BMA LA Plata

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in La Plata, Maryland (MD).

BMA LA Plata is an average sized dialysis clinic with 12 stations based at 101 Catalpa Drive Suite 103 in La Plata, MD. The non-profit facility is operated by Fresenius Medical Care, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1991. 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 1.99 registered nurses, 0.31 nursing aides, 7.35 technicians, 0.15 social workers, 0.26 dietitians, 1.23 administrators, 1.15 managers, and 0.85 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.03 administrators. BMA LA Plata furnished 46,943 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

Fresenius Medical Care

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

101 Catalpa Drive Suite 103
La Plata, MD 20646

Phone Number

(301) 934-5718

Geographic Coordinates

39.462594, -77.417149
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

01/01/1991
* 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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12
Charles County Average
14
Maryland Average
17
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
Charles County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maryland
113 (99.12%) 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
Charles County
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Maryland
13 (11.40%) 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
Charles County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Maryland
22 (19.30%) 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
Charles County
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Maryland
44 (38.60%) 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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40 (100.00%)
Charles County
97 (96.50%)
Maryland
5,366 (94.76%)
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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36 (100.00%)
Charles County
103 (96.00%)
Maryland
5,288 (91.40%)
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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1.99
Charles County Average
3.95
Maryland Average
3.54
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
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland Average
0.24
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
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland Average
0.04
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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0.31
Charles County Average
0.31
Maryland Average
0.19
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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7.35
Charles County Average
7.90
Maryland Average
8.35
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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0.15
Charles County Average
0.35
Maryland Average
0.57
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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0.26
Charles County Average
0.41
Maryland Average
0.52
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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1.23
Charles County Average
1.38
Maryland Average
1.78
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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1.15
Charles County Average
1.14
Maryland Average
0.47
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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0.85
Charles County Average
0.92
Maryland Average
0.28
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
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland Average
0.03
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
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland 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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0.00
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland Average
0.16
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
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland 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
Charles County Average
0.01
Maryland Average
0.07
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.

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0.00
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland Average
0.03
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
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland Average
0.03
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.

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0.03
Charles County Average
0.01
Maryland Average
0.02
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
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland 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
Charles County Average
0.00
Maryland 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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46,943
Charles County Average
70,644
Maryland Average
79,651
United States Average
259,761

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
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I seriously do not recomend this center! The manager does not work with your work, or family schedules! She will put you on a shift that she wants you on. This should be up to us patients what shift we want! Her attitude is nasty! The manger does not care about your well being. They make you sit in the waiting room and always goes past the schedule time you are suppose to be hooked up and takes other patients in first esp the patients that just walk through the door. This is not right when you have been sitting there for a half hour sometimes longer!nurses dont pay attention always playing or talking on cell phones. That should be prohibited when you have work to do and patients are ill! Please please dont go to this center if you care about your health! A very concerned patient who is transfering out of this center asap!

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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La Plata at a Glance

La Plata has a total population of 6,551, of which 1,683 are children under the age of 18 and 824 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.5.

Total Population:
6,551
Median Age:
36.5
Males:
3,156 (48.2%)
Female:
3,395 (51.8%)
Children (0-17):
1,683 (25.7%)
Adults (18-64):
4,044 (61.7%)
Seniors (65+):
824 (12.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in La Plata
Married:
3,114 (47.5%)
Divorced:
501 (7.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in La Plata
Hispanic Ethnicity:
85 (1.30%)
White:
4,764 (72.72%)
African American:
1,552 (23.69%)
Asian:
102 (1.56%)
Pacific Islander:
3 (0.05%)
Indian:
34 (0.52%)
Other:
25 (0.38%)
Two or More:
71 (1.08%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in La Plata

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.24, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.24 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
155
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
5
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $66,288 while the median household income is $56,490. Roughly 9.07% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$66,288
Household Income:
$56,490
In Poverty:
9.07%

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