North Hills Dialysis

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Fayetteville, Arkansas (AR).

North Hills Dialysis is an average sized dialysis clinic with 19 stations based at 107 E Monte Painter Drive in Fayetteville, AR. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 2005. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis, hemo hemodialysis training, and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.11 doctors, 3.54 registered nurses, 1.38 licensed practical nurses, 4.54 technicians, 1.43 social workers, 0.95 dietitians, 3.23 administrators, and 1.11 managers. A total of 142 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,557,410 by Medicare. North Hills Dialysis furnished 52,315 units of epoetin to patients in 2006, which is below average when compared nationally. The number of patients that have a URR of 65% or more is on par with national levels. Patients with a HCT of 33% or higher is low when compared to national levels.

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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

107 E Monte Painter Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72703

Phone Number

(479) 463-7000

Geographic Coordinates

36.109925, -94.155449
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

08/03/2005
* Originally passed inspection by Medicare or Medicaid on this date. This is not the same as accreditation.

Stations

The total number of dialysis stations the facility operates. Each patient is assigned to a station when receiving dialysis treatment. Typically, a single station offers just one type of dialysis treatment, but multiple station types can be offered per facility.

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19
Fayetteville Average
14
Washington County Average
15
Arkansas Average
15
United States Average
17

Services

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In-Center Hemodialysis Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers hemodialysis services on site. Hemodialysis is the process of pumping blood through a dialyzer with dialysate. After being cleaned, the cleansed blood is the returned to the body.

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Yes
Fayetteville
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Washington County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
60 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
4,686 (96.96%) Offer this Service

Hemodialysis Training Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers hemodialysis training at patients' place of residence.

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Yes
Fayetteville
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Washington County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
11 (18.33%) Offer this Service
United States
806 (16.68%) Offer this Service

Late Shift Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility has a shift starting at 5:00 PM or later.

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No
Fayetteville
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Washington County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
2 (3.33%) Offer this Service
United States
931 (19.26%) Offer this Service

In-Center Peritoneal Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers peritoneal services on site. Peritoneal dialysis is the process running a sterile solution of minerals and glucose through a tube into the peritoneal cavity. The dialysate is left for a period of time to absorb the waste products and then drained.

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Yes
Fayetteville
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Washington County
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
26 (43.33%) Offer this Service
United States
2,235 (46.24%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Patient Survival

The patient survival category set by Medicare and Medicaid directly. Facilities fall into one of three categories; better than expected, as expected, or worse than expected.

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Patients with URR of 65% or More

The number and percentage of patients that had a urea reduction ratio of 65% or higher. The URR is a measure used to quantify hemodialysis treatment. A higher value is better, with the minimum accepted value by Medicare and Medicaid being 65%.

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48 (94.00%)
Fayetteville
56 (87.50%)
Washington County
84 (88.33%)
Arkansas
2,033 (93.41%)
United States
225,886 (94.68%)

Patients with HCT of 33% or More

The number and percentage of patients that had a hematocrit level of 33% or higher. The hematocrit level of an individual is considered an integral part of their complete blood count. Typical hematocrit levels are 38% to 52% in males and 37% to 47% in females.

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50 (78.00%)
Fayetteville
53 (78.00%)
Washington County
81 (83.00%)
Arkansas
1,865 (86.71%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Staff

Registered Nurses on Staff

The number of full time equivalent registered nurses employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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3.54
Fayetteville Average
2.77
Washington County Average
2.51
Arkansas Average
2.51
United States Average
3.91

Licensed Practical Nurses on Staff

The number of full time equivalent licensed practical nurses employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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1.38
Fayetteville Average
1.69
Washington County Average
1.46
Arkansas Average
2.36
United States Average
0.82

Doctors on Staff

The number of full time equivalent doctors employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.11
Fayetteville Average
0.05
Washington County Average
0.04
Arkansas Average
0.14
United States Average
0.09

