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Satellite Healthcare Opens Two New Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment Centers in Daly City

Nov 15, 2013

WellBound and In-center Dialysis to hold Open House on August 27th

DALY CITY, CALIF. - August 21, 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 their association with Dr. Kerry Cho and Dr. Randy Chen to open two new dialysis centers in Daly City that will serve both in-center and home dialysis patients. The openings will be celebrated with an open house on August 27th.

Based in San Jose, Satellite Healthcare operates dialysis centers throughout Northern California, and in several states nationwide. The new locations will be their first in Daly City, but joining many already operating in the San Francisco Bay Area. This is the fourth open house in the area this year, with new locations opening their doors in Oakland, San Jose, and San Leandro since March. A Satellite Healthcare in-center in Glenview, Illinois, which opened in January, was the first of 2013.

“These new centers will further our efforts to meet the needs of Chronic Kidney Disease patients in North San Mateo County,” said Marc Branson, Satellite Healthcare's Executive Vice President. “By offering both at-home and in-center options, our hope is that every patient in the community will be able to find the treatment that best fits their lifestyle.”

“It's our goal to offer CKD patients a variety of services that will afford them the best possible quality of life,” said Dr. Chen, medical director with Satellite Healthcare - Daly City.

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.

“Home dialysis can be a life-changer for CKD patients, offering them significant improvements in lifestyle and health status, ” said Dr. Cho, the medical director of Satellite WellBound of Daly City. ”I'm looking forward to partnering with Satellite to make this an option for dialysis patients in Daly City.”

Satellite Healthcare and WellBound of Daly City are located at 2001 Junipero Serra Blvd, Suites 100 & 535. For more information about the centers or their services, please call 650.746.3140.

About Satellite Healthcare

Satellite Healthcare, Inc., founded in 1974, is one of the nation's first not for profit providers of dialysis services and kidney disease care. With its expanded offerings 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.®

Media Contact: Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623

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