Williamson Medical Center, Ascension Saint Thomas West, and Maury Regional Health have the best value outcomes for Heart Failure in Columbia, TN

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

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“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 Columbia, TN, showed that Williamson Medical Center, Ascension Saint Thomas West, and Maury Regional Health had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Heart Failure. 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 Maury Regional Health Network, 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 291: Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complication or Comorbidity (MCC), to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

Williamson Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $21,443 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $7,988 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $7,291. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $16,371. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $638.

Ascension Saint Thomas West’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $22,443 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $8,547 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $8,451. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $18,693. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $976.

Maury Regional Health’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $22,514 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $8,150 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $8,623. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $19,952. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $1,043.

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