FMC SHELTON is a top rated For Profit, Medicare Certified dialysis facility with 6 dialysis stations, located in SHELTON, WA. It has been given a 5 Star rating based on patient care reports submitted to Medicare. A higher rating usually indicates better patient care. A 4 or 5-Star rating would mean the facility offers a quality of care that is above average compared to other dialysis facilities.
Updated: 08/16/2018 — See below for more information on FMC SHELTON, including patient care and patient experiences.
1 Facilities can be run by either for-profit or non-profit corporations.
2 Agencies that are Medicare Certified are able to participate in Medicare related programs.
When kidneys fail, either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis is necessary to remove waste products from the blood. Before patients with kidney failure can start regular hemodialysis opens a new tab, a site on the body has to be created through which blood can be removed and returned during dialysis (vascular access opens a new tab).
|Adult patients who had enough waste removed from their blood during hemodialysis
— Percentage of Adult HD Patients with Kt/V >= 1.2
|Adult patients who had enough waste removed from their blood during peritoneal dialysis
— Percentage of Adult PD PTS with Kt/V >= 1.7
|Children who had enough waste removed from their blood during hemodialysis
— Percentage of Pediatric HD patents with Kt/V >= 1.2
|Children who had enough waste removed from their blood during peritoneal dialysis
— Percentage of pediatric PD patents with Kt/V >= 1.8
|Adult patients who received treatment through an arteriovenous fistula (a connection directly between an artery and a vein)
— Percentage of patients with arteriovenous fistulae in use
|Adult patients who had a catheter (tube) left in a vein longer than 90 days, for their regular hemodialysis treatments
— Percentage of patients with vascular catheter in use for 90 days
|Adult patients who had too much calcium in their blood
— Percentage of Adult patients with hypercalcemia (serum calcium greater than 10.2 mg/dL)
Based on a national survey by patients getting hemodialysis in a dialysis facility.
|Patients who reported that kidney doctors “always” communicated well and cared for them as a person.||Not Available||75||67|
|Patients who reported that dialysis center staff “always” communicated well, kept patients comfortable and pain-free as possible, behaved in a professional manner, and kept the center clean.||Not Available||67||62|
|Patients who reported that YES their kidney doctors and dialysis center staff gave them the information they needed to take care of their health.||Not Available||84||80|
|Patients who gave their kidney doctors a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale of 0 (worst possible) to 10 (best possible).||Not Available||70||60|
|Patients who gave the dialysis center staff a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale of 0 (worst possible) to 10 (best possible).||Not Available||69||62|
|Patients who gave the dialysis center a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale of 0 (worst possible) to 10 (best possible).||16","OLYMPIC PENINSULA KIDNEY CE%||76%||68%|