RAI Care Centers Punta Gorda

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Punta Gorda, Florida (FL).

RAI Care Centers Punta Gorda is an average sized dialysis clinic with 17 stations based at 355 Dupont Street in Punta Gorda, FL. The for-profit facility is operated by Renal Advantage, Inc, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1996. 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 3.18 registered nurses, 1.03 licensed practical nurses, 0.57 social workers, 0.37 dietitians, and 1.99 administrators. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.10 doctors. RAI Care Centers Punta Gorda furnished 70,490 units of epoetin to patients in 2006, which is below average when compared nationally. Patients with a HCT of 33% or higher is close to national levels.

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Operated By

Renal Advantage, Inc

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

355 Dupont Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Phone Number

(941) 505-0777

Geographic Coordinates

26.935647, -82.046507
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

09/04/1996
* 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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17
Charlotte County Average
13
Florida Average
18
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
Charlotte County
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Florida
282 (96.91%) 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
Charlotte County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
21 (7.22%) 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
Charlotte County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
38 (13.06%) 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
Charlotte County
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Florida
145 (49.83%) 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.

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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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44 (98.00%)
Charlotte County
107 (98.00%)
Florida
13,324 (92.86%)
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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3.18
Charlotte County Average
2.24
Florida Average
3.32
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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1.03
Charlotte County Average
1.55
Florida Average
0.89
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.02
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.19
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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0.00
Charlotte County Average
2.42
Florida Average
6.06
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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0.57
Charlotte County Average
0.47
Florida Average
0.54
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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0.37
Charlotte County Average
0.46
Florida Average
0.47
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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1.99
Charlotte County Average
1.78
Florida Average
1.57
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.70
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.56
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.06
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.01
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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0.10
Charlotte County Average
0.20
Florida 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida 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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.02
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.02
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.03
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.01
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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida 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
Charlotte County Average
0.00
Florida Average
0.02
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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70,490
Charlotte County Average
53,807
Florida Average
68,649
United States Average
259,761

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Insurance:
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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Punta Gorda at a Glance

Punta Gorda has a total population of 14,344, of which 1,177 are children under the age of 18 and 6,651 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 63.6.

Total Population:
14,344
Median Age:
63.6
Males:
6,791 (47.3%)
Female:
7,553 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
1,177 (8.2%)
Adults (18-64):
6,516 (45.4%)
Seniors (65+):
6,651 (46.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Punta Gorda
Married:
10,040 (70.0%)
Divorced:
1,069 (7.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Punta Gorda
Hispanic Ethnicity:
285 (1.99%)
White:
13,569 (94.60%)
African American:
454 (3.17%)
Asian:
112 (0.78%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.03%)
Indian:
24 (0.17%)
Other:
84 (0.59%)
Two or More:
97 (0.68%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Punta Gorda

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.43, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.43 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
218
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
13
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $54,879 while the median household income is $48,916. Roughly 6.50% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$54,879
Household Income:
$48,916
In Poverty:
6.50%

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