Dialysis Center of East Providence

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in East Providence, Rhode Island (RI).

Dialysis Center of East Providence is an average sized dialysis clinic with 21 stations based at 318 Waterman Avenue in East Providence, RI. The for-profit facility is operated by American Renal Associates, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 2004. 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 3.38 registered nurses, 0.25 licensed practical nurses, 5.02 technicians, 0.05 social workers, 0.13 dietitians, 2.08 administrators, 1.35 managers, and 3.72 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors. A total of 67 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,104,065 by Medicare. Dialysis Center of East Providence furnished 45,609 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

American Renal Associates

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

318 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914

Phone Number

(401) 435-5200

Geographic Coordinates

41.820451, -71.368485
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

06/04/2004
* 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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21
Providence County Average
17
Rhode Island Average
17
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
Providence County
11 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Rhode Island
17 (100.00%) 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
Providence County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Rhode Island
2 (11.76%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
No
Providence County
1 (9.09%) Offer this Service
Rhode Island
2 (11.76%) 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
Providence County
6 (54.55%) Offer this Service
Rhode Island
9 (52.94%) 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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43 (100.00%)
Providence County
322 (96.00%)
Rhode Island
547 (96.77%)
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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42 (100.00%)
Providence County
310 (95.38%)
Rhode Island
520 (95.15%)
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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3.38
Providence County Average
3.28
Rhode Island Average
3.52
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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0.25
Providence County Average
0.39
Rhode Island Average
0.43
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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island Average
0.00
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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island Average
0.11
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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5.02
Providence County Average
4.62
Rhode Island Average
5.22
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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0.05
Providence County Average
0.38
Rhode Island Average
0.42
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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0.13
Providence County Average
0.29
Rhode Island Average
0.33
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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2.08
Providence County Average
1.12
Rhode Island Average
1.32
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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1.35
Providence County Average
0.62
Rhode Island Average
0.80
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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3.72
Providence County Average
1.76
Rhode Island Average
1.58
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
Providence County Average
0.26
Rhode Island Average
0.20
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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island 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
Providence County Average
0.18
Rhode Island Average
0.17
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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island 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
0.00
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island Average
0.00
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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island 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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island Average
0.00
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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island Average
0.00
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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island Average
0.00
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
Providence County Average
0.00
Rhode Island Average
0.00
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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45,609
Providence County Average
55,465
Rhode Island Average
55,411
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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67
Providence County Average
3,563
Rhode Island Average
2,471
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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$1,104,065
Providence County Average
$3,591,508
Rhode Island Average
$2,766,291
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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$16,479
Providence County Average
$1,008
Rhode Island Average
$1,120
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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I have been an out patient here since 2006 and I can not praise the staff half as well as they deserve for the excellent care rendered to me.

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    Rhode Island Hospital
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  2. Dialysis Center
    Miriam Hospital
    Located 2.62 miles away in Providence at Dialysis Unit 164 Summit Avenue.
  3. Dialysis Center
    NNA of Providence
    Located 2.69 miles away in Providence at 125 Corliss Street.
  4. Dialysis Center
    Dialysis Center of Providence
    Located 2.83 miles away in Providence at 9 Plenty Street.
  5. Dialysis Center
    NNA Pawtucket
    Located 3.69 miles away in Pawtucket at 79 Division Street.
Note: There are a total of 23 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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East Providence at a Glance

East Providence has a total population of 48,688, of which 10,546 are children under the age of 18 and 9,203 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.6.

Total Population:
48,688
Median Age:
39.6
Males:
22,629 (46.5%)
Female:
26,059 (53.5%)
Children (0-17):
10,546 (21.7%)
Adults (18-64):
28,939 (59.4%)
Seniors (65+):
9,203 (18.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in East Providence
Married:
20,899 (42.9%)
Divorced:
4,112 (8.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in East Providence
Hispanic Ethnicity:
922 (1.89%)
White:
42,111 (86.49%)
African American:
2,445 (5.02%)
Asian:
559 (1.15%)
Pacific Islander:
23 (0.05%)
Indian:
225 (0.46%)
Other:
1,361 (2.80%)
Two or More:
1,964 (4.03%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in East Providence

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.36, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
141
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
7
Medical Suppliers:
14
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $48,463 while the median household income is $39,108. Roughly 8.48% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$48,463
Household Income:
$39,108
In Poverty:
8.48%

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