Liberty Dialysis Meridian

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Meridian, Idaho (ID).

Liberty Dialysis Meridian is an average sized dialysis clinic with 15 stations based at 3525 E Louise Drive Suite 100 in Meridian, ID. 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 and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 3.05 registered nurses, 3.97 technicians, 0.71 social workers, 0.38 dietitians, 1.93 administrators, and 0.60 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.50 doctors, 2.00 administrators, and 0.50 managers. Liberty Dialysis Meridian furnished 18,534 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 close to national levels.

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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

3525 E Louise Drive Suite 100
Meridian, ID 83642

Phone Number

(208) 846-8335

Certification Date

10/14/2005
* 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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15
Meridian Average
12
Ada County Average
16
Idaho Average
14
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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Meridian
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Ada County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Idaho
17 (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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No
Meridian
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Ada County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Idaho
9 (52.94%) 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
Meridian
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Ada County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Idaho
3 (17.65%) 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
Meridian
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Ada County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Idaho
11 (64.71%) 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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13 (85.00%)
Meridian
22 (85.00%)
Ada County
109 (87.67%)
Idaho
522 (93.69%)
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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13 (92.00%)
Meridian
21 (87.00%)
Ada County
112 (86.33%)
Idaho
495 (89.62%)
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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3.05
Idaho Average
2.82
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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0.00
Idaho Average
0.00
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Idaho Average
0.00
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Idaho Average
0.00
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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3.97
Idaho Average
5.26
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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0.71
Idaho Average
0.55
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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0.38
Idaho Average
0.46
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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1.93
Idaho Average
1.80
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Idaho Average
0.54
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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0.60
Idaho Average
0.69
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
Idaho Average
0.00
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
Idaho 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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0.50
Idaho Average
0.16
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
Idaho 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
Idaho Average
0.00
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
Idaho Average
0.00
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
Idaho Average
0.00
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.

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2.00
Idaho Average
1.00
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
0.50
Idaho Average
0.19
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Idaho Average
0.00
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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18,534
Idaho Average
30,757
United States Average
259,761

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

this facility is very well run and the staff are excellantly trained..I do feel that the patients would benefit more from more personaized details ie..diets..perhaps classes or menu idea and recipes

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Meridian at a Glance

Meridian has a total population of 34,919, of which 11,761 are children under the age of 18 and 2,251 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.1.

Total Population:
34,919
Median Age:
30.1
Males:
17,138 (49.1%)
Female:
17,781 (50.9%)
Children (0-17):
11,761 (33.7%)
Adults (18-64):
20,907 (59.9%)
Seniors (65+):
2,251 (6.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Meridian
Married:
16,618 (47.6%)
Divorced:
2,612 (7.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Meridian
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,291 (3.70%)
White:
32,927 (94.30%)
African American:
164 (0.47%)
Asian:
440 (1.26%)
Pacific Islander:
42 (0.12%)
Indian:
166 (0.48%)
Other:
438 (1.25%)
Two or More:
742 (2.12%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Meridian

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.21, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.21 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
289
Home Agencies:
6
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
17
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $57,077 while the median household income is $53,276. Roughly 5.52% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$57,077
Household Income:
$53,276
In Poverty:
5.52%

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