Pennsylvania Dialysis Clinic of Reading

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania (PA).

Pennsylvania Dialysis Clinic of Reading is a large dialysis clinic with 30 stations based at 625 Spring Street in Wyomissing, PA. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1987. 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 9.79 registered nurses, 24.61 technicians, 0.81 social workers, 0.31 administrators, and 1.91 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 1.00 doctors and 1.00 dietitians. A total of 206 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $3,852,482 by Medicare. Pennsylvania Dialysis Clinic of Reading furnished 184,351 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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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

625 Spring Street
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Phone Number

(610) 375-1215

Geographic Coordinates

40.34617, -75.961846
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

01/12/1987
* 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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30
Berks County Average
20
Pennsylvania Average
17
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
Berks County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pennsylvania
230 (99.57%) 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
Berks County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Pennsylvania
45 (19.48%) 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
Berks County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Pennsylvania
52 (22.51%) 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
Berks County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pennsylvania
168 (72.73%) 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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145 (88.00%)
Berks County
194 (96.00%)
Pennsylvania
8,406 (95.04%)
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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143 (90.00%)
Berks County
189 (96.67%)
Pennsylvania
7,893 (92.51%)
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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9.79
Berks County Average
4.87
Pennsylvania Average
3.91
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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0.00
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.49
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
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.02
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
Berks County Average
0.01
Pennsylvania Average
0.10
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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24.61
Berks County Average
10.95
Pennsylvania Average
6.31
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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0.81
Berks County Average
0.46
Pennsylvania Average
0.54
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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0.00
Berks County Average
0.23
Pennsylvania Average
0.46
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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0.31
Berks County Average
0.81
Pennsylvania Average
1.69
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
Berks County Average
0.37
Pennsylvania Average
0.74
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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1.91
Berks County Average
0.84
Pennsylvania Average
0.49
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.

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0.00
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.05
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
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania 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.

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1.00
Berks County Average
0.42
Pennsylvania Average
0.18
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.

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0.00
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania 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.

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0.00
Berks County Average
0.01
Pennsylvania 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.

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0.00
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.02
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.

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1.00
Berks County Average
0.33
Pennsylvania Average
0.03
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.

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0.00
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.05
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
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.01
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
Berks County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania 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.

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184,351
Berks County Average
83,370
Pennsylvania Average
65,267
United States Average
259,761

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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206
Berks County Average
101
Pennsylvania Average
1,061
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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$3,852,482
Berks County Average
$1,777,928
Pennsylvania Average
$1,893,417
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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$18,701
Berks County Average
$17,603
Pennsylvania Average
$1,785
United States Average
$2,609

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Wyomissing at a Glance

Wyomissing has a total population of 8,587, of which 1,566 are children under the age of 18 and 2,476 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 46.1.

Total Population:
8,587
Median Age:
46.1
Males:
3,917 (45.6%)
Female:
4,670 (54.4%)
Children (0-17):
1,566 (18.2%)
Adults (18-64):
4,545 (52.9%)
Seniors (65+):
2,476 (28.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Wyomissing
Married:
4,433 (51.6%)
Divorced:
467 (5.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Wyomissing
Hispanic Ethnicity:
157 (1.83%)
White:
8,137 (94.76%)
African American:
129 (1.50%)
Asian:
163 (1.90%)
Pacific Islander:
2 (0.02%)
Indian:
6 (0.07%)
Other:
76 (0.89%)
Two or More:
74 (0.86%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Wyomissing

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
0
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
10
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $78,112 while the median household income is $54,681. Roughly 3.05% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$78,112
Household Income:
$54,681
In Poverty:
3.05%

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