West Kauai Dialysis

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Waimea, Hawaii (HI).

West Kauai Dialysis is a small dialysis clinic with 8 stations based at 4643 A Waimea Canyon Road in Waimea, HI. The for-profit facility is operated by Liberty Dialysis Hawaii, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 2006. 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 4.21 registered nurses, 1.12 technicians, 0.25 social workers, and 0.48 administrators. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors. West Kauai Dialysis furnished 11,168 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

Liberty Dialysis Hawaii

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

4643 A Waimea Canyon Road
Waimea, HI 96796

Phone Number

(808) 338-1100

Geographic Coordinates

21.959518, -159.670607
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

01/15/2006
* 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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8
Hawaii County Average
13
Hawaii Average
22
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
Hawaii County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Hawaii
18 (100.00%) 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
Hawaii County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Hawaii
4 (22.22%) 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
Hawaii County
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Hawaii
10 (55.56%) 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
Hawaii County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Hawaii
6 (33.33%) 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 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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16 (100.00%)
Hawaii County
140 (97.00%)
Hawaii
1,427 (97.56%)
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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15 (100.00%)
Hawaii County
129 (97.00%)
Hawaii
1,379 (95.38%)
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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4.21
Hawaii County Average
10.45
Hawaii Average
11.97
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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0.00
Hawaii County Average
0.69
Hawaii Average
1.43
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.00
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.23
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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1.12
Hawaii County Average
8.02
Hawaii Average
17.82
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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0.25
Hawaii County Average
0.50
Hawaii Average
1.03
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
Hawaii County Average
0.34
Hawaii Average
0.87
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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0.48
Hawaii County Average
1.89
Hawaii Average
3.88
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.86
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
1.20
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.00
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.00
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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0.25
Hawaii County Average
0.25
Hawaii Average
0.15
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii 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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.00
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.00
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.00
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.00
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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii 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
Hawaii County Average
0.00
Hawaii Average
0.00
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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11,168
Hawaii County Average
34,194
Hawaii Average
86,733
United States Average
259,761

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    Kauai Dialysis Facility
    Located 19.59 miles away in Lihue at 3224 Elua Street.
Note: There are a total of 1 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Waimea at a Glance

Waimea has a total population of 7,028, of which 2,089 are children under the age of 18 and 711 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.5.

Total Population:
7,028
Median Age:
36.5
Males:
3,467 (49.3%)
Female:
3,561 (50.7%)
Children (0-17):
2,089 (29.7%)
Adults (18-64):
4,228 (60.2%)
Seniors (65+):
711 (10.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Waimea
Married:
3,002 (42.7%)
Divorced:
536 (7.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Waimea
Hispanic Ethnicity:
548 (7.80%)
White:
2,154 (30.65%)
African American:
23 (0.33%)
Asian:
1,426 (20.29%)
Pacific Islander:
1,097 (15.61%)
Indian:
12 (0.17%)
Other:
51 (0.73%)
Two or More:
2,265 (32.23%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Waimea

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

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

Wealth

The median family income is $55,822 while the median household income is $51,150. Roughly 5.95% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$55,822
Household Income:
$51,150
In Poverty:
5.95%

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