Lexington Dialysis Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Lexington, North Carolina (NC).

Lexington Dialysis Center is a large dialysis clinic with 36 stations based at 233 Anna Lewis Drive in Lexington, NC. The non-profit facility is operated by Wake Forest University, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1990. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 126 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,133,927 by Medicare. 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

Wake Forest University

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

233 Anna Lewis Drive
Lexington, NC 27292

Phone Number

(336) 248-6808

Geographic Coordinates

35.802976, -80.286143
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

09/18/1990
* 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
Davidson County Average
24
North Carolina Average
23
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
Davidson County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
152 (97.44%) 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
Davidson County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
25 (16.03%) 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
Davidson County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
9 (5.77%) 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
Davidson County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
66 (42.31%) 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
As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected

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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81 (96.00%)
Davidson County
107 (98.00%)
North Carolina
9,466 (95.42%)
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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71 (93.00%)
Davidson County
86 (89.00%)
North Carolina
9,454 (93.53%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Treatment Figures

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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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126
Davidson County Average
84
North Carolina Average
106
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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$2,133,927
Davidson County Average
$1,412,392
North Carolina Average
$1,823,611
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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$16,936
Davidson County Average
$16,814
North Carolina Average
$17,154
United States Average
$2,609

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Discussions

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Concerned citizen warning you need to be aware

Concerned citizen warning you need to be aware
Details:

One of the employees at the Lexington Dialysis Center was arrested for Assault. This should be a red flag and that person may lose their temper on one of the patients. Be aware if you or your family have appointments with this office.

Replies:
1
Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 10:40 AM MST
Last Reply:
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 3:50 PM MST

Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Lexington at a Glance

Lexington has a total population of 19,953, of which 4,913 are children under the age of 18 and 3,054 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.7.

Total Population:
19,953
Median Age:
35.7
Males:
9,579 (48.0%)
Female:
10,374 (52.0%)
Children (0-17):
4,913 (24.6%)
Adults (18-64):
11,986 (60.1%)
Seniors (65+):
3,054 (15.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lexington
Married:
8,449 (42.3%)
Divorced:
1,828 (9.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lexington
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,135 (10.70%)
White:
11,733 (58.80%)
African American:
5,968 (29.91%)
Asian:
511 (2.56%)
Pacific Islander:
9 (0.05%)
Indian:
91 (0.46%)
Other:
1,201 (6.02%)
Two or More:
440 (2.21%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lexington

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
204
Home Agencies:
4
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
5
Medical Suppliers:
16
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $32,339 while the median household income is $26,226. Roughly 20.78% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$32,339
Household Income:
$26,226
In Poverty:
20.78%

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