Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 BLYTHE BLVD, CHARLOTTE, NC, 28203
NPI Number : 1295789907 | Territory Name: Carolinas
IDN: Carolinas HealthCare System

Talking Points:

  • Incidence Rate: Carolinas Medical Center Cardiac patients have an RBS Incidence rate of 14.82% compared to the national average of 12.39%
  • LOS: Carolinas Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an extra LOS of 6 days
  • Readmission Rate: Carolinas Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have a readmission rate of 36.07% compared to those without RBS of 25.37% which is an excess readmission rate of 10.7%
  • In-Hospital Mortality Rate: Carolinas Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an inhospital rate of 17.57% compared to those without RBS of 3.07% which is an excess inhospital rate of 14.5%
  • Total Cost of Care Per Hospitalization: Carolinas Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an extra cost of care per hospitalization of $25,209 (Difference of $74,604 with RBS and $49,395 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) 506 152
RBS Incidence Rate 14.82 % 15.13 %
LOS Impact
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures 11.33 12.47
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures with RBS 16.36 15.04
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures without RBS 10.46 12.02
Avg. LOS Difference with & without RBS 5.9 3.02
ICU LOS Impact
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures 6.33 4.0
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures with RBS 5.71 2.0
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures without RBS 6.73 5.0
Avg. ICU LOS Difference with & without RBS -1.02 -3.0
30 Day Readmission Rate Impact*
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures 26.75 % 25.19 %
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures with RBS 36.07 % 17.65 %
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures without RBS 25.37 % 26.32 %
30 Day Readmission Rate Difference with & without RBS 10.7 % -8.67 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Impact
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures 5.25 % 9.21 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures with RBS 17.57 % 26.09 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures without RBS 3.07 % 6.2 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Difference with & without RBS 14.5 % 19.89 %
90 Day Cost of Care Impact**
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures $ 53,102 $ 55,171
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures with RBS $ 74,604 $ 75,179
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures without RBS $ 49,395 $ 51,708
Avg. 90 Day Cost of Care per Hospitalization Difference with & without RBS $ 25,209 $ 23,471
* Upto Feb 2020 ** Upto Dec 2019
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