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Baxter and Satellite Healthcare Partner to Bring Innovative Dialysis Care to More Patients

26 Aug 16

Baxter International Inc. a global leader in renal care, and Satellite Healthcare, a leading, national not-for-profit and the sixth largest provider of patient-centered dialysis and kidney disease services in the U.S.,1 today announced an agreement to provide patients with the latest advancements in peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy.

Under the four-year agreement, Satellite Healthcare plans to offer AMIA Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD) system with SHARESOURCE to peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, and integrate REVACLEAR into its high-flux hemodialysis therapy offering at its 80 Satellite Dialysis and Satellite WellBound home dialysis centers that serve more than 7,000 patients nationwide. Details of the agreement were not disclosed.

''Baxter and Satellite Healthcare share a common goal to provide patients with a better dialysis experience,'' said Giuseppe Accogli, corporate vice president and president, Baxter Renal. ''We are pleased to continue our relationship with an organization that is clearly leading the way and revolutionizing how kidney disease patients are cared for in the U.S.''

''Our mission is to make life better for our kidney disease patients by offering a personalized care experience that is unlike any other,'' said Satellite Healthcare CEO Rick Barnett. ''AMIA, Baxter’s new technology, is a foundational tool for Satellite Healthcare in reaching our Re-Imagine Home goal to make home dialysis an accessible and effective modality option for more dialysis patients.''

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