FMC Oak Ridge

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (TN).

FMC Oak Ridge is an average sized dialysis clinic with 17 stations based at 650 Briarcliff Avenue in Oak Ridge, TN. The for-profit facility is operated by Fresenius Medical Care, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1980. 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 4.44 registered nurses, 1.85 licensed practical nurses, 0.03 nursing aides, 4.33 technicians, 0.36 social workers, 0.55 dietitians, 0.89 administrators, 1.39 managers, and 0.35 other employees. FMC Oak Ridge furnished 47,055 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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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Operated By

Fresenius Medical Care

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

650 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Phone Number

(865) 482-7650

Geographic Coordinates

36.02241, -84.228062
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

07/16/1980
* 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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17
Tennessee 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
Tennessee
119 (95.97%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Tennessee
21 (16.94%) 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
Tennessee
8 (6.45%) 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
Yes
Tennessee
48 (38.71%) 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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37 (100.00%)
Tennessee
4,906 (94.05%)
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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37 (92.00%)
Tennessee
4,728 (92.10%)
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.

This Provider This Provider
4.44
Tennessee Average
2.99
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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1.85
Tennessee Average
0.83
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tennessee Average
0.00
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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0.03
Tennessee 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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4.33
Tennessee Average
5.02
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.36
Tennessee Average
0.49
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.55
Tennessee Average
0.42
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.89
Tennessee Average
1.38
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.

This Provider This Provider
1.39
Tennessee Average
0.82
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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0.35
Tennessee Average
0.36
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
Tennessee 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
Tennessee 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
Tennessee Average
0.11
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
Tennessee 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
Tennessee 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
Tennessee Average
0.01
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
Tennessee 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
Tennessee Average
0.01
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
Tennessee 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
Tennessee 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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47,055
Tennessee Average
493,481
United States Average
259,761

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

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Facility:
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

I AM A PATIENT THERE AND ALL OF THE POLITICS GOING ON THERE IS OUT OF SITE I THINK THE CARE COULD BE A LOT BETTER AND THAT IS WHY I AM GOING TO BCOME A ADVOCACY FOR THE CLINIC IN HOPE TO HELP THE DIRECTOR DENISE TO DO HER JOB BETTER THEN SHE ALREADY IS IF THINGS GO UNDONE THEN THE CLINIC IS HEADED FOR A BIG DOWN FALL AND I DONT WANT TO SEE THIS HAPPEN IN WHICH I AM A PATIENT THERE AND HOPE I CAN HELP DENISE IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND CARE OF EACH AN EVER PATIENT THERE IT IS TIME SOMEONE FORM THE INSIDE SPEAKS UP FOR OTHER THAT CANT OR WILL NOT CAUSE SCARED TO DO SO SO I PLEDGE TO HELP DENISE DO HER JOB IN A BETTER MANNER AND HOPE THIS WILL HELP EACH PATIENT THERE TRUST ME THAT I WILL DO MY BEST TO HELP EACH AND EVER ONE THERE AND IF I CAN TRAVEL FROM CLINIC TO CLINIC TO HELP OTHERS I WILL

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Oak Ridge at a Glance

Oak Ridge has a total population of 27,387, of which 6,145 are children under the age of 18 and 5,767 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 43.4.

Total Population:
27,387
Median Age:
43.4
Males:
12,826 (46.8%)
Female:
14,561 (53.2%)
Children (0-17):
6,145 (22.4%)
Adults (18-64):
15,475 (56.5%)
Seniors (65+):
5,767 (21.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Oak Ridge
Married:
13,199 (48.2%)
Divorced:
2,804 (10.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Oak Ridge
Hispanic Ethnicity:
529 (1.93%)
White:
23,815 (86.96%)
African American:
2,239 (8.18%)
Asian:
576 (2.10%)
Pacific Islander:
6 (0.02%)
Indian:
83 (0.30%)
Other:
209 (0.76%)
Two or More:
459 (1.68%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Oak Ridge

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.35, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.35 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
379
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
18
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $57,087 while the median household income is $41,950. Roughly 10.76% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$57,087
Household Income:
$41,950
In Poverty:
10.76%

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