Dialysis Center of Westerly

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

Dialysis Center of Westerly is a small dialysis clinic with 11 stations based at One Rhody Drive in Westerly, RI. The for-profit facility is operated by American Renal Associates, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1980. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is above 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

American Renal Associates

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

One Rhody Drive
Westerly, RI 02891

Phone Number

(401) 596-0368

Geographic Coordinates

41.351589, -71.76843
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Certification Date

11/19/1980
* 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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11
Rhode Island 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
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.

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No
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.

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No
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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No
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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37 (100.00%)
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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36 (94.00%)
Rhode Island
520 (95.15%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
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I FOUND THE TECHS AND NURSES HIGHLY TRAINED AND VERY ATTENTIVE TO EACH PATIENTS NEEDS. A VERY GOOD EXPERIENCE. HOPE TO GET BACK THERE SOMEDAY SOON.

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 6 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Westerly at a Glance

Westerly has a total population of 22,966, of which 5,406 are children under the age of 18 and 3,915 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 38.9.

Total Population:
22,966
Median Age:
38.9
Males:
11,077 (48.2%)
Female:
11,889 (51.8%)
Children (0-17):
5,406 (23.5%)
Adults (18-64):
13,645 (59.4%)
Seniors (65+):
3,915 (17.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Westerly
Married:
10,520 (45.8%)
Divorced:
1,681 (7.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Westerly
Hispanic Ethnicity:
270 (1.18%)
White:
21,857 (95.17%)
African American:
164 (0.71%)
Asian:
457 (1.99%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
130 (0.57%)
Other:
77 (0.34%)
Two or More:
281 (1.22%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Westerly

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.28, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.28 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
187
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
8
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $53,165 while the median household income is $44,613. Roughly 6.60% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$53,165
Household Income:
$44,613
In Poverty:
6.60%

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