Mountainside Hospital

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

Mountainside Hospital is an average sized dialysis clinic with 20 stations based at Dialysis Unit Bay and Highland Avenue in Montclair, NJ. The non-profit facility is operated by Atlantic Health System, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1996. The facility offers late shift, in-center hemodialysis, and in-center peritoneal 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.

Overall Rating

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Rated 2.20 out of 5 from 5 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Rated 2.40 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Staff Rating

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Rated 2.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

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Rated 2.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Operated By

Atlantic Health System

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

Dialysis Unit Bay and Highland Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Phone Number

(973) 429-6767

Geographic Coordinates

40.806375, -74.213619
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

11/09/1996
* 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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Yes
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.

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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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120 (91.00%)
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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116 (89.00%)
Essex County
1,154 (91.33%)
New Jersey
7,044 (92.61%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

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Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

The staff is cold and unfeeling. On several occasions elderly patient left waiting for treatment. Area should be spotless and it is not. Uncomfortable with weekend staff following proper procedures.

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even in emergency situations they dont take anything seriously

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Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

short staff per ratio to 21chaired facility.cleanliness is an issue there

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Patient has many complications and no one seems to care.

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Nurses just to not care about the patients, waited for hours for nurses to respond to call button on more than 3 occasions. Nurses are a major problem, they need to be replaced or monitored as to their performance.

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Montclair at a Glance

Montclair has a total population of 38,977, of which 9,964 are children under the age of 18 and 4,665 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.5.

Total Population:
38,977
Median Age:
37.5
Males:
18,053 (46.3%)
Female:
20,924 (53.7%)
Children (0-17):
9,964 (25.6%)
Adults (18-64):
24,348 (62.5%)
Seniors (65+):
4,665 (12.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Montclair
Married:
16,424 (42.1%)
Divorced:
2,571 (6.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Montclair
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,995 (5.12%)
White:
23,297 (59.77%)
African American:
12,497 (32.06%)
Asian:
1,228 (3.15%)
Pacific Islander:
14 (0.04%)
Indian:
73 (0.19%)
Other:
688 (1.77%)
Two or More:
1,180 (3.03%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Montclair

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.22, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.22 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
377
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
11
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $96,252 while the median household income is $74,894. Roughly 5.51% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$96,252
Household Income:
$74,894
In Poverty:
5.51%

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