Norwich Dialysis

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Norwich, Connecticut (CT).

Norwich Dialysis is an average sized dialysis clinic with 22 stations based at 113 Salem Turnpike in Norwich, CT. The for-profit facility is operated by Davita, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1999. 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 4.12 registered nurses, 1.98 licensed practical nurses, 5.13 technicians, 0.61 social workers, 0.50 dietitians, and 1.92 administrators. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors. Norwich Dialysis furnished 83,524 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

Davita

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

113 Salem Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360

Phone Number

(860) 887-1632

Geographic Coordinates

41.511192, -72.113365
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

11/01/1999
* 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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22
New London County Average
22
Connecticut Average
20
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
New London County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
30 (93.75%) 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
New London County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
11 (34.38%) 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
New London County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
9 (28.13%) 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
New London County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
25 (78.13%) 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.

As Expected
As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected

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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56 (98.00%)
New London County
142 (98.50%)
Connecticut
2,251 (96.85%)
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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66 (97.00%)
New London County
158 (95.50%)
Connecticut
2,358 (93.96%)
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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4.12
New London County Average
6.27
Connecticut Average
7.49
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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1.98
New London County Average
1.40
Connecticut Average
1.57
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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut 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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut Average
0.54
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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5.13
New London County Average
6.57
Connecticut Average
7.84
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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0.61
New London County Average
0.64
Connecticut Average
0.90
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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0.50
New London County Average
0.68
Connecticut Average
0.81
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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1.92
New London County Average
1.96
Connecticut Average
2.08
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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut Average
0.87
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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0.00
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut Average
0.32
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
New London County Average
0.26
Connecticut Average
0.24
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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut 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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0.25
New London County Average
0.25
Connecticut Average
0.16
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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut 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
New London County Average
0.10
Connecticut Average
0.06
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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut 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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut Average
0.00
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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut 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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut 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
New London County Average
0.00
Connecticut Average
0.00
United States Average
0.01

Treatment Figures

Charts

Units of Epoetin Furnished

The number of units of epoetin (EPO) furnished by this provider to its patients in 2006.

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83,524
New London County Average
101,487
Connecticut Average
94,660
United States Average
259,761

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    New London Dialysis
    Located 10.87 miles away in New London at 5 Shaw's Cove Suite 100.
  2. Dialysis Center
    Dialysis Center of Westerly
    Located 21.02 miles away in Westerly at One Rhody Drive.
  3. Dialysis Center
    Vernon Dialysis Center
    Located 29.03 miles away in Vernon at 460 Hartford Turnpike.
Note: There are a total of 3 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Norwich at a Glance

Norwich has a total population of 36,117, of which 8,705 are children under the age of 18 and 5,545 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.9.

Total Population:
36,117
Median Age:
36.9
Males:
17,159 (47.5%)
Female:
18,958 (52.5%)
Children (0-17):
8,705 (24.1%)
Adults (18-64):
21,867 (60.5%)
Seniors (65+):
5,545 (15.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Norwich
Married:
14,184 (39.3%)
Divorced:
3,706 (10.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Norwich
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,208 (6.11%)
White:
30,029 (83.14%)
African American:
2,469 (6.84%)
Asian:
758 (2.10%)
Pacific Islander:
10 (0.03%)
Indian:
437 (1.21%)
Other:
998 (2.76%)
Two or More:
1,416 (3.92%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Norwich

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
254
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
15
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $49,155 while the median household income is $39,181. Roughly 11.29% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$49,155
Household Income:
$39,181
In Poverty:
11.29%

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