Avondale Dialysis

Detailed report on the dialysis center based at 10750 W Mcdowell Road Building E 500 in Avondale, Arizona (AZ).

Avondale Dialysis is an average sized dialysis clinic with 20 stations based at 10750 W Mcdowell Road Building E 500 in Avondale, AZ. The for-profit facility is operated by Fresenius Medical Care, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 2005. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 2.56 registered nurses, 0.04 nursing aides, 10.76 technicians, 0.60 social workers, 0.47 dietitians, 0.55 administrators, 1.32 managers, and 0.46 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 1.96 registered nurses and 0.16 technicians. Avondale Dialysis furnished 84,100 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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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Operated By

Fresenius Medical Care

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

10750 W Mcdowell Road Building E 500
Avondale, AZ 85323

Phone Number

(623) 643-9334

Geographic Coordinates

33.464614, -112.283477
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Certification Date

05/09/2005
* 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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20
Avondale Average
22
Maricopa County Average
17
Arizona Average
17
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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Avondale
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maricopa County
52 (96.30%) Offer this Service
Arizona
91 (96.81%) 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
Avondale
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Maricopa County
4 (7.41%) Offer this Service
Arizona
6 (6.38%) 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
Avondale
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Maricopa County
6 (11.11%) Offer this Service
Arizona
9 (9.57%) 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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No
Avondale
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Maricopa County
12 (22.22%) Offer this Service
Arizona
22 (23.40%) 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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54 (98.00%)
Avondale
53 (98.00%)
Maricopa County
1,571 (94.38%)
Arizona
3,384 (94.27%)
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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53 (100.00%)
Avondale
53 (100.00%)
Maricopa County
1,510 (93.37%)
Arizona
3,279 (92.90%)
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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2.56
Maricopa County Average
2.40
Arizona Average
2.79
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
Maricopa County Average
0.08
Arizona Average
0.08
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
Maricopa County Average
0.03
Arizona Average
0.04
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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0.04
Maricopa County Average
0.58
Arizona Average
0.33
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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10.76
Maricopa County Average
7.18
Arizona Average
7.55
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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0.60
Maricopa County Average
0.56
Arizona 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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0.47
Maricopa County Average
0.50
Arizona Average
0.54
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
0.55
Maricopa County Average
1.01
Arizona Average
1.29
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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1.32
Maricopa County Average
1.10
Arizona Average
0.84
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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0.46
Maricopa County Average
0.31
Arizona Average
0.47
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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1.96
Maricopa County Average
0.76
Arizona Average
0.58
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
Maricopa County Average
0.00
Arizona 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
Maricopa County Average
0.04
Arizona Average
0.09
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
Maricopa County Average
0.00
Arizona 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
0.16
Maricopa County Average
0.15
Arizona Average
0.11
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
Maricopa County Average
0.00
Arizona 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
Maricopa County Average
0.00
Arizona 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
Maricopa County Average
0.01
Arizona 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Maricopa County Average
0.00
Arizona 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Maricopa County Average
0.00
Arizona 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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84,100
Maricopa County Average
46,563
Arizona Average
51,149
United States Average
259,761

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Avondale Dialysis Review
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

Very nice facility. I am very happy here and getting good numbers in my labs.

Member:
Date:

Discussions

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Nice facility

Nice facility
Details:

The staff are very professional and friendly. The unit is clean. The manager is very caring.

Replies:
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Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 3:48 PM MST

Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

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    Located 2.69 miles away in Phoenix at 8410 West Thomas Road Building 1 Suite 100.
  2. Dialysis Center
    Avondale Dialysis
    Located 3.14 miles away in Avondale at 13055 W Mcdowell Road Suite 101F.
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    Located 5.79 miles away in Goodyear at 13657 W Mcdowell Road Suite 106.
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    Located 6.06 miles away in Phoenix at 5546 West Roosevelt Street #1.
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Note: There are a total of 44 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Avondale at a Glance

Avondale has a total population of 35,883, of which 12,288 are children under the age of 18 and 1,898 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 29.0.

Total Population:
35,883
Median Age:
29.0
Males:
18,155 (50.6%)
Female:
17,728 (49.4%)
Children (0-17):
12,288 (34.2%)
Adults (18-64):
21,697 (60.5%)
Seniors (65+):
1,898 (5.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Avondale
Married:
15,632 (43.6%)
Divorced:
2,128 (5.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Avondale
Hispanic Ethnicity:
16,589 (46.23%)
White:
22,704 (63.27%)
African American:
1,866 (5.20%)
Asian:
678 (1.89%)
Pacific Islander:
52 (0.14%)
Indian:
459 (1.28%)
Other:
8,727 (24.32%)
Two or More:
1,397 (3.89%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Avondale

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.25 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
211
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
11
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $51,084 while the median household income is $49,153. Roughly 13.67% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$51,084
Household Income:
$49,153
In Poverty:
13.67%

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