NKC Cascade Kidney Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Normandy Park, Washington (WA).

NKC Cascade Kidney Center is an average sized dialysis clinic with 12 stations based at 19655 1st Avenue S Suite 106 in Normandy Park, WA. The non-profit facility is operated by Northwest Kidney Centers, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1988. The facility offers late shift and in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is 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

Northwest Kidney Centers

Ownership Type



19655 1st Avenue S Suite 106
Normandy Park, WA 98148

Phone Number

(206) 824-9992

Geographic Coordinates

47.426805, -122.335467
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

* Originally passed inspection by Medicare or Medicaid on this date. This is not the same as accreditation.


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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King County Average
Washington Average
United States Average



In-Center Hemodialysis Service


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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King County
17 (100.00%) Offer this Service
56 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
4,686 (96.96%) Offer this Service

Hemodialysis Training Service


Indicates whether the facility offers hemodialysis training at patients' place of residence.

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King County
6 (35.29%) Offer this Service
18 (32.14%) Offer this Service
United States
806 (16.68%) Offer this Service

Late Shift Service


Indicates whether the facility has a shift starting at 5:00 PM or later.

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King County
14 (82.35%) Offer this Service
46 (82.14%) Offer this Service
United States
931 (19.26%) Offer this Service

In-Center Peritoneal Service


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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King County
10 (58.82%) Offer this Service
31 (55.36%) Offer this Service
United States
2,235 (46.24%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures


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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53 (94.00%)
King County
1,015 (93.53%)
3,466 (95.92%)
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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48 (98.00%)
King County
911 (94.07%)
3,222 (93.13%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 22 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Normandy Park at a Glance

Normandy Park has a total population of 6,392, of which 1,419 are children under the age of 18 and 1,299 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 45.5.

Total Population:
Median Age:
3,079 (48.2%)
3,313 (51.8%)
Children (0-17):
1,419 (22.2%)
Adults (18-64):
3,674 (57.5%)
Seniors (65+):
1,299 (20.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Normandy Park
3,479 (54.4%)
419 (6.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Normandy Park
Hispanic Ethnicity:
156 (2.44%)
5,766 (90.21%)
African American:
73 (1.14%)
294 (4.60%)
Pacific Islander:
15 (0.23%)
25 (0.39%)
51 (0.80%)
Two or More:
168 (2.63%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Normandy Park


The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.18, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

0.18 (Per Capita)
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The median family income is $78,102 while the median household income is $70,367. Roughly 3.99% of the population live in poverty.

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