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New Satellite Dialysis Center in Capitola to Hold Community Open House March 7

Capitola, CA, March 2, 2012 — Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, is pleased to open the doors of its new Capitola dialysis center with an open house on Wednesday, March 7. The media and local community are invited to celebrate the opening of the new, modern facility with a free event featuring tours and light refreshments beginning at 2:30p.m.

"We're very excited to be opening this new center in Capitola and to have the chance to meet the community we'll be a part of," said Rosemary Fox, Vice President and COO of Dialysis Services for Satellite Healthcare. "This new center adds to our expanding presence nationwide, and allows our doctors, nurses and staff to reach and assist more patients, closer to home."

The new center adds to Satellite Healthcare's significant and expanding dialysis services throughout California and is conveniently located in an area of Santa Cruz County where chronic kidney disease is growing quickly. The modern designed center is equipped with 24 dialysis stations run by an industry-leading team of nephrologists, nurses, social workers, and clinical technicians.

"When I refer patients to Satellite I know they'll receive the highest quality of care from professionals that care about their well-being," said Dr. Kumar, physician partner for Satellite Dialysis of Capitola. "With this new center they'll be able to receive that care closer to home in a setting that's comfortable and convenient."

The new center is located at the intersection of Clares St. and 41st Avenue at 3801 Clares St., Capitola, CA 95010. Please RSVP for the open house at 831-600-4600.

For more information about Satellite Healthcare and its mission to make life better for those with Chronic Kidney Disease, please visit http://www.satellitehealth.com.

About Satellite Dialysis

Satellite Dialysis, a division of Satellite Healthcare, is a not-for-profit community organization with a legacy of more than 39 years focused on meeting the long-term clinical needs of patients and physicians in the field of chronic kidney disease. At its centers, Satellite Dialysis provides dedicated clinical care to patients requiring comprehensive clinical support during dialysis treatments. To learn more about Satellite Dialysis, please visit. http://www.satellitehealth.com/patients_family/index.php

About Satellite Healthcare:

Satellite Healthcare, Inc., founded in 1973, is one of the nation’s first and leading providers of dialysis services and kidney disease care. With its affiliated services – Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. This comprehensive offering allows Satellite Healthcare to advance the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can achieve a better life.

Better care. Better life. Better choice.®

For more information about Satellite Healthcare and its mission to make life better for those with Chronic Kidney Disease, please visit www.satellitehealth.com.

Media Contact: Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623

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