Salem Kidney Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (NC).

Salem Kidney Center is a large dialysis clinic with 72 stations based at 2705 Boulder Park Court in Winston-Salem, NC. The non-profit facility is operated by Wake Forest University, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1994. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 218 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $3,809,484 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

2705 Boulder Park Court
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Phone Number

(336) 761-8808

Geographic Coordinates

36.097282, -80.20329
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

06/13/1994
* 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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72
Winston-Salem Average
41
Forsyth County Average
41
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
Winston-Salem
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Forsyth County
4 (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
Winston-Salem
1 (25.00%) Offer this Service
Forsyth County
1 (25.00%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
No
Winston-Salem
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Forsyth 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.

This Provider This Provider
No
Winston-Salem
2 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Forsyth County
2 (50.00%) 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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153 (95.00%)
Winston-Salem
381 (94.67%)
Forsyth County
381 (94.67%)
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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146 (92.00%)
Winston-Salem
385 (88.00%)
Forsyth County
385 (88.00%)
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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218
Winston-Salem Average
219
Forsyth County Average
219
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.

This Provider This Provider
$3,809,484
Winston-Salem Average
$3,737,656
Forsyth County Average
$3,737,656
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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$17,475
Winston-Salem Average
$17,041
Forsyth County Average
$17,041
North Carolina Average
$17,154
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

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Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

employees are consider of the patients. need a course in attitudes.

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Discussions

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Why does this facility have such lousy customer service?

Why does this facility have such lousy customer service?
Details:

My Dry weight is 269. I weighed I at 272 minus 2.2. Five pounds of weight was taken off which made me dizzy all day Wednesday 09-03-14. I received a call at about 3:00 PM Asking me how I was doing because 5 lbs of weight off me. I want an explanation as to who authorized 5 lbs and who put it in the dialyser?

Replies:
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Member:
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Date:
Thursday, September 04, 2014 8:04 PM MST

Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Winston-Salem at a Glance

Winston-Salem has a total population of 185,776, of which 43,365 are children under the age of 18 and 25,404 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.6.

Total Population:
185,776
Median Age:
34.6
Males:
87,345 (47.0%)
Female:
98,431 (53.0%)
Children (0-17):
43,365 (23.3%)
Adults (18-64):
117,007 (63.0%)
Seniors (65+):
25,404 (13.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Winston-Salem
Married:
75,938 (40.9%)
Divorced:
15,444 (8.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Winston-Salem
Hispanic Ethnicity:
16,043 (8.64%)
White:
103,243 (55.57%)
African American:
68,924 (37.10%)
Asian:
2,108 (1.13%)
Pacific Islander:
67 (0.04%)
Indian:
567 (0.31%)
Other:
7,965 (4.29%)
Two or More:
2,902 (1.56%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Winston-Salem

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.31, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.31 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
4
Doctors:
2,190
Home Agencies:
7
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
10
Medical Suppliers:
99
Rehab Centers:
10

Wealth

The median family income is $46,595 while the median household income is $37,006. Roughly 14.43% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,595
Household Income:
$37,006
In Poverty:
14.43%

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