Memphis Central Dialysis

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Memphis, Tennessee (TN).

Memphis Central Dialysis is a large dialysis clinic with 26 stations based at 889 Linden Avenue in Memphis, TN. The for-profit facility is operated by Gambro Healthcare, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1976. 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 7.13 registered nurses, 1.69 licensed practical nurses, 13.81 technicians, 0.95 social workers, 0.90 dietitians, and 2.97 administrators. On call staff is made up of the full time equivalent of 0.25 doctors. Memphis Central Dialysis furnished 198,005 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

Gambro Healthcare

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

889 Linden Avenue
Memphis, TN 38126

Phone Number

(901) 525-1719

Geographic Coordinates

35.135289, -90.031381
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

09/01/1976
* 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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26
Memphis Average
24
Shelby County Average
23
Tennessee Average
18
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
Memphis
17 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Shelby County
21 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
119 (95.97%) 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
Memphis
3 (17.65%) Offer this Service
Shelby County
3 (14.29%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
21 (16.94%) 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
Memphis
3 (17.65%) Offer this Service
Shelby County
3 (14.29%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
8 (6.45%) 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
Memphis
9 (52.94%) Offer this Service
Shelby County
10 (47.62%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
48 (38.71%) 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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118 (91.00%)
Memphis
1,161 (94.63%)
Shelby County
1,281 (94.25%)
Tennessee
4,906 (94.05%)
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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117 (96.00%)
Memphis
1,127 (92.06%)
Shelby County
1,241 (91.85%)
Tennessee
4,728 (92.10%)
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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7.13
Memphis Average
4.88
Shelby County Average
3.96
Tennessee Average
2.99
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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1.69
Memphis Average
0.96
Shelby County Average
0.77
Tennessee Average
0.83
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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee 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
Memphis Average
0.05
Shelby County Average
0.03
Tennessee Average
0.10
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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13.81
Memphis Average
10.51
Shelby County Average
8.52
Tennessee Average
5.02
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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0.95
Memphis Average
1.01
Shelby County Average
0.87
Tennessee Average
0.49
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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0.90
Memphis Average
0.94
Shelby County Average
0.78
Tennessee Average
0.42
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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2.97
Memphis Average
2.05
Shelby County Average
1.86
Tennessee Average
1.38
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
Memphis Average
1.22
Shelby County Average
1.00
Tennessee Average
0.82
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
Memphis Average
0.97
Shelby County Average
0.78
Tennessee Average
0.36
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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.09
Tennessee Average
0.03
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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee 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
Memphis Average
0.08
Shelby County Average
0.10
Tennessee Average
0.11
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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee 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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee Average
0.01
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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee 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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee Average
0.01
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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee Average
0.01
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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee 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
Memphis Average
0.00
Shelby County Average
0.00
Tennessee Average
0.00
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.

This Provider This Provider
198,005
Memphis Average
132,810
Shelby County Average
105,757
Tennessee Average
493,481
United States Average
259,761

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

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    Located 0.59 miles away in Memphis at 1166 Monroe Avenue.
  2. Dialysis Center
    DSI Central Memphis
    Located 0.81 miles away in Memphis at 1331 Union Avenue Suite 101.
  3. Dialysis Center
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    Located 1.00 miles away in Memphis at 1428 Monroe Avenue.
  4. Dialysis Center
    DSI Memphis South
    Located 1.83 miles away in Memphis at 3960 Knight Arnold Road Suite 107.
  5. Dialysis Center
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    Located 2.84 miles away in Memphis at 2225 Union Avenue Suite 200.
Note: There are a total of 22 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Memphis at a Glance

Memphis has a total population of 650,100, of which 181,295 are children under the age of 18 and 71,026 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 31.9.

Total Population:
650,100
Median Age:
31.9
Males:
307,643 (47.3%)
Female:
342,457 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
181,295 (27.9%)
Adults (18-64):
397,779 (61.2%)
Seniors (65+):
71,026 (10.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Memphis
Married:
218,497 (33.6%)
Divorced:
59,489 (9.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Memphis
Hispanic Ethnicity:
19,317 (2.97%)
White:
223,728 (34.41%)
African American:
399,208 (61.41%)
Asian:
9,482 (1.46%)
Pacific Islander:
239 (0.04%)
Indian:
1,217 (0.19%)
Other:
9,438 (1.45%)
Two or More:
6,788 (1.04%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Memphis

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
17
Doctors:
3,971
Home Agencies:
14
Hospitals:
6
Nursing Homes:
24
Medical Suppliers:
210
Rehab Centers:
17

Wealth

The median family income is $37,767 while the median household income is $32,285. Roughly 20.00% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,767
Household Income:
$32,285
In Poverty:
20.00%

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