Nursefinders of Albuquerque

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM).

Nursefinders of Albuquerque is a for-profit home care agency based at 4411 Mcleod Northeast Suite A 1A in Albuquerque, NM. The agency services an area over 1,800 square miles in size with over 600,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1994. A total of 1,480 Medicare visits were made to 82 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $247,237 for these services.

Nursefinders of Albuquerque offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have their wounds improve or heal after an operation, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have less pain when moving around, get better at bathing, be short of breath less often, and need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

02/11/1994

Address

4411 Mcleod Northeast Suite A 1A
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Phone Number

(505) 884-5041

Geographic Coordinates

35.138949, -106.597807
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

87001, 87004, 87024, 87025, 87036, 87102, 87103, 87104, 87105, 87106, 87107, 87108, 87109, 87110, 87111, 87112, 87113, 87114, 87120, 87121, 87122, 87123, 87124, 87144, 87190
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

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Nursing Care Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers nursing care services. Services are performed by a registered or licensed nurse. Typically, these services are only provided when; a physician orders this type of care, care must be provided on an intermittent or hourly basis, care is reasonable and necessary for the treatment of the patient's illness or injury, and the care is not custodial in nature.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albuquerque
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Bernalillo County
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
65 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,789 (100.00%) Offer this Service

Occupational Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers occupational therapy services. This service attempts to improve the patient's abilities in daily living, increase awareness of body and surroundings, improve recognition, and teach techniques to simplify tasks.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albuquerque
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Bernalillo County
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
56 (86.15%) Offer this Service
United States
7,902 (89.91%) Offer this Service

Speech Pathology Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers speech pathology services. Care givers assess, diagnose, and treat the patient's illnesses and disabilities effecting their speech, language, voice, swallowing, and cognitive communications.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albuquerque
8 (72.73%) Offer this Service
Bernalillo County
8 (72.73%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
43 (66.15%) Offer this Service
United States
7,452 (84.79%) Offer this Service

Physical Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers physical therapy services. Services may be provided by nurses, therapists, social workers or home health aides. Typical sessions are one hour in length and are on a one to one basis between the patient and the care giver. A mobile clinic or portable treatment equipment may be used.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albuquerque
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Bernalillo County
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
64 (98.46%) Offer this Service
United States
8,535 (97.11%) Offer this Service

Medical Social Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers medical social services. This service helps each patient cope with social, psychological, and medical issues arising from an illness or injury. Care givers often act as a mediator between the patient, family, medical personnel, and community.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albuquerque
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Bernalillo County
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
54 (83.08%) Offer this Service
United States
7,155 (81.41%) Offer this Service

Home Health Aide Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers home health aide services. Aides provide housekeeping, personal care, and dietary services. Typically, records are kept of the services provided and the patient's condition.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Albuquerque
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Bernalillo County
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
62 (95.38%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Less Pain when Moving Around

The percentage of patients who have less pain when moving around. This measure identifies the frequency that pain interferes with a patients' activities. [1] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
51.00%
Albuquerque
60.80%
Bernalillo County
60.80%
New Mexico
64.41%
United States
61.85%

Better at Bathing

The percentage of patients who get better at bathing. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely bathe their entire body in the shower or bath tub. [2] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
55.00%
Albuquerque
66.36%
Bernalillo County
66.36%
New Mexico
68.37%
United States
62.13%

Taking Medicine Correctly

The percentage of patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly by mouth. This measure identifies patients' ability to prepare and take oral medications reliably and safely with the correct dosage and at the appropriate intervals. [3] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
51.00%
Albuquerque
39.70%
Bernalillo County
39.70%
New Mexico
43.43%
United States
40.05%

Short of Breath Less Often

The percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
49.00%
Albuquerque
66.90%
Bernalillo County
66.90%
New Mexico
63.89%
United States
57.09%

