Saints Memorial Medical Center Merrimack Valley Dialysis Methuen

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Methuen, Massachusetts (MA).

Saints Memorial Medical Center Merrimack Valley Dialysis Methuen is an average sized dialysis clinic with 19 stations based at 100 Milk Street in Methuen, MA. The non-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1985. The facility offers late shift, in-center hemodialysis, and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 119 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,218,180 by Medicare. 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

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

100 Milk Street
Methuen, MA 01844

Phone Number

(978) 686-9900

Geographic Coordinates

42.739078, -71.155242
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

05/13/1985
* 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.

This Provider This Provider
19
Methuen Average
20
Essex County Average
18
Massachusetts Average
16
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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Methuen
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Essex County
9 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Massachusetts
73 (98.65%) 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
Methuen
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Essex County
4 (44.44%) Offer this Service
Massachusetts
28 (37.84%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Methuen
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Essex County
4 (44.44%) Offer this Service
Massachusetts
24 (32.43%) 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
Methuen
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Essex County
8 (88.89%) Offer this Service
Massachusetts
47 (63.51%) 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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78 (97.00%)
Methuen
116 (97.50%)
Essex County
482 (95.89%)
Massachusetts
3,366 (94.48%)
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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83 (88.00%)
Methuen
109 (89.00%)
Essex County
471 (93.89%)
Massachusetts
3,259 (92.29%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Treatment Figures

Charts

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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119
Methuen Average
99
Essex County Average
108
Massachusetts Average
1,607
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.

This Provider This Provider
$2,218,180
Methuen Average
$1,686,186
Essex County Average
$1,813,388
Massachusetts Average
$2,731,418
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.

This Provider This Provider
$18,640
Methuen Average
$17,119
Essex County Average
$16,869
Massachusetts Average
$1,700
United States Average
$2,609

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 32 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Methuen at a Glance

Methuen has a total population of 43,789, of which 10,831 are children under the age of 18 and 6,719 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.5.

Total Population:
43,789
Median Age:
37.5
Males:
20,967 (47.9%)
Female:
22,822 (52.1%)
Children (0-17):
10,831 (24.7%)
Adults (18-64):
26,239 (59.9%)
Seniors (65+):
6,719 (15.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Methuen
Married:
19,792 (45.2%)
Divorced:
2,850 (6.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Methuen
Hispanic Ethnicity:
4,221 (9.64%)
White:
39,126 (89.35%)
African American:
591 (1.35%)
Asian:
1,040 (2.38%)
Pacific Islander:
5 (0.01%)
Indian:
97 (0.22%)
Other:
2,131 (4.87%)
Two or More:
799 (1.82%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Methuen

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.31, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.31 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
362
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
10
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $59,831 while the median household income is $49,627. Roughly 7.31% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$59,831
Household Income:
$49,627
In Poverty:
7.31%

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