Pocono Medical Center, 206 E BROWN ST, EAST STROUDSBURG, PA, 18301
NPI Number : 1568459436

Talking Points:

  • Incidence Rate: Pocono Medical Center Cardiac patients have an RBS Incidence rate of 13.97% compared to the national average of 12.39%
  • LOS: Pocono Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an extra LOS of 6 days
  • ICU LOS: Pocono Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have stay for 5 extra days in the ICU
  • Readmission Rate: Pocono Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have a readmission rate of 58.82% compared to those without RBS of 39.05% which is an excess readmission rate of 19.77%
  • In-Hospital Mortality Rate: Pocono Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an inhospital rate of 5.26% compared to those without RBS of 1.71% which is an excess inhospital rate of 3.55%
  • Total Cost of Care Per Hospitalization: Pocono Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an extra cost of care per hospitalization of $9,437 (Difference of $42,150 with RBS and $32,713 without RBS). The total cost of care includes initial Index Hospitalization, Rehospitalization costs, Nursing Home costs, Home Health costs and ED costs. Hospitals are increasingly tracking the total cost of care because of Value-Based Purchasing programs, Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary efficiency efforts, and also the shift to Accountable Care Organization (ACO) models.
April 2017 to Mar 2020 April 2019 to Mar 2020
Hospital Cardiac Procedures (Cardiac Valve & Coronary Bypass) 136 38
RBS Incidence Rate 13.97 % NA
LOS Impact
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures 8.03 8.26
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures with RBS 12.79 NA
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures without RBS 7.26 NA
Avg. LOS Difference with & without RBS 5.53 NA
ICU LOS Impact
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures 3.53 4.86
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures with RBS 8.18 NA
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures without RBS 2.84 NA
Avg. ICU LOS Difference with & without RBS 5.34 NA
30 Day Readmission Rate Impact*
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures 41.8 % 46.67 %
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures with RBS 58.82 % NA
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures without RBS 39.05 % NA
30 Day Readmission Rate Difference with & without RBS 19.77 % NA
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Impact
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures 2.22 % NA
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures with RBS 5.26 % NA
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures without RBS 1.71 % NA
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Difference with & without RBS 3.55 % NA
90 Day Cost of Care Impact**
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures $ 34,072 $ 32,320
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures with RBS $ 42,150 NA
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures without RBS $ 32,713 NA
Avg. 90 Day Cost of Care per Hospitalization Difference with & without RBS $ 9,437 NA
* Upto Feb 2020 ** Upto Dec 2019
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