DCI Lafayette

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in La Fayette, Georgia (GA).

DCI Lafayette is an average sized dialysis clinic with 16 stations based at 614 Patterson Road in La Fayette, GA. The non-profit facility is operated by Dialysis Clinic, Inc, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1995. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

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

Dialysis Clinic, Inc

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

614 Patterson Road
La Fayette, GA 30728

Phone Number

(706) 638-6553

Geographic Coordinates

34.698975, -85.269758
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

06/02/1995
* 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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16
Georgia Average
18
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
Georgia
233 (97.49%) 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
Georgia
32 (13.39%) 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
Georgia
9 (3.77%) 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
Georgia
135 (56.49%) 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 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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33 (82.00%)
Georgia
9,769 (94.24%)
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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32 (94.00%)
Georgia
9,418 (91.71%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 10 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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La Fayette at a Glance

La Fayette has a total population of 6,702, of which 1,613 are children under the age of 18 and 1,284 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.9.

Total Population:
6,702
Median Age:
37.9
Males:
3,050 (45.5%)
Female:
3,652 (54.5%)
Children (0-17):
1,613 (24.1%)
Adults (18-64):
3,805 (56.8%)
Seniors (65+):
1,284 (19.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in La Fayette
Married:
2,727 (40.7%)
Divorced:
865 (12.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in La Fayette
Hispanic Ethnicity:
72 (1.07%)
White:
6,072 (90.60%)
African American:
478 (7.13%)
Asian:
32 (0.48%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.01%)
Indian:
6 (0.09%)
Other:
51 (0.76%)
Two or More:
62 (0.93%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in La Fayette

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.49, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.49 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
43
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
8
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $29,141 while the median household income is $23,093. Roughly 19.50% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$29,141
Household Income:
$23,093
In Poverty:
19.50%

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