West Nassau Dialysis Center, Inc

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

West Nassau Dialysis Center, Inc is a large dialysis clinic with 24 stations based at 75 Rockaway Avenue in Valley Stream, NY. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 2000. 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 1.00 doctors, 5.21 registered nurses, 1.80 licensed practical nurses, 13.15 technicians, 1.03 social workers, 0.98 dietitians, 3.70 administrators, and 1.10 other employees. West Nassau Dialysis Center, Inc furnished 128,448 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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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Rated 1.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Rated 1.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

75 Rockaway Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580

Phone Number

(516) 823-4444

Geographic Coordinates

40.663592, -73.698558
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

10/20/2000
* 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
Nassau County Average
17
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
Nassau County
19 (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
Nassau County
4 (21.05%) 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
Nassau County
10 (52.63%) 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
Nassau County
8 (42.11%) 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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89 (97.00%)
Nassau County
992 (94.67%)
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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85 (91.00%)
Nassau County
963 (94.87%)
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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5.21
Nassau County Average
4.59
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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1.80
Nassau County Average
2.09
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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1.00
Nassau County Average
0.50
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
Nassau County Average
0.17
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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13.15
Nassau County Average
10.28
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
Nassau County Average
0.98
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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0.98
Nassau County Average
0.72
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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3.70
Nassau County Average
2.29
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
Nassau County Average
0.00
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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1.10
Nassau County Average
1.73
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
Nassau 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.

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0.00
Nassau 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Nassau 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
Nassau 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
Nassau 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
Nassau 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
Nassau 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
Nassau County Average
0.67
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
Nassau County Average
0.12
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
Nassau 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.

This Provider This Provider
128,448
Nassau County Average
99,269
New York Average
113,079
United States Average
259,761

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Aetna
Details:

Always short staffed. There are days when there are only 3 technicians for a 24 chair unit! Terrible, terrible staffing schedule!

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Valley Stream at a Glance

Valley Stream has a total population of 36,368, of which 8,559 are children under the age of 18 and 5,920 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.0.

Total Population:
36,368
Median Age:
39.0
Males:
17,363 (47.7%)
Female:
19,005 (52.3%)
Children (0-17):
8,559 (23.5%)
Adults (18-64):
21,889 (60.2%)
Seniors (65+):
5,920 (16.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Valley Stream
Married:
17,061 (46.9%)
Divorced:
1,789 (4.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Valley Stream
Hispanic Ethnicity:
4,463 (12.27%)
White:
28,654 (78.79%)
African American:
2,714 (7.46%)
Asian:
2,496 (6.86%)
Pacific Islander:
17 (0.05%)
Indian:
54 (0.15%)
Other:
1,509 (4.15%)
Two or More:
924 (2.54%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Valley Stream

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.27, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.27 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
454
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
24
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $72,585 while the median household income is $63,243. Roughly 3.45% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$72,585
Household Income:
$63,243
In Poverty:
3.45%

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