RAI Care Centers Summerville

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

RAI Care Centers Summerville is an average sized dialysis clinic with 22 stations based at 109 Burton Avenue Suite A in Summerville, SC. The for-profit facility is operated by Renal Advantage, Inc, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1995. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

Staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 5.55 registered nurses, 0.49 licensed practical nurses, 1.01 technicians, 0.42 social workers, 0.95 dietitians, and 2.11 administrators. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.20 doctors. A total of 114 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,921,042 by Medicare. RAI Care Centers Summerville furnished 81,841 units of epoetin to patients in 2006, which is below average when compared nationally. Patients with a HCT of 33% or higher is close to national levels.

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Operated By

Renal Advantage, Inc

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

109 Burton Avenue Suite A
Summerville, SC 29485

Phone Number

(843) 875-9800

Geographic Coordinates

32.966613, -80.156939
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

09/29/1995
* 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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22
South Carolina Average
20
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
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
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
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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No
South Carolina
31 (30.10%) 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.

As Expected
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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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72 (96.00%)
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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5.55
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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0.49
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.

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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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
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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1.01
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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0.42
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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0.95
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.

This Provider This Provider
2.11
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
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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0.00
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
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.

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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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0.20
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
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
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
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
0.00
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
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
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.

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0.00
South Carolina Average
0.02
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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81,841
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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114
South Carolina Average
102
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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$1,921,042
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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$16,851
South Carolina Average
$15,790
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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Facility:
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Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

I have only been on dailysis for about a year and this center has been there for me. the nurse and techs have been very good to us.

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 12 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Summerville at a Glance

Summerville has a total population of 27,752, of which 7,969 are children under the age of 18 and 2,940 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.4.

Total Population:
27,752
Median Age:
34.4
Males:
13,156 (47.4%)
Female:
14,596 (52.6%)
Children (0-17):
7,969 (28.7%)
Adults (18-64):
16,843 (60.7%)
Seniors (65+):
2,940 (10.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Summerville
Married:
12,805 (46.1%)
Divorced:
2,029 (7.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Summerville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
547 (1.97%)
White:
21,421 (77.19%)
African American:
5,379 (19.38%)
Asian:
248 (0.89%)
Pacific Islander:
16 (0.06%)
Indian:
129 (0.46%)
Other:
186 (0.67%)
Two or More:
373 (1.34%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Summerville

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:
273
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
22
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $51,469 while the median household income is $43,635. Roughly 9.25% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$51,469
Household Income:
$43,635
In Poverty:
9.25%

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