Sunrise County Dialysis

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Eastport, Maine (ME).

Sunrise County Dialysis is a small dialysis clinic with 11 stations based at 19 Vanasse Road in Eastport, ME. The for-profit facility is operated by Fresenius Medical Care, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 2003. 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 2.19 registered nurses, 2.92 technicians, 0.65 social workers, 0.19 dietitians, 0.41 administrators, 1.40 managers, and 0.51 other employees. A total of 35 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $340,782 by Medicare. Sunrise County Dialysis furnished 8,656 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.

Overall Rating

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Rated 5.00 out of 5 from 2 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Operated By

Fresenius Medical Care

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

19 Vanasse Road
Eastport, ME 04631

Phone Number

(207) 853-9600

Geographic Coordinates

44.932619, -67.027351
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

08/26/2003
* 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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11
Maine Average
14
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.

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Yes
Maine
17 (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.

This Provider This Provider
No
Maine
8 (47.06%) 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
Maine
5 (29.41%) 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
Yes
Maine
9 (52.94%) 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
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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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16 (88.00%)
Maine
757 (95.76%)
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 (93.00%)
Maine
740 (93.18%)
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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2.19
Maine Average
4.80
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
Maine Average
0.05
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
Maine 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.

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0.00
Maine Average
0.21
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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2.92
Maine Average
6.01
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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0.65
Maine Average
0.62
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.19
Maine Average
0.44
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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0.41
Maine Average
1.47
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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1.40
Maine Average
1.54
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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0.51
Maine Average
0.97
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
Maine 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Maine 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Maine Average
0.00
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
Maine 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
Maine 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
Maine 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
Maine 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
Maine 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
Maine 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
Maine Average
0.00
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.

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8,656
Maine Average
48,361
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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35
Maine Average
3,292
United States Average
795

Financials

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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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$340,782
Maine Average
$4,738,327
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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$9,737
Maine Average
$1,439
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Sunrise County Dialysis Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
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Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

The friendliest, most open, most accommodating staff of any dialysis clinic I've been to. The clients are likewise alert, upbeat and welcoming. This is a real "down home" facility.

Member:
Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Sunrise County Dialysis Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

This is the best center I have been treated at...Staff is exceptional and I feel comfortable and well taken care of every time.

Member:
Date:

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Eastport at a Glance

Eastport has a total population of 1,640, of which 306 are children under the age of 18 and 352 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 45.0.

Total Population:
1,640
Median Age:
45.0
Males:
776 (47.3%)
Female:
864 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
306 (18.7%)
Adults (18-64):
982 (59.9%)
Seniors (65+):
352 (21.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Eastport
Married:
715 (43.6%)
Divorced:
227 (13.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Eastport
Hispanic Ethnicity:
14 (0.85%)
White:
1,535 (93.60%)
African American:
6 (0.37%)
Asian:
2 (0.12%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.06%)
Indian:
65 (3.96%)
Other:
4 (0.24%)
Two or More:
27 (1.65%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Eastport

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.69, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.69 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
17
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $31,328 while the median household income is $23,488. Roughly 17.01% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$31,328
Household Income:
$23,488
In Poverty:
17.01%

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