RCG Bloomfield Dialysis Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Bloomfield, New Jersey (NJ).

RCG Bloomfield Dialysis Center is an average sized dialysis clinic with 20 stations based at 206 Belleville Avenue in Bloomfield, NJ. The for-profit facility is operated by Renal Care Group, Inc, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 2000. The facility offers late shift and in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 8.84 registered nurses, 12.67 technicians, 1.21 social workers, 1.00 dietitians, 2.73 administrators, 1.09 managers, and 0.52 other employees. RCG Bloomfield Dialysis Center furnished 119,665 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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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

Renal Care Group, Inc

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

206 Belleville Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Phone Number

(973) 680-8100

Geographic Coordinates

40.799192, -74.188631
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

02/15/2000
* 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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20
Essex County Average
19
New Jersey Average
18
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
Essex County
16 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
112 (97.39%) 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
Essex County
3 (18.75%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
19 (16.52%) 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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Yes
Essex County
8 (50.00%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
37 (32.17%) 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
Essex County
8 (50.00%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
54 (46.96%) 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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115 (97.00%)
Essex County
1,257 (92.80%)
New Jersey
7,530 (95.77%)
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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107 (94.00%)
Essex County
1,154 (91.33%)
New Jersey
7,044 (92.61%)
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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8.84
Essex County Average
6.91
New Jersey Average
5.33
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
Essex County Average
0.37
New Jersey Average
0.64
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
Essex County Average
0.00
New Jersey Average
0.01
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
Essex County Average
0.38
New Jersey Average
0.27
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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12.67
Essex County Average
12.16
New Jersey Average
7.96
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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1.21
Essex County Average
0.93
New Jersey Average
0.67
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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1.00
Essex County Average
0.55
New Jersey Average
0.58
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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2.73
Essex County Average
2.51
New Jersey Average
1.91
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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1.09
Essex County Average
1.77
New Jersey Average
1.11
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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0.52
Essex County Average
1.00
New Jersey Average
0.55
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.

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0.00
Essex County Average
0.04
New Jersey Average
0.14
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
Essex County Average
0.00
New Jersey Average
0.01
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
Essex County Average
0.05
New Jersey Average
0.12
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
Essex County Average
0.00
New Jersey 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
Essex County Average
0.00
New Jersey Average
0.12
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
Essex County Average
0.02
New Jersey Average
0.02
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.

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0.00
Essex County Average
0.29
New Jersey Average
0.07
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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0.00
Essex County Average
0.02
New Jersey Average
0.05
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
Essex County Average
0.00
New Jersey Average
0.05
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
Essex County Average
0.00
New Jersey Average
0.01
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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119,665
Essex County Average
117,044
New Jersey Average
95,391
United States Average
259,761

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Medicare
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this center is run very poorly the administration staff are very forgetful and need to be rminded of simple tasks they promise to do the rns are good aand the techs are good they make you sign a note stating if you are 15 min late they ruse to traet you yet they keep patinets wating for over 40 min late from there schedualed appoitment and they are always having issues with water and tech issues this place should have a surprise vist from the kidney foundation because they are below par

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Bloomfield at a Glance

Bloomfield has a total population of 47,683, of which 10,039 are children under the age of 18 and 6,827 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.1.

Total Population:
47,683
Median Age:
37.1
Males:
22,695 (47.6%)
Female:
24,988 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
10,039 (21.1%)
Adults (18-64):
30,817 (64.6%)
Seniors (65+):
6,827 (14.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Bloomfield
Married:
20,838 (43.7%)
Divorced:
2,996 (6.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Bloomfield
Hispanic Ethnicity:
6,901 (14.47%)
White:
33,421 (70.09%)
African American:
5,573 (11.69%)
Asian:
3,998 (8.38%)
Pacific Islander:
31 (0.07%)
Indian:
91 (0.19%)
Other:
3,061 (6.42%)
Two or More:
1,508 (3.16%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Bloomfield

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
226
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
18
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $64,945 while the median household income is $53,289. Roughly 5.81% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$64,945
Household Income:
$53,289
In Poverty:
5.81%

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