Aiken Dialysis

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Aiken, South Carolina (SC).

Aiken Dialysis is an average sized dialysis clinic with 21 stations based at 775 Medical Park Drive in Aiken, SC. The for-profit facility is operated by Davita, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1980. 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 3.16 registered nurses, 5.18 technicians, 0.32 social workers, 0.09 dietitians, 1.79 administrators, and 0.12 other employees. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors and 0.34 dietitians. A total of 74 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,060,454 by Medicare. Aiken Dialysis furnished 47,456 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

Davita

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

775 Medical Park Drive
Aiken, SC 29801

Phone Number

(803) 641-4222

Geographic Coordinates

33.572072, -81.762974
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

07/07/1980
* 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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21
Aiken Average
14
Aiken County Average
16
South Carolina Average
20
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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Aiken
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Aiken County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
South Carolina
103 (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
Aiken
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Aiken County
1 (16.67%) Offer this Service
South Carolina
11 (10.68%) 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
Aiken
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Aiken County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
South Carolina
3 (2.91%) 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
Aiken
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Aiken County
3 (50.00%) Offer this Service
South Carolina
31 (30.10%) 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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38 (95.00%)
Aiken
95 (90.33%)
Aiken County
141 (92.80%)
South Carolina
5,215 (95.65%)
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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37 (95.00%)
Aiken
108 (96.33%)
Aiken County
148 (93.80%)
South Carolina
5,348 (92.89%)
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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3.16
Aiken Average
3.28
Aiken County Average
2.42
South Carolina Average
4.11
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
Aiken Average
0.34
Aiken County Average
0.17
South Carolina Average
0.21
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina 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.

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0.00
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.01
South Carolina Average
0.35
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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5.18
Aiken Average
3.57
Aiken County Average
3.28
South Carolina Average
6.22
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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0.32
Aiken Average
0.39
Aiken County Average
0.34
South Carolina Average
0.51
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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0.09
Aiken Average
0.23
Aiken County Average
0.22
South Carolina Average
0.44
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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1.79
Aiken Average
1.67
Aiken County Average
1.43
South Carolina Average
1.73
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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0.00
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.29
South Carolina Average
1.03
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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0.12
Aiken Average
0.12
Aiken County Average
0.12
South Carolina Average
0.41
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
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina Average
0.07
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
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina 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
Aiken Average
0.25
Aiken County Average
0.19
South Carolina Average
0.09
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
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina 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
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina 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
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina Average
0.01
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
0.34
Aiken Average
0.17
Aiken County Average
0.09
South Carolina Average
0.02
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
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina 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
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina 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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Aiken Average
0.00
Aiken County Average
0.00
South Carolina Average
0.02
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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47,456
Aiken Average
47,005
Aiken County Average
38,892
South Carolina Average
70,617
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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74
Aiken Average
78
Aiken County Average
70
South Carolina Average
102
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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$1,060,454
Aiken Average
$1,014,341
Aiken County Average
$984,548
South Carolina Average
$1,612,349
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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$14,330
Aiken Average
$12,949
Aiken County Average
$14,015
South Carolina Average
$15,790
United States Average
$2,609

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    DCA of Aiken
    Located 0.55 miles away in Aiken at 113 Gregg Avenue.
  2. Dialysis Center
    DCA of Aiken, LLC
    Located 4.33 miles away in Aiken at 169 Crepe Myrtle Drive.
  3. Dialysis Center
    North Augusta
    Located 11.26 miles away in North Augusta at 201 Edgefield Road.
  4. Dialysis Center
    River View Kidney Center
    Located 12.24 miles away in North Augusta at 540 Atomic Road.
  5. Dialysis Center
    Abercorn Dialysis
    Located 15.46 miles away in Savannah at 11706 Mercy Boulevard Building 9.
Note: There are a total of 9 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Aiken at a Glance

Aiken has a total population of 25,337, of which 5,886 are children under the age of 18 and 4,515 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.5.

Total Population:
25,337
Median Age:
39.5
Males:
11,803 (46.6%)
Female:
13,534 (53.4%)
Children (0-17):
5,886 (23.2%)
Adults (18-64):
14,936 (58.9%)
Seniors (65+):
4,515 (17.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Aiken
Married:
11,813 (46.6%)
Divorced:
1,725 (6.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Aiken
Hispanic Ethnicity:
378 (1.49%)
White:
16,881 (66.63%)
African American:
7,678 (30.30%)
Asian:
324 (1.28%)
Pacific Islander:
3 (0.01%)
Indian:
64 (0.25%)
Other:
111 (0.44%)
Two or More:
276 (1.09%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Aiken

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
3
Doctors:
318
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
24
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $56,033 while the median household income is $44,172. Roughly 13.76% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$56,033
Household Income:
$44,172
In Poverty:
13.76%

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