South County Dialysis Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in St. Louis, Missouri (MO).

South County Dialysis Center is an average sized dialysis clinic with 12 stations based at 4145 Union Road in St. Louis, MO. The for-profit facility is operated by Davita, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1999. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis, hemo hemodialysis training, and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 3.13 registered nurses, 5.10 technicians, 0.67 social workers, 0.65 dietitians, and 1.83 administrators. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors. A total of 77 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $885,913 by Medicare. South County Dialysis Center furnished 36,981 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

Davita

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

4145 Union Road
St. Louis, MO 63129

Phone Number

(314) 894-1851

Geographic Coordinates

38.535016, -90.307623
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Certification Date

05/01/1999
* 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
St. Louis Average
17
St. Louis County Average
18
Missouri Average
16
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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
St. Louis
24 (96.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
35 (97.22%) Offer this Service
Missouri
116 (98.31%) 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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Yes
St. Louis
10 (40.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
15 (41.67%) Offer this Service
Missouri
42 (35.59%) 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
St. Louis
2 (8.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
2 (5.56%) Offer this Service
Missouri
11 (9.32%) 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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Yes
St. Louis
17 (68.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
24 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Missouri
60 (50.85%) 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
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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41 (98.00%)
St. Louis
1,127 (92.06%)
St. Louis County
1,648 (92.22%)
Missouri
4,648 (94.37%)
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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38 (97.00%)
St. Louis
1,139 (90.58%)
St. Louis County
1,635 (89.61%)
Missouri
4,531 (90.96%)
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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3.13
St. Louis Average
3.79
St. Louis County Average
3.86
Missouri Average
3.09
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
St. Louis Average
0.92
St. Louis County Average
0.84
Missouri Average
0.73
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
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri 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
St. Louis Average
0.11
St. Louis County Average
0.10
Missouri Average
0.05
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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5.10
St. Louis Average
5.29
St. Louis County Average
6.02
Missouri Average
4.34
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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0.67
St. Louis Average
0.69
St. Louis County Average
0.73
Missouri Average
0.55
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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0.65
St. Louis Average
0.61
St. Louis County Average
0.62
Missouri Average
0.47
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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1.83
St. Louis Average
1.62
St. Louis County Average
1.55
Missouri Average
1.18
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
St. Louis Average
0.54
St. Louis County Average
0.81
Missouri Average
0.74
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
St. Louis Average
0.26
St. Louis County Average
0.33
Missouri Average
0.33
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
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri 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
St. Louis Average
0.13
St. Louis County Average
0.11
Missouri Average
0.10
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
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri 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
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri 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
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri Average
0.01
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
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri Average
0.01
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
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri Average
0.01
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
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
St. Louis Average
0.00
St. Louis County Average
0.00
Missouri 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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36,981
St. Louis Average
70,072
St. Louis County Average
77,432
Missouri Average
56,508
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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77
St. Louis Average
1,815
St. Louis County Average
1,432
Missouri Average
639
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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$885,913
St. Louis Average
$2,775,437
St. Louis County Average
$2,514,154
Missouri Average
$1,600,606
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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$11,505
St. Louis Average
$1,529
St. Louis County Average
$1,756
Missouri Average
$2,505
United States Average
$2,609

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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St. Louis at a Glance

St. Louis has a total population of 348,189, of which 89,657 are children under the age of 18 and 47,842 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.7.

Total Population:
348,189
Median Age:
33.7
Males:
163,567 (47.0%)
Female:
184,622 (53.0%)
Children (0-17):
89,657 (25.7%)
Adults (18-64):
210,690 (60.5%)
Seniors (65+):
47,842 (13.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in St. Louis
Married:
101,065 (29.0%)
Divorced:
33,442 (9.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in St. Louis
Hispanic Ethnicity:
7,022 (2.02%)
White:
152,666 (43.85%)
African American:
178,266 (51.20%)
Asian:
6,891 (1.98%)
Pacific Islander:
94 (0.03%)
Indian:
950 (0.27%)
Other:
2,783 (0.80%)
Two or More:
6,539 (1.88%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in St. Louis

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
25
Doctors:
8,005
Home Agencies:
26
Hospitals:
7
Nursing Homes:
44
Medical Suppliers:
232
Rehab Centers:
24

Wealth

The median family income is $32,585 while the median household income is $27,156. Roughly 23.95% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$32,585
Household Income:
$27,156
In Poverty:
23.95%

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