Alvin Dialysis Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Alvin, Texas (TX).

Alvin Dialysis Center is an average sized dialysis clinic with 12 stations based at 2625 S Loop 35 Suite 154 in Alvin, TX. The for-profit facility is operated by Fresenius Medical Care, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1998. 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 1.57 registered nurses, 0.97 licensed practical nurses, 0.57 nursing aides, 3.63 technicians, 0.25 social workers, 0.17 dietitians, 1.01 administrators, 0.59 managers, and 0.59 other employees. Alvin Dialysis Center furnished 38,754 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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Quality of Care Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Operated By

Fresenius Medical Care

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

2625 S Loop 35 Suite 154
Alvin, TX 77511

Phone Number

(281) 388-0707

Geographic Coordinates

29.401572, -95.24174
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

02/06/1998
* 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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12
Brazoria County Average
18
Texas 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
Brazoria County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Texas
400 (98.52%) 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
Brazoria County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Texas
38 (9.36%) 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
Brazoria County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Texas
50 (12.32%) 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
Brazoria County
1 (20.00%) Offer this Service
Texas
144 (35.47%) 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 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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44 (98.00%)
Brazoria County
245 (98.00%)
Texas
23,852 (96.68%)
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 (95.00%)
Brazoria County
226 (93.20%)
Texas
22,423 (92.67%)
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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1.57
Brazoria County Average
1.44
Texas Average
3.64
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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0.97
Brazoria County Average
2.06
Texas Average
1.53
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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas Average
0.03
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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0.57
Brazoria County Average
0.11
Texas Average
0.78
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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3.63
Brazoria County Average
5.47
Texas Average
7.47
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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0.25
Brazoria County Average
0.48
Texas Average
0.83
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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0.17
Brazoria County Average
0.54
Texas Average
0.73
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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1.01
Brazoria County Average
1.64
Texas Average
1.90
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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0.59
Brazoria County Average
0.71
Texas Average
1.01
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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0.59
Brazoria County Average
0.66
Texas Average
0.64
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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas Average
0.04
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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas Average
0.01
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.

This Provider This Provider
0.00
Brazoria County Average
0.49
Texas 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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas 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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas Average
0.05
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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas Average
0.04
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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas Average
0.06
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.

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0.00
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas 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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas 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
Brazoria County Average
0.00
Texas Average
0.03
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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38,754
Brazoria County Average
44,150
Texas Average
686,310
United States Average
259,761

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

lack of proper training, unfriendly & rude staff, large turnaround of employees, lack of accountability/repsonsibility, needs a surprise inspection of facilities

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Alvin at a Glance

Alvin has a total population of 21,413, of which 6,369 are children under the age of 18 and 2,007 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.7.

Total Population:
21,413
Median Age:
30.7
Males:
10,516 (49.1%)
Female:
10,897 (50.9%)
Children (0-17):
6,369 (29.7%)
Adults (18-64):
13,037 (60.9%)
Seniors (65+):
2,007 (9.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Alvin
Married:
9,569 (44.7%)
Divorced:
1,931 (9.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Alvin
Hispanic Ethnicity:
6,014 (28.09%)
White:
17,618 (82.28%)
African American:
452 (2.11%)
Asian:
170 (0.79%)
Pacific Islander:
12 (0.06%)
Indian:
105 (0.49%)
Other:
2,329 (10.88%)
Two or More:
727 (3.40%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Alvin

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.27, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.27 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
120
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $43,987 while the median household income is $38,576. Roughly 13.32% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$43,987
Household Income:
$38,576
In Poverty:
13.32%

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