Smyrna Dialysis Center, LLC

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

Smyrna Dialysis Center, LLC is an average sized dialysis clinic with 21 stations based at 2700 Highlands Parkway Suite A in Smyrna, GA. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 2004. 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 1.96 registered nurses, 0.84 licensed practical nurses, 5.66 technicians, 0.70 social workers, 0.71 administrators, 1.39 managers, and 0.38 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.01 registered nurses, 0.01 licensed practical nurses, and 0.02 technicians. Smyrna Dialysis Center, LLC furnished 62,423 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 low when compared to national levels. Patients with a HCT of 33% or higher is close to national levels.

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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

2700 Highlands Parkway Suite A
Smyrna, GA 30082

Phone Number

(678) 303-5064

Geographic Coordinates

33.828579, -84.4933
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

01/22/2004
* 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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21
Cobb County Average
21
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
Cobb 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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No
Cobb County
1 (16.67%) 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
Cobb 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
Cobb 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

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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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53 (79.00%)
Cobb County
296 (89.67%)
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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48 (94.00%)
Cobb County
265 (83.00%)
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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1.96
Cobb County Average
8.73
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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0.84
Cobb County Average
0.67
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
Cobb 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Cobb County Average
0.38
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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5.66
Cobb County Average
7.55
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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0.70
Cobb County Average
0.82
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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0.00
Cobb County Average
0.45
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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0.71
Cobb County Average
1.48
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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1.39
Cobb County Average
1.89
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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0.38
Cobb County Average
0.53
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.01
Cobb 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.01
Cobb 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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0.00
Cobb County Average
0.00
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
Cobb 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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0.02
Cobb 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
Cobb 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
Cobb 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
Cobb 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
Cobb 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
Cobb 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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62,423
Cobb County Average
83,138
Georgia Average
167,376
United States Average
259,761

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Smyrna at a Glance

Smyrna has a total population of 40,999, of which 7,992 are children under the age of 18 and 3,404 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.0.

Total Population:
40,999
Median Age:
32.0
Males:
20,010 (48.8%)
Female:
20,989 (51.2%)
Children (0-17):
7,992 (19.5%)
Adults (18-64):
29,603 (72.2%)
Seniors (65+):
3,404 (8.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Smyrna
Married:
15,727 (38.4%)
Divorced:
4,495 (11.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Smyrna
Hispanic Ethnicity:
5,659 (13.80%)
White:
24,368 (59.44%)
African American:
11,147 (27.19%)
Asian:
1,606 (3.92%)
Pacific Islander:
14 (0.03%)
Indian:
170 (0.41%)
Other:
2,709 (6.61%)
Two or More:
985 (2.40%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Smyrna

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.29, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.29 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
273
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
23
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $53,821 while the median household income is $47,572. Roughly 8.85% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$53,821
Household Income:
$47,572
In Poverty:
8.85%

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