Satellite Healthcare Names Dave Carter to New COO Position
SAN JOSE, CA – December 4, 2014 – — Satellite Healthcare, the 7th largest dialysis provider in the US and among the nation's leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis and related services, announced today that Dave Carter has been named Chief Operations Officer, effective December 4.
In the role, created under new President and Chief Executive Officer Rick Barnett, Carter will lead the organization's key operational functions and work to fully integrate and coordinate Satellite's many programs and services. He brings with him extensive healthcare experience, most recently as Midwest Region President of Nashville, Tenn.-based SpecialtyCare. In previous roles, he was responsible for 53 dialysis centers as a Regional Vice President of the Renal Care Group (RCG) and oversaw 209 dialysis centers as Senior Group Vice President of Fresenius.
“The goal of our newly established Chief Operations Officer position is to continue to improve accountability and teamwork at Satellite Healthcare. With Dave's deep and extensive leadership experience, he is perfectly positioned to help Satellite achieve its strategic goals and enhance its services to patients,” said Barnett. “We look forward to welcoming him to our team.”
“I'm excited to be a part of the Satellite team as it continues to pave the way for innovations in patient-centered care in the rapidly evolving dialysis space,” said Carter. “I've worked with a wide spectrum of healthcare as well as dialysis-specific organizations, and Satellite has long been on my radar as a standout. This is a wonderful opportunity for me and I can't wait to hit the ground running.”
Carter, who will relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area from Indianapolis, holds a Master of Science in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University.
About Satellite Healthcare:
Satellite Healthcare, Inc., has been among the nation's leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis and related services since 1974. Through 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 well-recognized, enduring commitment to philanthropy and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney walks nationwide. Satellite is committed to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can enjoy a better life.
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