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Satellite Healthcare Opens New Dialysis Center in Rohnert Park

Rohnert Park, CA - October 16, 2013 — Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of kidney research, is pleased to announce the opening of Satellite Healthcare Rohnert Park. The new location will be celebrated with an open house on Thursday, October 17th.

Based in San Jose, Satellite Healthcare operates dialysis centers throughout Northern California, and in several states nationwide. This is the sixth open house in the Bay Area this year, with new locations opening their doors in Daly City (2), Oakland, San Jose, and San Leandro since March.

"As a not-for-profit dialysis provider it's our mission to serve the needs of the local community," said Marc Branson, Satellite Healthcare's Executive Vice President. "The new center in Rohnert Park will allow us to do just that in an area where Chronic Kidney Disease is increasingly prevalent."

More than 26 million Americans have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), with an additional 20 million - including African-Americans, Latinos, Pacific Islanders, and American Indians - at increased risk. Satellite Healthcare has more than 40 in-center locations and 18 home dialysis centers nationwide, servicing more than 5,500 patients coast-to-coast.

"The need for convenient access to quality dialysis care is increasing nationwide," said James Robertson, medical director with Satellite Healthcare Rohnert Park. "I'm looking forward to helping Satellite Healthcare expand their service offerings to treat and educate the community in the Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park area."

Satellite Healthcare Rohnert Park is located at 6265 Commerce Blvd. Suite 156. For more information about the centers or their services, please call 707.303.2040.

About Satellite Healthcare:

Satellite Healthcare, Inc., 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, Satellite Health Plan and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides unparalleled early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. In addition, Satellite Healthcare has a deeply entrenched commitment to philanthropy, from distributing millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney walks nationwide. Taken together, these activities enable the organization to advance the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can achieve a better life.

Better care. Better life. Better choice.®

Media Contact: Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623

Recently, I helped a patient without health insurance receive a grant from the American Kidney Fund to continue his treatments. It feels so good to help people when they need it most.”
– Satellite Employee
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