Tamarac Kidney Center

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

Tamarac Kidney Center is a large dialysis clinic with 24 stations based at 7059 Northwest 88TH Avenue in Tamarac, FL. The for-profit facility is operated by Fresenius Medical Care, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1990. 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 21.09 registered nurses, 1.69 licensed practical nurses, 2.66 technicians, 0.42 social workers, 0.43 dietitians, 1.40 administrators, 1.88 managers, and 0.62 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.01 administrators. Tamarac Kidney Center furnished 56,159 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

Fresenius Medical Care

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

7059 Northwest 88TH Avenue
Tamarac, FL 33321

Phone Number

(954) 721-0093

Geographic Coordinates

26.210128, -80.268865
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

04/30/1990
* 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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24
Tamarac Average
22
Broward County Average
19
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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Tamarac
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Broward County
29 (100.00%) 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
Tamarac
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Broward County
3 (10.34%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
No
Tamarac
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Broward County
2 (6.90%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
No
Tamarac
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Broward County
11 (37.93%) 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.

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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35 (100.00%)
Tamarac
73 (97.50%)
Broward County
1,347 (95.42%)
Florida
13,433 (95.33%)
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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34 (94.00%)
Tamarac
69 (94.50%)
Broward County
1,270 (93.92%)
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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21.09
Tamarac Average
12.05
Broward County Average
4.05
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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1.69
Tamarac Average
0.85
Broward County Average
0.99
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
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward County Average
0.01
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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2.66
Tamarac Average
4.68
Broward County Average
8.07
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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0.42
Tamarac Average
0.49
Broward County Average
0.64
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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0.43
Tamarac Average
0.44
Broward County Average
0.57
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.

This Provider This Provider
1.40
Tamarac Average
1.84
Broward County Average
1.67
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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1.88
Tamarac Average
0.94
Broward County Average
0.72
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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0.62
Tamarac Average
0.31
Broward County Average
0.42
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward County Average
0.07
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tamarac Average
0.13
Broward County Average
0.17
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
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward County Average
0.01
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
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward County Average
0.04
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.01
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward County Average
0.04
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Tamarac Average
0.00
Broward 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.

This Provider This Provider
56,159
Tamarac Average
52,401
Broward County Average
74,566
Florida Average
68,649
United States Average
259,761

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    Artificial Kidney Center Broward
    Located 1.13 miles away in Tamarac at 7140 48 W Mcnab Road.
  2. Dialysis Center
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    Located 3.42 miles away in Lauderhill at 7309 West Oakland Park Boulevard.
  3. Dialysis Center
    Pine Island Kidney Center
    Located 4.42 miles away in Plantation at 1871 N Pine Island Road.
  4. Dialysis Center
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    Located 5.24 miles away in Sunrise at 952 Cypress Village Boulevard.
  5. Dialysis Center
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    Located 5.38 miles away in Margate at 2514 N State Road 7.
Note: There are a total of 63 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Tamarac at a Glance

Tamarac has a total population of 55,588, of which 7,471 are children under the age of 18 and 20,999 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 52.9.

Total Population:
55,588
Median Age:
52.9
Males:
24,862 (44.7%)
Female:
30,726 (55.3%)
Children (0-17):
7,471 (13.4%)
Adults (18-64):
27,118 (48.8%)
Seniors (65+):
20,999 (37.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Tamarac
Married:
27,548 (49.6%)
Divorced:
5,460 (9.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Tamarac
Hispanic Ethnicity:
8,274 (14.88%)
White:
45,625 (82.08%)
African American:
5,845 (10.51%)
Asian:
823 (1.48%)
Pacific Islander:
20 (0.04%)
Indian:
99 (0.18%)
Other:
1,617 (2.91%)
Two or More:
1,559 (2.80%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Tamarac

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.45, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.45 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
0
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
27
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $41,927 while the median household income is $34,290. Roughly 8.88% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$41,927
Household Income:
$34,290
In Poverty:
8.88%

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