Cleve Hill Dialysis Center

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

Cleve Hill Dialysis Center is a large dialysis clinic with 24 stations based at 1461 Kensignton Avenue in Buffalo, NY. The non-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 7.17 registered nurses, 9.01 licensed practical nurses, 5.64 technicians, 1.03 social workers, 0.96 dietitians, and 3.19 administrators. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors. A total of 134 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,340,045 by Medicare. Cleve Hill Dialysis Center furnished 120,436 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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Rated 1.50 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

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Facility Rating

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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

1461 Kensignton Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14215

Phone Number

(716) 831-8892

Geographic Coordinates

42.942603, -78.802229
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

08/01/2005
* 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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24
Buffalo Average
16
Erie County Average
18
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
Buffalo
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Erie County
11 (100.00%) 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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Yes
Buffalo
2 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Erie County
3 (27.27%) 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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No
Buffalo
2 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Erie County
6 (54.55%) 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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Yes
Buffalo
4 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Erie County
7 (63.64%) 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.

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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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83 (99.00%)
Buffalo
259 (95.40%)
Erie County
591 (93.30%)
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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79 (94.00%)
Buffalo
245 (91.80%)
Erie County
587 (93.60%)
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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7.17
Buffalo Average
4.08
Erie County Average
4.70
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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9.01
Buffalo Average
4.17
Erie County Average
4.51
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
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie County Average
0.00
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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0.00
Buffalo Average
1.71
Erie County Average
4.04
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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5.64
Buffalo Average
3.09
Erie County Average
2.73
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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1.03
Buffalo Average
0.78
Erie County Average
0.87
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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0.96
Buffalo Average
0.81
Erie County Average
0.79
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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3.19
Buffalo Average
1.81
Erie County Average
1.47
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
Buffalo Average
1.95
Erie County Average
2.00
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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0.00
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie County Average
0.47
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
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie County Average
0.00
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie 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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0.25
Buffalo Average
0.15
Erie County Average
0.12
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie 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
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie County Average
0.00
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie County Average
0.00
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
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie County Average
0.00
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie County Average
0.00
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
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie County Average
0.00
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Buffalo Average
0.00
Erie 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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120,436
Buffalo Average
91,710
Erie County Average
110,260
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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134
Buffalo Average
1,731
Erie County Average
1,018
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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$2,340,045
Buffalo Average
$3,374,217
Erie County Average
$2,889,483
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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$17,463
Buffalo Average
$1,950
Erie County Average
$2,837
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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Insurance:
Anthem
Details:

Care is not the best. Staff does not take care of the needs of the patient. You would be better off going to suburbs.

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A Review by Anonymous

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Insurance:
United Healthcare
Details:

Poor nursing staff. They are not well trained.

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Buffalo at a Glance

Buffalo has a total population of 292,648, of which 76,957 are children under the age of 18 and 39,327 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.6.

Total Population:
292,648
Median Age:
33.6
Males:
137,443 (47.0%)
Female:
155,205 (53.0%)
Children (0-17):
76,957 (26.3%)
Adults (18-64):
176,364 (60.3%)
Seniors (65+):
39,327 (13.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Buffalo
Married:
92,241 (31.5%)
Divorced:
23,713 (8.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Buffalo
Hispanic Ethnicity:
22,076 (7.54%)
White:
159,300 (54.43%)
African American:
108,951 (37.23%)
Asian:
4,093 (1.40%)
Pacific Islander:
120 (0.04%)
Indian:
2,250 (0.77%)
Other:
10,755 (3.68%)
Two or More:
7,179 (2.45%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Buffalo

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.43, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.43 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
6
Doctors:
3,615
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
5
Nursing Homes:
14
Medical Suppliers:
101
Rehab Centers:
30

Wealth

The median family income is $30,614 while the median household income is $24,536. Roughly 25.67% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$30,614
Household Income:
$24,536
In Poverty:
25.67%

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