Faxton St. Lukes Healthcare

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

Faxton St. Lukes Healthcare is a large dialysis clinic with 36 stations based at 1676 Sunset Avenue in Utica, NY. The non-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1985. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

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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Staff Rating

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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

1676 Sunset Avenue
Utica, NY 13502

Phone Number

(315) 624-5660

Geographic Coordinates

43.090843, -75.257387
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

04/11/1985
* 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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36
Oneida County Average
22
New York Average
18
United States Average
17

Services

Charts

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
Oneida County
2 (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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No
Oneida County
0 (0.00%) 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
Oneida County
0 (0.00%) 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
Oneida County
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
New York
121 (52.61%) Offer this Service
United States
2,235 (46.24%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

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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198 (87.00%)
Oneida County
209 (93.50%)
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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210 (86.00%)
Oneida County
200 (85.00%)
New York
13,458 (91.12%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

Numerious violations of health dept rules. Personally 2 filters cracked while on machine in less the 1 year, general failure of fresh water unit forced the closing of Oneida unit poor maintance. I am a former medical investigator and I am looking for another provider before they kill me

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    Faxton St. Lukes Healthcare
    Located 19.95 miles away in Oneida at 221 Broad Street Dialysis Unit.
  2. Dialysis Center
    St. Lukes Memorial Hospital
    Located 21.00 miles away in Little Falls at 140 Burwell Street Dialysis Unit.
  3. Dialysis Center
    Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
    Located 32.16 miles away in Cooperstown at 1 Atwell Road Dialysis Unit.
Note: There are a total of 3 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Utica at a Glance

Utica has a total population of 60,651, of which 14,620 are children under the age of 18 and 11,421 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.0.

Total Population:
60,651
Median Age:
37.0
Males:
28,512 (47.0%)
Female:
32,139 (53.0%)
Children (0-17):
14,620 (24.1%)
Adults (18-64):
34,610 (57.1%)
Seniors (65+):
11,421 (18.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Utica
Married:
22,252 (36.7%)
Divorced:
4,180 (6.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Utica
Hispanic Ethnicity:
3,510 (5.79%)
White:
48,166 (79.42%)
African American:
7,838 (12.92%)
Asian:
1,341 (2.21%)
Pacific Islander:
29 (0.05%)
Indian:
170 (0.28%)
Other:
1,309 (2.16%)
Two or More:
1,798 (2.96%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Utica

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.44 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
573
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
6
Medical Suppliers:
37
Rehab Centers:
7

Wealth

The median family income is $33,818 while the median household income is $24,916. Roughly 23.34% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$33,818
Household Income:
$24,916
In Poverty:
23.34%

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