Greater Charleston Dialysis, PLLC

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in South Charleston, West Virginia (WV).

Greater Charleston Dialysis, PLLC is a large dialysis clinic with 23 stations based at 24 Maccorkle Avenue Southwest in South Charleston, WV. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 2002. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis, hemo hemodialysis training, and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is below average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 8.21 registered nurses, 0.04 licensed practical nurses, 12.76 technicians, 1.00 social workers, 1.00 dietitians, 1.01 administrators, 2.00 managers, and 2.43 other employees. A total of 222 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $3,038,424 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 very low when compared to national levels.

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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

24 Maccorkle Avenue Southwest
South Charleston, WV 25303

Phone Number

(304) 720-2222

Geographic Coordinates

38.362131, -81.714701
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

01/01/2002
* 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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23
Kanawha County Average
20
West Virginia Average
15
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
Kanawha County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
27 (96.43%) 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
Kanawha County
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
8 (28.57%) 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
Kanawha County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
6 (21.43%) 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
Kanawha County
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
16 (57.14%) Offer this Service
United States
2,235 (46.24%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

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.

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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82 (85.00%)
Kanawha County
194 (88.00%)
West Virginia
1,147 (87.86%)
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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18 (6.00%)
Kanawha County
77 (48.00%)
West Virginia
1,027 (85.55%)
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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8.21
Kanawha County Average
7.84
West Virginia Average
3.99
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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0.04
Kanawha County Average
0.02
West Virginia Average
0.64
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
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia 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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0.00
Kanawha County Average
0.38
West Virginia Average
0.36
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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12.76
Kanawha County Average
15.02
West Virginia Average
6.85
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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1.00
Kanawha County Average
1.25
West Virginia Average
0.61
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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1.00
Kanawha County Average
1.00
West Virginia 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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1.01
Kanawha County Average
1.89
West Virginia Average
1.53
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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2.00
Kanawha County Average
2.62
West Virginia Average
1.32
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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2.43
Kanawha County Average
1.88
West Virginia Average
0.60
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
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia 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.

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0.00
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia 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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0.00
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia Average
0.05
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
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia 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
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia Average
0.09
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
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia 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.

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0.00
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia Average
0.04
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
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia 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.

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0.00
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia 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.

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0.00
Kanawha County Average
0.00
West Virginia Average
0.00
United States Average
0.01

Treatment Figures

Charts

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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222
Kanawha County Average
18,194
West Virginia Average
3,432
United States Average
795

Financials

Charts

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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$3,038,424
Kanawha County Average
$17,953,442
West Virginia Average
$3,924,297
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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$13,687
Kanawha County Average
$987
West Virginia Average
$1,143
United States Average
$2,609

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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 4 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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South Charleston at a Glance

South Charleston has a total population of 13,390, of which 2,563 are children under the age of 18 and 2,677 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 42.4.

Total Population:
13,390
Median Age:
42.4
Males:
6,084 (45.4%)
Female:
7,306 (54.6%)
Children (0-17):
2,563 (19.1%)
Adults (18-64):
8,150 (60.9%)
Seniors (65+):
2,677 (20.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in South Charleston
Married:
6,092 (45.5%)
Divorced:
1,388 (10.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in South Charleston
Hispanic Ethnicity:
75 (0.56%)
White:
12,165 (90.85%)
African American:
893 (6.67%)
Asian:
108 (0.81%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
20 (0.15%)
Other:
32 (0.24%)
Two or More:
172 (1.28%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in South Charleston

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.41, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.41 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
0
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
10
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $50,528 while the median household income is $37,905. Roughly 12.20% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$50,528
Household Income:
$37,905
In Poverty:
12.20%

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