Meritcare Dialysis Bemidji

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Bemidji, Minnesota (MN).

Meritcare Dialysis Bemidji is an average sized dialysis clinic with 12 stations based at 1300 Anne Street Northwest in Bemidji, MN. The non-profit facility is operated by Meritcare Dialysis, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1994. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

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

Meritcare Dialysis

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

1300 Anne Street Northwest
Bemidji, MN 56601

Phone Number

(218) 333-5640

Geographic Coordinates

47.504984, -94.893491
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

05/18/1994
* 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
Beltrami County Average
9
Minnesota Average
12
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
Beltrami County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
79 (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
Beltrami County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
8 (10.13%) 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
Beltrami County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
22 (27.85%) 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
Beltrami County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
18 (22.78%) 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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34 (97.00%)
Beltrami County
44 (98.50%)
Minnesota
2,321 (95.28%)
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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34 (85.00%)
Beltrami County
42 (92.50%)
Minnesota
2,228 (93.96%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    Cass Lake Dialysis of Davita
    Located 15.82 miles away in Cass Lake at 602 Grant Utley Street.
  2. Dialysis Center
    Meritcare Dialysis Red Lake
    Located 26.40 miles away in Red Lake at Red Lake Hospital Highway 1.
Note: There are a total of 2 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Bemidji at a Glance

Bemidji has a total population of 11,917, of which 2,521 are children under the age of 18 and 1,856 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 27.6.

Total Population:
11,917
Median Age:
27.6
Males:
5,547 (46.5%)
Female:
6,370 (53.5%)
Children (0-17):
2,521 (21.2%)
Adults (18-64):
7,540 (63.3%)
Seniors (65+):
1,856 (15.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Bemidji
Married:
3,985 (33.4%)
Divorced:
906 (7.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Bemidji
Hispanic Ethnicity:
136 (1.14%)
White:
10,047 (84.31%)
African American:
91 (0.76%)
Asian:
133 (1.12%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.03%)
Indian:
1,373 (11.52%)
Other:
24 (0.20%)
Two or More:
245 (2.06%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Bemidji

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.37, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.37 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
335
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
17
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $37,250 while the median household income is $28,072. Roughly 17.20% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,250
Household Income:
$28,072
In Poverty:
17.20%

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