Gateway Dialysis Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Brooklyn, New York (NY).

Gateway Dialysis Center is an average sized dialysis clinic with 20 stations based at 1170 East 98TH Street in Brooklyn, NY. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 2004. The facility offers late shift and in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 5.54 registered nurses, 0.82 licensed practical nurses, 6.92 nursing aides, 0.92 technicians, 0.92 social workers, 0.52 dietitians, 3.77 administrators, and 2.51 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.86 administrators. A total of 116 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,387,080 by Medicare. Gateway Dialysis Center furnished 48,725 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.

Overall Rating

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Rated 3.00 out of 5 from 3 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Rated 3.33 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Staff Rating

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Rated 3.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Facility Rating

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Rated 4.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Promptness Rating

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Rated 3.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

1170 East 98TH Street
Brooklyn, NY 11236

Phone Number

(718) 223-2100

Geographic Coordinates

40.643148, -73.89859
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

09/08/2004
* 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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20
Brooklyn Average
20
Kings County Average
20
New York Average
18
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
Brooklyn
29 (96.67%) Offer this Service
Kings County
29 (96.67%) Offer this Service
New York
228 (99.13%) 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
Brooklyn
1 (3.33%) Offer this Service
Kings County
1 (3.33%) Offer this Service
New York
48 (20.87%) 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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Yes
Brooklyn
19 (63.33%) Offer this Service
Kings County
19 (63.33%) Offer this Service
New York
111 (48.26%) 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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No
Brooklyn
8 (26.67%) Offer this Service
Kings County
8 (26.67%) Offer this Service
New York
121 (52.61%) 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.

As 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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64 (97.00%)
Brooklyn
2,123 (95.65%)
Kings County
2,123 (95.65%)
New York
14,358 (94.68%)
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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56 (86.00%)
Brooklyn
1,889 (89.80%)
Kings County
1,889 (89.80%)
New York
13,458 (91.12%)
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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5.54
Brooklyn Average
7.34
Kings County Average
7.34
New York Average
6.18
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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0.82
Brooklyn Average
1.15
Kings County Average
1.15
New York Average
2.25
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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0.00
Brooklyn Average
0.15
Kings County Average
0.15
New York Average
0.16
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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6.92
Brooklyn Average
1.54
Kings County Average
1.54
New York Average
1.52
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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0.92
Brooklyn Average
12.68
Kings County Average
12.68
New York Average
10.72
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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0.92
Brooklyn Average
1.18
Kings County Average
1.18
New York Average
1.15
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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0.52
Brooklyn Average
1.07
Kings County Average
1.07
New York Average
1.03
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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3.77
Brooklyn Average
4.87
Kings County Average
4.87
New York Average
3.35
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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0.00
Brooklyn Average
0.95
Kings County Average
0.95
New York Average
1.64
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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2.51
Brooklyn Average
1.17
Kings County Average
1.17
New York Average
1.08
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
Brooklyn Average
0.09
Kings County Average
0.09
New York Average
0.07
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.

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0.00
Brooklyn Average
0.00
Kings County Average
0.00
New York 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
Brooklyn Average
0.47
Kings County Average
0.47
New York Average
0.23
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.

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0.00
Brooklyn Average
0.00
Kings County Average
0.00
New York 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
Brooklyn Average
0.17
Kings County Average
0.17
New York Average
0.09
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.

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0.00
Brooklyn Average
0.01
Kings County Average
0.01
New York 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
Brooklyn Average
0.03
Kings County Average
0.03
New York Average
0.01
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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0.86
Brooklyn Average
0.48
Kings County Average
0.48
New York Average
0.23
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
Brooklyn Average
0.08
Kings County Average
0.08
New York Average
0.07
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
Brooklyn Average
0.00
Kings County Average
0.00
New York 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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48,725
Brooklyn Average
114,969
Kings County Average
114,969
New York Average
113,079
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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116
Brooklyn Average
1,414
Kings County Average
1,414
New York Average
1,969
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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$1,387,080
Brooklyn Average
$2,407,078
Kings County Average
$2,407,078
New York Average
$3,517,662
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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$11,958
Brooklyn Average
$1,702
Kings County Average
$1,702
New York Average
$1,787
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

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Promptness:
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Insurance:
CIGNA
Details:

Nobody can compare Gateway

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A Review by Anonymous

Gateway Dialysis Center Review
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Details:

Fly by night staff. In and out mentally. Take any old type of patients knowing they are more Acute than Chronic.

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A Review by Anonymous

Gateway Dialysis Center Review
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Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

POOR MANAGEMENT,WHAT ELSE DO YOU WANT ME TO SAY!

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Brooklyn at a Glance

Brooklyn has a total population of 2,465,326, of which 662,499 are children under the age of 18 and 282,658 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.1.

Total Population:
2,465,326
Median Age:
33.1
Males:
1,156,446 (46.9%)
Female:
1,308,880 (53.1%)
Children (0-17):
662,499 (26.9%)
Adults (18-64):
1,520,169 (61.7%)
Seniors (65+):
282,658 (11.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Brooklyn
Married:
921,186 (37.4%)
Divorced:
137,285 (5.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Brooklyn
Hispanic Ethnicity:
487,878 (19.79%)
White:
1,015,728 (41.20%)
African American:
898,350 (36.44%)
Asian:
185,818 (7.54%)
Pacific Islander:
1,465 (0.06%)
Indian:
10,117 (0.41%)
Other:
248,557 (10.08%)
Two or More:
105,291 (4.27%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Brooklyn

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.44, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.44 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
30
Doctors:
9,246
Home Agencies:
15
Hospitals:
15
Nursing Homes:
44
Medical Suppliers:
688
Rehab Centers:
73

Wealth

The median family income is $36,188 while the median household income is $32,135. Roughly 24.76% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$36,188
Household Income:
$32,135
In Poverty:
24.76%

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