RCG Lakewood Dialysis

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

RCG Lakewood Dialysis is an average sized dialysis clinic with 18 stations based at Seagull Shopping Plaza 1328 River Avenue Suite 16 in Lakewood, NJ. The for-profit facility is operated by Renal Care Group, Inc, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 2001. 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 6.35 registered nurses, 9.47 technicians, 0.48 social workers, 0.85 dietitians, 2.37 administrators, 0.91 managers, and 0.68 other employees. RCG Lakewood Dialysis furnished 97,188 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

Renal Care Group, Inc

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

Seagull Shopping Plaza 1328 River Avenue Suite 16
Lakewood, NJ 08701

Phone Number

(732) 730-2222

Geographic Coordinates

40.053518, -74.220819
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

10/31/2001
* 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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18
Ocean County Average
19
New Jersey Average
18
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
Ocean County
8 (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
Ocean County
3 (37.50%) 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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No
Ocean County
1 (12.50%) 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
Ocean County
4 (50.00%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
54 (46.96%) 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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82 (99.00%)
Ocean County
517 (97.63%)
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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81 (95.00%)
Ocean County
476 (93.13%)
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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6.35
Ocean County Average
4.81
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
Ocean County Average
1.17
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
Ocean 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
Ocean County Average
0.00
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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9.47
Ocean County Average
6.26
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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0.48
Ocean County Average
0.50
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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0.85
Ocean County Average
0.69
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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2.37
Ocean County Average
1.86
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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0.91
Ocean County Average
0.70
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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0.68
Ocean County Average
0.49
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
Ocean County Average
0.05
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
Ocean 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
Ocean County Average
0.10
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
Ocean 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.

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0.00
Ocean County Average
0.02
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
Ocean County Average
0.00
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
Ocean County Average
0.00
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
Ocean County Average
0.00
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
Ocean 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
Ocean County Average
0.00
New Jersey Average
0.01
United States Average
0.01

Treatment Figures

Charts

Units of Epoetin Furnished

The number of units of epoetin (EPO) furnished by this provider to its patients in 2006.

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97,188
Ocean County Average
84,864
New Jersey Average
95,391
United States Average
259,761

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Lakewood at a Glance

Lakewood has a total population of 60,352, of which 19,186 are children under the age of 18 and 11,429 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.6.

Total Population:
60,352
Median Age:
30.6
Males:
28,845 (47.8%)
Female:
31,507 (52.2%)
Children (0-17):
19,186 (31.8%)
Adults (18-64):
29,737 (49.3%)
Seniors (65+):
11,429 (18.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lakewood
Married:
25,173 (41.7%)
Divorced:
2,932 (4.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lakewood
Hispanic Ethnicity:
8,935 (14.80%)
White:
47,542 (78.77%)
African American:
7,270 (12.05%)
Asian:
836 (1.39%)
Pacific Islander:
19 (0.03%)
Indian:
105 (0.17%)
Other:
2,783 (4.61%)
Two or More:
1,797 (2.98%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lakewood

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.29, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.29 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
439
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
6
Medical Suppliers:
25
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $43,806 while the median household income is $35,634. Roughly 18.96% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$43,806
Household Income:
$35,634
In Poverty:
18.96%

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