Urgent Unplanned Medical Care

The percentage of patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care. This measure identifies if patients received any unscheduled visits to emergency medical services other than home care agency services. [4] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
35.00%
Albuquerque
26.00%
Bernalillo County
26.00%
New Mexico
25.67%
United States
22.74%

Wounds Improved or Healed

The percentage of patients whose wounds improved or healed after an operation. This measure assesses patients' improvement in the status of their most problematic, and observable, surgical wound. [9] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
5.00%
Albuquerque
Less Than 5.00%
Bernalillo County
Less Than 5.00%
New Mexico
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

Better at Walking or Moving Around

The percentage of patients who get better at walking or moving around. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely ambulate or propel themselves in a wheelchair over a variety of different surfaces. [5] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
36.00%
Albuquerque
41.45%
Bernalillo County
41.45%
New Mexico
43.07%
United States
39.81%

Better at Getting In and Out of Bed

The percentage of patients who get better at getting in and out of bed. The measure identifies patients' ability to safely transfer themselves in a variety of different situations. For a bedfast patient, the ability to turn and position themselves in bed is evaluated. For a patient who is not confined to a bed, the measure identifies the ability to get in and out of bed, to get on and off a toilet, and to move into and out of a bath tub or shower. [6] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
50.00%
Albuquerque
56.50%
Bernalillo County
56.50%
New Mexico
57.60%
United States
50.57%

Admittance to the Hospital

The percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital. This measure identifies patients who were admitted to a hospital for 24 hours or more while under the care of a home health agency. [7] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
28.00%
Albuquerque
24.18%
Bernalillo County
24.18%
New Mexico
28.66%
United States
31.95%

Stay at Home After Care

The percentage of patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
66.00%
Albuquerque
70.82%
Bernalillo County
70.82%
New Mexico
66.05%
United States
63.67%

Treatment Figures

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HHA Patients

The number of home health agency patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
82
Albuquerque Average
502
Bernalillo County Average
502
New Mexico Average
240
United States Average
398

HHA Visits to Patients

The number of home health agency visits made to patients by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
1,480
Albuquerque Average
12,118
Bernalillo County Average
12,118
New Mexico Average
7,131
United States Average
12,553

Financials

Charts

Medicare HHA Payments

The total home health agency associated Medicare Parts A & B payments made to this provider in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$247,237
Albuquerque Average
$1,936,595
Bernalillo County Average
$1,936,595
New Mexico Average
$973,880
United States Average
$1,698,103

Medicare Payments Per HHA Visit

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency visit in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$167
Albuquerque Average
$160
Bernalillo County Average
$160
New Mexico Average
$137
United States Average
$135

Medicare Payments Per HHA Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency patient in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$3,015
Albuquerque Average
$3,854
Bernalillo County Average
$3,854
New Mexico Average
$4,062
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Albuquerque at a Glance

Albuquerque has a total population of 448,607, of which 110,092 are children under the age of 18 and 53,670 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.9.

Total Population:
448,607
Median Age:
34.9
Males:
217,887 (48.6%)
Female:
230,720 (51.4%)
Children (0-17):
110,092 (24.5%)
Adults (18-64):
284,845 (63.5%)
Seniors (65+):
53,670 (12.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Albuquerque
Married:
179,865 (40.1%)
Divorced:
49,045 (10.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Albuquerque
Hispanic Ethnicity:
179,075 (39.92%)
White:
321,179 (71.59%)
African American:
13,854 (3.09%)
Asian:
10,068 (2.24%)
Pacific Islander:
452 (0.10%)
Indian:
17,444 (3.89%)
Other:
66,292 (14.78%)
Two or More:
19,318 (4.31%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Albuquerque

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
6
Doctors:
3,231
Home Agencies:
11
Hospitals:
8
Nursing Homes:
18
Medical Suppliers:
152
Rehab Centers:
19

Wealth

The median family income is $46,979 while the median household income is $38,272. Roughly 13.29% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,979
Household Income:
$38,272
In Poverty:
13.29%

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