Greater Waterbury Dialysis

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

Greater Waterbury Dialysis is a large dialysis clinic with 30 stations based at 209 Highland Avenue in Waterbury, CT. The for-profit facility is operated by Davita, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1995. The facility offers late shift, 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 16.16 registered nurses, 2.43 licensed practical nurses, 11.78 technicians, 1.66 social workers, 1.56 dietitians, 3.17 administrators, and 0.12 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors. A total of 228 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $5,058,668 by Medicare. Greater Waterbury Dialysis furnished 233,708 units of epoetin to patients in 2006, which is 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

209 Highland Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06708

Phone Number

(203) 574-7933

Geographic Coordinates

41.551511, -73.059125
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

12/01/1995
* 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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30
New Haven County Average
19
Connecticut Average
20
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
New Haven County
9 (81.82%) 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 Haven County
3 (27.27%) 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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Yes
New Haven County
4 (36.36%) 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 Haven County
6 (54.55%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
25 (78.13%) 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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146 (88.00%)
New Haven County
709 (96.38%)
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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166 (98.00%)
New Haven County
776 (94.33%)
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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16.16
New Haven County Average
8.47
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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2.43
New Haven County Average
1.43
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 Haven 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 Haven County Average
1.30
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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11.78
New Haven County Average
8.25
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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1.66
New Haven County Average
1.09
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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1.56
New Haven County Average
0.86
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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3.17
New Haven County Average
2.20
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 Haven County Average
0.89
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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0.12
New Haven County Average
0.13
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 Haven County Average
0.57
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 Haven 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 Haven County Average
0.11
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 Haven 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 Haven County Average
0.13
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 Haven 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 Haven 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 Haven 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.

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0.00
New Haven 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 Haven County Average
0.00
Connecticut 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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233,708
New Haven County Average
112,163
Connecticut Average
94,660
United States Average
259,761

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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228
New Haven County Average
142
Connecticut Average
2,922
United States Average
795

Financials

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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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$5,058,668
New Haven County Average
$2,886,378
Connecticut Average
$4,985,892
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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$22,187
New Haven County Average
$20,327
Connecticut Average
$1,706
United States Average
$2,609

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Waterbury at a Glance

Waterbury has a total population of 107,271, of which 28,454 are children under the age of 18 and 16,045 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.9.

Total Population:
107,271
Median Age:
34.9
Males:
50,781 (47.3%)
Female:
56,490 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
28,454 (26.5%)
Adults (18-64):
62,772 (58.5%)
Seniors (65+):
16,045 (15.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Waterbury
Married:
39,151 (36.5%)
Divorced:
9,135 (8.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Waterbury
Hispanic Ethnicity:
23,354 (21.77%)
White:
72,018 (67.14%)
African American:
17,500 (16.31%)
Asian:
1,615 (1.51%)
Pacific Islander:
61 (0.06%)
Indian:
453 (0.42%)
Other:
11,698 (10.91%)
Two or More:
3,926 (3.66%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Waterbury

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:
647
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
11
Medical Suppliers:
50
Rehab Centers:
10

Wealth

The median family income is $42,300 while the median household income is $34,285. Roughly 15.64% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$42,300
Household Income:
$34,285
In Poverty:
15.64%

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