Renal Care Group Harrisburg

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (PA).

Renal Care Group Harrisburg is a small dialysis clinic with 9 stations based at 2444 North 3rd Street in Harrisburg, PA. The for-profit facility is operated by Renal Care Group, Inc, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1999. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 2.11 registered nurses, 3.08 technicians, 0.64 social workers, 0.21 dietitians, 0.42 administrators, 1.15 managers, and 0.43 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.76 registered nurses and 0.01 technicians. A total of 45 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $663,711 by Medicare. Renal Care Group Harrisburg furnished 41,954 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

2444 North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone Number

(717) 909-9450

Geographic Coordinates

40.284607, -76.898326
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

07/08/1999
* 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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9
Harrisburg Average
15
Dauphin County Average
14
Pennsylvania Average
17
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
Harrisburg
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Dauphin County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pennsylvania
230 (99.57%) 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
Harrisburg
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Dauphin County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Pennsylvania
45 (19.48%) 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
Harrisburg
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Dauphin County
1 (20.00%) Offer this Service
Pennsylvania
52 (22.51%) 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
Harrisburg
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Dauphin County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pennsylvania
168 (72.73%) 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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30 (97.00%)
Harrisburg
114 (96.33%)
Dauphin County
159 (96.00%)
Pennsylvania
8,406 (95.04%)
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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28 (96.00%)
Harrisburg
112 (93.00%)
Dauphin County
153 (92.00%)
Pennsylvania
7,893 (92.51%)
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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2.11
Harrisburg Average
3.27
Dauphin County Average
2.71
Pennsylvania Average
3.91
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
Harrisburg Average
0.37
Dauphin County Average
0.28
Pennsylvania Average
0.49
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
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.02
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
Harrisburg Average
0.35
Dauphin County Average
0.26
Pennsylvania Average
0.10
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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3.08
Harrisburg Average
6.84
Dauphin County Average
5.56
Pennsylvania Average
6.31
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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0.64
Harrisburg Average
0.49
Dauphin County Average
0.42
Pennsylvania Average
0.54
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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0.21
Harrisburg Average
0.36
Dauphin County Average
0.28
Pennsylvania Average
0.46
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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0.42
Harrisburg Average
1.59
Dauphin County Average
1.20
Pennsylvania Average
1.69
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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1.15
Harrisburg Average
1.70
Dauphin County Average
1.34
Pennsylvania Average
0.74
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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0.43
Harrisburg Average
0.63
Dauphin County Average
0.60
Pennsylvania Average
0.49
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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0.76
Harrisburg Average
0.25
Dauphin County Average
0.19
Pennsylvania Average
0.05
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
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania 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
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.18
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
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania 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
0.01
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.01
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
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.03
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
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania 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
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Harrisburg Average
0.00
Dauphin County Average
0.00
Pennsylvania Average
0.00
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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41,954
Harrisburg Average
56,748
Dauphin County Average
46,175
Pennsylvania Average
65,267
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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45
Harrisburg Average
59
Dauphin County Average
6,839
Pennsylvania Average
1,061
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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$663,711
Harrisburg Average
$827,039
Dauphin County Average
$6,636,253
Pennsylvania Average
$1,893,417
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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$14,749
Harrisburg Average
$14,137
Dauphin County Average
$970
Pennsylvania Average
$1,785
United States Average
$2,609

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Harrisburg at a Glance

Harrisburg has a total population of 48,950, of which 13,806 are children under the age of 18 and 5,320 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.0.

Total Population:
48,950
Median Age:
33.0
Males:
23,006 (47.0%)
Female:
25,944 (53.0%)
Children (0-17):
13,806 (28.2%)
Adults (18-64):
29,824 (60.9%)
Seniors (65+):
5,320 (10.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Harrisburg
Married:
13,347 (27.3%)
Divorced:
4,612 (9.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Harrisburg
Hispanic Ethnicity:
5,724 (11.69%)
White:
15,527 (31.72%)
African American:
26,841 (54.83%)
Asian:
1,384 (2.83%)
Pacific Islander:
35 (0.07%)
Indian:
183 (0.37%)
Other:
3,199 (6.54%)
Two or More:
1,781 (3.64%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Harrisburg

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.41, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.41 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
3
Doctors:
833
Home Agencies:
5
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
5
Medical Suppliers:
65
Rehab Centers:
12

Wealth

The median family income is $29,556 while the median household income is $26,920. Roughly 24.21% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$29,556
Household Income:
$26,920
In Poverty:
24.21%

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