West Chester Hospital, Mercy Health - West Hospital, and Mercy Hospital Anderson have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Cincinnati, OH

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

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 Cincinnati, OH, showed that West Chester Hospital, Mercy Health - West Hospital, and Mercy Health - Anderson 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 and includes the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. Total cost of care helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs, such as Healthcare Solutions Network and Mercy Health Select, LLC, make appropriate referral 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.

West Chester Hospital
West Chester Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $24,313 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $10,953 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $6,993. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $18,796. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $877.

Mercy Health - West Hospital
Mercy Health - West Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $24,481 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $11,113 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $7,384. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $22,233. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $776.

Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital
Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $24,590 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $11,686 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $7,103. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $22,063. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $800.

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