Mercy Hospital St Louis, 615 S NEW BALLAS RD, SAINT LOUIS, MO, 63141
NPI Number : 1427098169 | Territory Name: Plains
IDN: Mercy (Missouri)

Talking Points:

  • Incidence Rate: Mercy Hospital St Louis Cardiac patients have an RBS Incidence rate of 7.95% compared to the national average of 12.39%
  • LOS: Mercy Hospital St Louis Cardiac patients with RBS have an extra LOS of 6 days
  • ICU LOS: Mercy Hospital St Louis Cardiac patients with RBS have stay for 4 extra days in the ICU
  • Readmission Rate: Mercy Hospital St Louis Cardiac patients with RBS have a readmission rate of 56.67% compared to those without RBS of 38.52% which is an excess readmission rate of 18.15%
  • In-Hospital Mortality Rate: Mercy Hospital St Louis Cardiac patients with RBS have an inhospital rate of 9.09% compared to those without RBS of 3.14% which is an excess inhospital rate of 5.95%
  • Total Cost of Care Per Hospitalization: Mercy Hospital St Louis Cardiac patients with RBS have an extra cost of care per hospitalization of $20,354 (Difference of $52,244 with RBS and $31,890 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) 415 120
RBS Incidence Rate 7.95 % 12.5 %
LOS Impact
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures 9.01 10.07
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures with RBS 14.33 14.73
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures without RBS 8.55 9.4
Avg. LOS Difference with & without RBS 5.78 5.33
ICU LOS Impact
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures 5.92 7.05
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures with RBS 9.4 10.0
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures without RBS 5.63 6.61
Avg. ICU LOS Difference with & without RBS 3.77 3.39
30 Day Readmission Rate Impact*
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures 39.9 % 41.44 %
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures with RBS 56.67 % 57.14 %
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures without RBS 38.52 % 39.18 %
30 Day Readmission Rate Difference with & without RBS 18.15 % 17.96 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Impact
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures 3.62 % 4.2 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures with RBS 9.09 % 6.67 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures without RBS 3.14 % 3.81 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Difference with & without RBS 5.95 % 2.86 %
90 Day Cost of Care Impact**
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures $ 33,556 $ 34,804
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures with RBS $ 52,244 $ 49,033
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures without RBS $ 31,890 $ 32,375
Avg. 90 Day Cost of Care per Hospitalization Difference with & without RBS $ 20,354 $ 16,658
* Upto Feb 2020 ** Upto Dec 2019
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