Nursing Aides on Staff

The number of full time equivalent nursing aides employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.66
United States Average
0.31

Technicians on Staff

The number of full time equivalent technicians employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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4.54
Fayetteville Average
3.27
Washington County Average
3.18
Arkansas Average
3.49
United States Average
7.03

Social Workers on Staff

The number of full time equivalent social workers employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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1.43
Fayetteville Average
0.84
Washington County Average
0.64
Arkansas Average
0.39
United States Average
0.66

Dieticians on Staff

The number of full time equivalent dietitians employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.95
Fayetteville Average
0.60
Washington County Average
0.48
Arkansas Average
0.34
United States Average
0.57

Administrators on Staff

The number of full time equivalent administrators employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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3.23
Fayetteville Average
1.62
Washington County Average
1.41
Arkansas Average
1.64
United States Average
1.79

Management on Staff

The number of full time equivalent management employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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1.11
Fayetteville Average
0.56
Washington County Average
0.37
Arkansas Average
0.50
United States Average
0.82

Others on Staff

The number of full time equivalent other employees employed on staff by this provider in 2006. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.37
United States Average
0.50

Registered Nurses on Call

The number of full time equivalent registered nurses employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.02
United States Average
0.06

Licensed Practical Nurses on Call

The number of full time equivalent licensed practical nurses employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.00
United States Average
0.01

Doctors on Call

The number of full time equivalent doctors employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.01
United States Average
0.13

Nursing Aides on Call

The number of full time equivalent nursing aides employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.00
United States Average
0.00

Technicians on Call

The number of full time equivalent technicians employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.02
United States Average
0.04

Social Workers on Call

The number of full time equivalent social workers employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.06
United States Average
0.02

Dieticians on Call

The number of full time equivalent dietitians employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.07
United States Average
0.03

Administrators on Call

The number of full time equivalent administrators employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.00
United States Average
0.03

Management on Call

The number of full time equivalent management employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.00
United States Average
0.02

Others on Call

The number of full time equivalent other employees employed on call at this provider. Staff and on call employees are mutually exclusive.

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0.00
Fayetteville Average
0.00
Washington County Average
0.00
Arkansas Average
0.08
United States Average
0.01

Treatment Figures

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Units of Epoetin Furnished

The number of units of epoetin (EPO) furnished by this provider to its patients in 2006.

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52,315
Fayetteville Average
41,758
Washington County Average
35,905
Arkansas Average
38,857
United States Average
259,761

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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142
Fayetteville Average
89
Washington County Average
87
Arkansas Average
65
United States Average
795

Financials

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Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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$1,557,410
Fayetteville Average
$963,305
Washington County Average
$859,980
Arkansas Average
$917,016
United States Average
$2,073,232

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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$10,968
Fayetteville Average
$10,885
Washington County Average
$9,923
Arkansas Average
$14,014
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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Very rude staff! Took a very long time to get back with me.

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Fayetteville at a Glance

Fayetteville has a total population of 58,047, of which 11,579 are children under the age of 18 and 5,038 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 26.9.

Total Population:
58,047
Median Age:
26.9
Males:
29,458 (50.7%)
Female:
28,589 (49.3%)
Children (0-17):
11,579 (19.9%)
Adults (18-64):
41,430 (71.4%)
Seniors (65+):
5,038 (8.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Fayetteville
Married:
24,275 (41.8%)
Divorced:
4,711 (8.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Fayetteville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,821 (4.86%)
White:
50,212 (86.50%)
African American:
2,969 (5.11%)
Asian:
1,484 (2.56%)
Pacific Islander:
90 (0.16%)
Indian:
730 (1.26%)
Other:
1,158 (1.99%)
Two or More:
1,404 (2.42%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Fayetteville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.29, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.29 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
580
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
5
Medical Suppliers:
30
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $45,074 while the median household income is $31,345. Roughly 18.03% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$45,074
Household Income:
$31,345
In Poverty:
18.03%

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