Geisinger Medical Center, 100 N ACADEMY AVE, DANVILLE, PA, 17822
NPI Number : 1235215427 | Territory Name: Phil-Jersey
IDN: Geisinger Health System

Talking Points:

  • Incidence Rate: Geisinger Medical Center Cardiac patients have an RBS Incidence rate of 11.68% compared to the national average of 12.39%
  • LOS: Geisinger Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an extra LOS of 3 days
  • Readmission Rate: Geisinger Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have a readmission rate of 20.51% compared to those without RBS of 16.56% which is an excess readmission rate of 3.95%
  • In-Hospital Mortality Rate: Geisinger Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an inhospital rate of 9.3% compared to those without RBS of 2.17% which is an excess inhospital rate of 7.13%
  • Total Cost of Care Per Hospitalization: Geisinger Medical Center Cardiac patients with RBS have an extra cost of care per hospitalization of $9,904 (Difference of $52,614 with RBS and $42,710 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) 368 102
RBS Incidence Rate 11.68 % NA
LOS Impact
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures 8.9 9.41
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures with RBS 11.47 NA
Avg. LOS Cardiac Procedures without RBS 8.56 NA
Avg. LOS Difference with & without RBS 2.91 NA
ICU LOS Impact
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures 3.53 2.68
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures with RBS 3.36 NA
Avg. ICU LOS Cardiac Procedures without RBS 3.57 NA
Avg. ICU LOS Difference with & without RBS -0.21 NA
30 Day Readmission Rate Impact*
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures 17.0 % 12.63 %
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures with RBS 20.51 % NA
30 Day Readmission Rate Cardiac Procedures without RBS 16.56 % NA
30 Day Readmission Rate Difference with & without RBS 3.95 % NA
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Impact
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures 3.01 % 2.94 %
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures with RBS 9.3 % NA
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Cardiac Procedures without RBS 2.17 % NA
In-Hospital Mortality Rate Difference with & without RBS 7.13 % NA
90 Day Cost of Care Impact**
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures $ 43,923 $ 51,061
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures with RBS $ 52,614 NA
90 Day Cost of Care Cardiac Procedures without RBS $ 42,710 NA
Avg. 90 Day Cost of Care per Hospitalization Difference with & without RBS $ 9,904 NA
* Upto Feb 2020 ** Upto Dec 2019
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