St. Luke's Boise Medical Center has the best value outcomes for Heart Failure in Boise, ID

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Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Boise, ID, to rank them based on value outcomes for Heart Failure.

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center has the best value outcomes for Heart Failure in Boise, ID
“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 Boise, Idaho, showed that St. Luke's Boise Medical Center had the best value outcomes over a 90-day episode for Heart Failure, followed by Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa and Saint Alphonsus Regional 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. The total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs such as Community Health Center Network Of Idaho, 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 291: Heart Failure And Shock With Major Complication Or Comorbidity, to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $19,432 (for the period of July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $9,805 and the average rehospitalization cost was $6,254. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $21,891. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $708.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $20,473 (for the period of July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $9,101 and the average rehospitalization cost was $7,694. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $23,389. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,034.

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90-day episode was $21,323 (for the period between July 2016 to June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $9,691 and the average rehospitalization cost was $7,946. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $22,530. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $857.

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