore Hospital and Good Samaritan Medical Center. 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 Connected Care of Southeastern Massachusetts, Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization, and MACIPA make appropriate referral 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.

Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $23,428 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $16,811 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $650. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $11,701. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,095.

South Shore Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $24,851 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $15,931 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $1,511. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $14,251. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $872.

Good Samaritan Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $27,052 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $16,427 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $2,239. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $21,158. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,013.

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