St. Lukes Quakertown Hospital

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

St. Lukes Quakertown Hospital is an average sized dialysis clinic with 12 stations based at 1021 Park Avenue PO Box 9003 in Quakertown, PA. The non-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1986. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis 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.

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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

1021 Park Avenue PO Box 9003
Quakertown, PA 18951

Phone Number

(215) 538-4665

Geographic Coordinates

40.437763, -75.348468
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

08/05/1986
* 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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12
Bucks County Average
16
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
Bucks County
12 (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
Bucks County
4 (33.33%) 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
Bucks County
3 (25.00%) 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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No
Bucks County
8 (66.67%) 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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21 (100.00%)
Bucks County
327 (96.55%)
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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20 (100.00%)
Bucks County
300 (92.55%)
Pennsylvania
7,893 (92.51%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Quakertown at a Glance

Quakertown has a total population of 8,931, of which 2,278 are children under the age of 18 and 1,365 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.2.

Total Population:
8,931
Median Age:
36.2
Males:
4,371 (48.9%)
Female:
4,560 (51.1%)
Children (0-17):
2,278 (25.5%)
Adults (18-64):
5,288 (59.2%)
Seniors (65+):
1,365 (15.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Quakertown
Married:
4,172 (46.7%)
Divorced:
638 (7.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Quakertown
Hispanic Ethnicity:
257 (2.88%)
White:
8,436 (94.46%)
African American:
107 (1.20%)
Asian:
135 (1.51%)
Pacific Islander:
5 (0.06%)
Indian:
12 (0.13%)
Other:
141 (1.58%)
Two or More:
95 (1.06%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Quakertown

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.27, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.27 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
211
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
10
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $51,194 while the median household income is $41,942. Roughly 5.79% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$51,194
Household Income:
$41,942
In Poverty:
5.79%

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