RCG Ohio Renal Care Group West

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Brook Park, Ohio (OH).

RCG Ohio Renal Care Group West is a large dialysis clinic with 24 stations based at 14670 Snow Road in Brook Park, OH. The for-profit facility is operated by Renal Care Group, Inc, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1989. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 5.87 registered nurses, 0.10 licensed practical nurses, 14.63 technicians, 0.91 social workers, 0.80 dietitians, 2.23 administrators, 0.37 managers, and 1.24 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.44 technicians. A total of 124 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,193,350 by Medicare. RCG Ohio Renal Care Group West furnished 79,157 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

14670 Snow Road
Brook Park, OH 44142

Phone Number

(216) 267-1451

Geographic Coordinates

41.404687, -81.797038
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

11/08/1989
* 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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24
Cuyahoga County Average
20
Ohio 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.

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No
Cuyahoga County
25 (86.21%) Offer this Service
Ohio
190 (91.35%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
No
Cuyahoga County
5 (17.24%) Offer this Service
Ohio
36 (17.31%) 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
Cuyahoga County
11 (37.93%) Offer this Service
Ohio
54 (25.96%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
No
Cuyahoga County
7 (24.14%) Offer this Service
Ohio
91 (43.75%) 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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91 (100.00%)
Cuyahoga County
2,043 (94.78%)
Ohio
9,576 (94.34%)
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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88 (95.00%)
Cuyahoga County
1,874 (90.72%)
Ohio
9,239 (92.47%)
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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5.87
Cuyahoga County Average
4.39
Ohio Average
3.76
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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0.10
Cuyahoga County Average
0.21
Ohio Average
0.67
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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.05
Ohio 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Cuyahoga County Average
0.00
Ohio Average
0.12
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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14.63
Cuyahoga County Average
13.89
Ohio Average
7.19
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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0.91
Cuyahoga County Average
1.37
Ohio Average
0.72
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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0.80
Cuyahoga County Average
0.95
Ohio Average
0.56
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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2.23
Cuyahoga County Average
1.98
Ohio Average
1.63
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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0.37
Cuyahoga County Average
1.37
Ohio Average
0.82
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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1.24
Cuyahoga County Average
0.31
Ohio Average
0.56
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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.04
Ohio Average
0.04
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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.00
Ohio 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Cuyahoga County Average
0.04
Ohio Average
0.13
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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.00
Ohio 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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0.44
Cuyahoga County Average
0.04
Ohio Average
0.04
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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.00
Ohio 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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.00
Ohio 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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.02
Ohio Average
0.03
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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.00
Ohio Average
0.01
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
Cuyahoga County Average
0.00
Ohio 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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79,157
Cuyahoga County Average
112,329
Ohio Average
528,041
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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124
Cuyahoga County Average
3,024
Ohio Average
1,153
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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$2,193,350
Cuyahoga County Average
$4,609,413
Ohio Average
$2,305,610
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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$17,688
Cuyahoga County Average
$1,524
Ohio Average
$2,000
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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The techs are great, mangement has a lot of problems. Large turn over in staffing

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Brook Park at a Glance

Brook Park has a total population of 21,218, of which 4,829 are children under the age of 18 and 3,623 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.1.

Total Population:
21,218
Median Age:
40.1
Males:
10,360 (48.8%)
Female:
10,858 (51.2%)
Children (0-17):
4,829 (22.8%)
Adults (18-64):
12,766 (60.2%)
Seniors (65+):
3,623 (17.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Brook Park
Married:
10,073 (47.5%)
Divorced:
1,645 (7.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Brook Park
Hispanic Ethnicity:
423 (1.99%)
White:
20,048 (94.49%)
African American:
414 (1.95%)
Asian:
268 (1.26%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
48 (0.23%)
Other:
164 (0.77%)
Two or More:
276 (1.30%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Brook Park

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.30, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.30 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
102
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
6
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $53,324 while the median household income is $46,333. Roughly 4.63% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$53,324
Household Income:
$46,333
In Poverty:
4.63%

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