Life Care Dialysis Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in New York, New York (NY).

Life Care Dialysis Center is a large dialysis clinic with 30 stations based at 221 West 61 Street in New York, NY. The for-profit facility is operated by Davita, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1991. The facility offers late shift, 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 9.37 registered nurses, 0.92 licensed practical nurses, 15.18 technicians, 1.50 social workers, 1.90 dietitians, 5.71 administrators, and 4.50 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors. A total of 183 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $3,513,499 by Medicare. Life Care Dialysis Center furnished 187,607 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

221 West 61 Street
New York, NY 10023

Phone Number

(212) 977-6100

Geographic Coordinates

40.771967, -73.987401
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

08/17/1991
* 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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30
New York Average
18
New York County Average
18
New York 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
New York
28 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York County
28 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
228 (99.13%) 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
New York
4 (14.29%) Offer this Service
New York County
4 (14.29%) Offer this Service
New York
48 (20.87%) 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
New York
16 (57.14%) Offer this Service
New York County
16 (57.14%) Offer this Service
New York
111 (48.26%) 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
New York
13 (46.43%) Offer this Service
New York County
13 (46.43%) Offer this Service
New York
121 (52.61%) 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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120 (95.00%)
New York
1,738 (92.58%)
New York County
1,738 (92.58%)
New York
14,358 (94.68%)
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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111 (95.00%)
New York
1,604 (87.45%)
New York County
1,604 (87.45%)
New York
13,458 (91.12%)
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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9.37
New York Average
7.37
New York County Average
7.37
New York Average
6.18
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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0.92
New York Average
1.83
New York County Average
1.83
New York Average
2.25
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
New York Average
0.15
New York County Average
0.15
New York Average
0.16
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
New York Average
0.43
New York County Average
0.43
New York Average
1.52
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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15.18
New York Average
15.86
New York County Average
15.86
New York Average
10.72
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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1.50
New York Average
1.73
New York County Average
1.73
New York Average
1.15
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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1.90
New York Average
1.34
New York County Average
1.34
New York Average
1.03
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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5.71
New York Average
4.43
New York County Average
4.43
New York Average
3.35
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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0.00
New York Average
1.27
New York County Average
1.27
New York Average
1.64
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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4.50
New York Average
2.41
New York County Average
2.41
New York Average
1.08
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
New York Average
0.18
New York County Average
0.18
New York Average
0.07
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
New York Average
0.00
New York County Average
0.00
New York 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
New York Average
0.23
New York County Average
0.23
New York Average
0.23
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.

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0.00
New York Average
0.00
New York County Average
0.00
New York 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
New York Average
0.00
New York County Average
0.00
New York Average
0.09
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
New York Average
0.00
New York County Average
0.00
New York Average
0.00
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
New York Average
0.00
New York County Average
0.00
New York 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
New York Average
0.31
New York County Average
0.31
New York Average
0.23
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.

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0.00
New York Average
0.24
New York County Average
0.24
New York Average
0.07
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
New York Average
0.00
New York County Average
0.00
New York 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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187,607
New York Average
153,084
New York County Average
153,084
New York Average
113,079
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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183
New York Average
7,432
New York County Average
7,432
New York Average
1,969
United States Average
795

Financials

Charts

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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$3,513,499
New York Average
$9,777,403
New York County Average
$9,777,403
New York Average
$3,517,662
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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$19,199
New York Average
$1,316
New York County Average
$1,316
New York Average
$1,787
United States Average
$2,609

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Hello, I would like to know the availability of room for a brazilian patient Fabio Fernandes Debs, who will be in New York from September 21st till 27th. The patient is 54 years, has hypertension, renal failure developed after an angiogram nine months ago and is undergoing hemodialysis since December, 2011, with daily sessios lasting two hours. He has a strong fistula at the left forearm. Uneventful during the session. I also would like to know how much it will cost per session. If any aditional information is necessary, please contact me at mairapolcheira@hotmail.com / andre.renalcare@gmail.com or +556199741059. Thanks in advance.

Andre Ribbeiro. (Brazil)

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Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 11:35 AM MST

Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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New York at a Glance

New York has a total population of 8,008,278, of which 1,940,269 are children under the age of 18 and 937,857 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.2.

Total Population:
8,008,278
Median Age:
34.2
Males:
3,794,204 (47.4%)
Female:
4,214,074 (52.6%)
Children (0-17):
1,940,269 (24.2%)
Adults (18-64):
5,130,152 (64.1%)
Seniors (65+):
937,857 (11.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in New York
Married:
3,040,694 (38.0%)
Divorced:
492,327 (6.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in New York
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,160,554 (26.98%)
White:
3,576,385 (44.66%)
African American:
2,129,762 (26.59%)
Asian:
787,047 (9.83%)
Pacific Islander:
5,430 (0.07%)
Indian:
41,289 (0.52%)
Other:
1,074,406 (13.42%)
Two or More:
393,959 (4.92%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in New York

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
28
Doctors:
17,770
Home Agencies:
15
Hospitals:
18
Nursing Homes:
20
Medical Suppliers:
501
Rehab Centers:
122

Wealth

The median family income is $41,887 while the median household income is $38,293. Roughly 20.84% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$41,887
Household Income:
$38,293
In Poverty:
20.84%

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