Wheeling Dialysis Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Wheeling, West Virginia (WV).

Wheeling Dialysis Center is an average sized dialysis clinic with 15 stations based at 500 Medical Park Suite 100 in Wheeling, WV. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1977. The facility offers late shift and in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 74 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,201,522 by Medicare. 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

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

500 Medical Park Suite 100
Wheeling, WV 26003

Phone Number

(304) 242-7770

Geographic Coordinates

40.065155, -80.686811
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

09/01/1977
* 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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15
West Virginia Average
15
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
West Virginia
27 (96.43%) 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
West Virginia
8 (28.57%) 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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Yes
West Virginia
6 (21.43%) 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
West Virginia
16 (57.14%) 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
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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 (84.00%)
West Virginia
1,147 (87.86%)
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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41 (93.00%)
West Virginia
1,027 (85.55%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Treatment Figures

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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
West Virginia Average
3,432
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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$1,201,522
West Virginia Average
$3,924,297
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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$16,237
West Virginia Average
$1,143
United States Average
$2,609

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 6 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Wheeling at a Glance

Wheeling has a total population of 31,419, of which 6,472 are children under the age of 18 and 6,786 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 42.4.

Total Population:
31,419
Median Age:
42.4
Males:
14,353 (45.7%)
Female:
17,066 (54.3%)
Children (0-17):
6,472 (20.6%)
Adults (18-64):
18,161 (57.8%)
Seniors (65+):
6,786 (21.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Wheeling
Married:
13,065 (41.6%)
Divorced:
3,013 (9.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Wheeling
Hispanic Ethnicity:
181 (0.58%)
White:
29,133 (92.72%)
African American:
1,567 (4.99%)
Asian:
287 (0.91%)
Pacific Islander:
9 (0.03%)
Indian:
31 (0.10%)
Other:
51 (0.16%)
Two or More:
341 (1.09%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Wheeling

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.37, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.37 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
530
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
21
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $38,708 while the median household income is $27,388. Roughly 17.11% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$38,708
Household Income:
$27,388
In Poverty:
17.11%

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