LexisNexis Risk Solutions has released a summary of recent cardiology treatment trends in the U.S., revealing that most cardiology procedures in the country are performed in an outpatient setting.
LexisNexis reportedly identified its trends based on a review of 50 million ICD-10 and CPT codes from 2018. The research team found that last year, 15.8% of cardiology procedures were inpatient, 50.8% were outpatient and 33.7% were office-based.
The number of top-ranked specialties by procedure setting were as follows:
- Cardiology: 701
- Internal medicine: 179
- Interventional cardiology: 49
- Cardiology: 1,552
- Emergency medicine: 293
- Internal medicine: 187
- Cardiology: 704
- Internal medicine: 39
- Cardiac electrophysiology: 19
The No. 1 rated outpatient center was identified as the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland; the top-rated inpatient facility was New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York; and the highest-rated office was North Shore Long Island-Medical PC in Great Neck, New York. The Center for Cardiovascular Research and Education LLC in Phoenix took the cake as the best ambulatory surgical center in the U.S.
Find a full copy of the report here.