RAI Care Centers Savannah

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

RAI Care Centers Savannah is a large dialysis clinic with 26 stations based at 1020 Drayton Street in Savannah, GA. The for-profit facility is operated by Renal Advantage, Inc, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1998. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis, hemo hemodialysis training, and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 8.93 registered nurses, 5.79 licensed practical nurses, 1.15 technicians, 0.88 social workers, 0.52 dietitians, and 1.64 administrators. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.10 doctors. A total of 115 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,393,256 by Medicare. RAI Care Centers Savannah furnished 127,912 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

1020 Drayton Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Phone Number

(912) 233-6067

Geographic Coordinates

32.065157, -81.095882
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

03/09/1998
* 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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26
Savannah Average
24
Chatham County Average
23
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
Savannah
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Chatham County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
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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Yes
Savannah
2 (40.00%) Offer this Service
Chatham County
2 (33.33%) Offer this Service
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
Savannah
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Chatham County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
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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Yes
Savannah
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Chatham County
4 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Georgia
135 (56.49%) 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 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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88 (95.00%)
Savannah
344 (92.20%)
Chatham County
381 (93.00%)
Georgia
9,418 (91.71%)
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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8.93
Savannah Average
4.61
Chatham County Average
4.00
Georgia Average
2.77
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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5.79
Savannah Average
3.62
Chatham County Average
3.16
Georgia Average
1.67
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
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia Average
0.11
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
Savannah Average
0.31
Chatham County Average
0.27
Georgia Average
0.10
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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1.15
Savannah Average
5.23
Chatham County Average
5.00
Georgia Average
5.09
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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0.88
Savannah Average
0.77
Chatham County Average
0.70
Georgia Average
0.52
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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0.52
Savannah Average
0.53
Chatham County Average
0.49
Georgia Average
0.46
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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1.64
Savannah Average
2.13
Chatham County Average
1.90
Georgia Average
1.56
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
Savannah Average
0.64
Chatham County Average
0.75
Georgia Average
0.74
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
Savannah Average
0.48
Chatham County Average
0.43
Georgia 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
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia Average
0.07
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
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia Average
0.04
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
Savannah Average
0.17
Chatham County Average
0.14
Georgia Average
0.17
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
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia 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
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia 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
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia Average
0.02
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
0.00
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia 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
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia Average
0.01
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
Savannah Average
0.00
Chatham County Average
0.00
Georgia Average
0.01
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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127,912
Savannah Average
121,883
Chatham County Average
109,500
Georgia Average
167,376
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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115
Savannah Average
109
Chatham County Average
100
Georgia Average
75
United States Average
795

Financials

Charts

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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$2,393,256
Savannah Average
$1,917,745
Chatham County Average
$1,740,848
Georgia Average
$1,191,855
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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$20,811
Savannah Average
$17,554
Chatham County Average
$17,478
Georgia Average
$15,909
United States Average
$2,609

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Discussions

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is there any dialysis unit that will take patients on a stretcher? My 81 yr old mother has a fractured hip.

is there any dialysis unit that will take patients on a stretcher? My 81 yr old mother has a fractured hip.
Details:

I am looking for a unit that can run dialysis on my mother who is bed ridden from a hip fracture & a heart surgery.

Replies:
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Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Sunday, September 18, 2011 6:00 PM MST

Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Savannah at a Glance

Savannah has a total population of 131,510, of which 33,618 are children under the age of 18 and 17,467 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.3.

Total Population:
131,510
Median Age:
32.3
Males:
62,039 (47.2%)
Female:
69,471 (52.8%)
Children (0-17):
33,618 (25.6%)
Adults (18-64):
80,425 (61.2%)
Seniors (65+):
17,467 (13.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Savannah
Married:
45,157 (34.3%)
Divorced:
12,355 (9.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Savannah
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,938 (2.23%)
White:
51,108 (38.86%)
African American:
75,072 (57.08%)
Asian:
1,997 (1.52%)
Pacific Islander:
92 (0.07%)
Indian:
303 (0.23%)
Other:
1,224 (0.93%)
Two or More:
1,714 (1.30%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Savannah

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
5
Doctors:
1,407
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
10
Medical Suppliers:
89
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $36,410 while the median household income is $29,038. Roughly 20.90% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$36,410
Household Income:
$29,038
In Poverty:
20.90%

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