|[June 25, 2014]
Lodi Memorial Hospital Teams Up with Satellite Healthcare to Provide Dialysis Care for People with Acute Kidney Injuries and Chronic Kidney Disease
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Satellite Healthcare, among the nation's leading not-for-profit
providers of kidney dialysis and related services, announced today it
has begun providing Acute Kidney Care dialysis services to Lodi Memorial
Hospital, effective June 1, 2014. This is an innovative program for the
hospital, which is part of Lodi Health, a private, not-for-profit health
system that strives to improve the quality of life in the communities it
serves. By teaming up with Satellite Healthcare, Lodi Memorial
Hospital's patients requiring treatment for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) or
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) will benefit from Satellite's forty years
of experience serving patients with kidney disease.
"As a leading-edge healthcare organization, Satellite Healthcare is
committed to providing an environment for our patients to thrive in,"
said Alex Dellon, Director of Hospital Services at Satellite Healthcare.
"As a result of this partnership, Lodi Memorial Hospital's patients wil
receive quality care from an experienced, dedicated and compassionate
team of caregivers."
Satellite's expert clinical team is empowered by state-of-the-art
technology and proven effective management practices that deliver
leading health outcomes for patients, such as reduced hospitalizations,
a higher quality-of-life, and greater patient satisfaction.
"The ability to offer these services to our patients is tremendous for
our hospital, Satellite and the patients we will now both care for,"
said Sarah Taylor, Lodi Memorial Hospital's Manager of ICU, PTU and
dialysis. "Our patients now have the benefits of an acute-care facility,
and Satellite Healthcare's experience and reputation offers both quality
care and peace of mind."
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.
About Lodi Memorial Hospital:
Lodi Memorial Hospital is part of Lodi Health, a private, not for profit
health system founded in 1945. For 62 years the system's mission has
been to provide quality medical care, via best practice medicine,
sophisticated technology, education and support services.
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