FMC Wake Dialysis Clinic

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

FMC Wake Dialysis Clinic is a large dialysis clinic with 45 stations based at 3604 Bush Street in Raleigh, NC. The for-profit facility is operated by Fresenius Medical Care, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1986. 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 30.88 registered nurses, 1.51 licensed practical nurses, 2.02 nursing aides, 27.32 technicians, 1.92 social workers, 1.17 dietitians, 6.01 administrators, 3.01 managers, and 1.10 other employees. FMC Wake Dialysis Clinic furnished 193,198 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 2 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Rated 3.00 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 3.50 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Operated By

Fresenius Medical Care

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

3604 Bush Street
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone Number

(919) 876-7501

Geographic Coordinates

35.831927, -78.611801
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

07/07/1986
* 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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45
Raleigh Average
28
Wake County Average
27
North Carolina Average
23
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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Raleigh
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Wake County
8 (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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Yes
Raleigh
1 (20.00%) Offer this Service
Wake County
1 (12.50%) 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
Raleigh
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Wake County
1 (12.50%) 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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Yes
Raleigh
2 (40.00%) Offer this Service
Wake County
2 (25.00%) 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.

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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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166 (96.00%)
Raleigh
426 (98.00%)
Wake County
639 (97.86%)
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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170 (91.00%)
Raleigh
417 (93.00%)
Wake County
595 (90.86%)
North Carolina
9,454 (93.53%)
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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30.88
Raleigh Average
11.36
Wake County Average
7.94
North Carolina Average
4.23
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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1.51
Raleigh Average
0.95
Wake County Average
0.84
North Carolina Average
0.46
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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina Average
0.01
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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2.02
Raleigh Average
1.46
Wake County Average
1.25
North Carolina Average
0.39
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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27.32
Raleigh Average
14.20
Wake County Average
11.79
North Carolina Average
8.47
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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1.92
Raleigh Average
1.20
Wake County Average
0.99
North Carolina Average
0.73
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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1.17
Raleigh Average
0.72
Wake County Average
0.65
North Carolina Average
0.52
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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6.01
Raleigh Average
3.10
Wake County Average
2.58
North Carolina Average
2.10
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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3.01
Raleigh Average
1.77
Wake County Average
1.87
North Carolina Average
1.10
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
Raleigh Average
1.11
Wake County Average
0.82
North Carolina Average
0.44
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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina Average
0.03
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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina 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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina Average
0.10
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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina 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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina Average
0.01
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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina 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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina 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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina Average
0.00
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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina Average
0.00
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
Raleigh Average
0.00
Wake County Average
0.00
North Carolina Average
0.00
United States Average
0.01

Treatment Figures

Charts

Units of Epoetin Furnished

The number of units of epoetin (EPO) furnished by this provider to its patients in 2006.

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193,198
Raleigh Average
114,346
Wake County Average
97,743
North Carolina Average
90,226
United States Average
259,761

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

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The Dr.'s at this facility are some of the most unprofessional I have ever seen. When you contact them regarding concerns they never follow through on what they said they would do.

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Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

Also BC/BS Texas + Tricare

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 16 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Raleigh at a Glance

Raleigh has a total population of 276,093, of which 57,606 are children under the age of 18 and 22,995 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.9.

Total Population:
276,093
Median Age:
30.9
Males:
136,648 (49.5%)
Female:
139,445 (50.5%)
Children (0-17):
57,606 (20.9%)
Adults (18-64):
195,492 (70.8%)
Seniors (65+):
22,995 (8.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Raleigh
Married:
110,898 (40.2%)
Divorced:
20,916 (7.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Raleigh
Hispanic Ethnicity:
19,308 (6.99%)
White:
174,786 (63.31%)
African American:
76,756 (27.80%)
Asian:
9,327 (3.38%)
Pacific Islander:
118 (0.04%)
Indian:
981 (0.36%)
Other:
8,946 (3.24%)
Two or More:
5,179 (1.88%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Raleigh

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.22, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.22 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
5
Doctors:
2,271
Home Agencies:
9
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
10
Medical Suppliers:
156
Rehab Centers:
18

Wealth

The median family income is $60,003 while the median household income is $46,612. Roughly 10.80% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$60,003
Household Income:
$46,612
In Poverty:
10.80%

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