More than Four Decades of Putting Patients First™
By the 1960s, patients often traveled great distances to a regional medical center for life saving dialysis treatments.
Dr. Norm Coplon, Satellite’s founder, believed it was possible to provide personalized dialysis care in a friendlier, more comfortable environment closer to where patients lived. With only six patients, the first Satellite dialysis center opened March 1st, 1974.
Today, Satellite Healthcare’s staff of over 1500 work to improve the quality of life for more than 6500 patients, across 80 centers and six states.
And, this is just the beginning. Our next 40 years promise to be just as exciting as our first.
Satellite Healthcare History 101: A Legacy Alive and Well