Reliant Renal Care Inc., Acquires Facilities in
Colorado with Additional Plans for Another Facility
by Barbara Bednar
Media, PA - Reliant Renal Care, Inc. (RRC), a comprehensive outpatient dialysis provider, announced today the acquisition of Summit Kidney Centers in Colorado Springs and Trinidad, Colorado.
Summit Kidney Centers operates two dialysis centers with a total of 28 dialysis stations. Together, these centers will have the capacity to serve over 140 patients. There is also opportunity to add another center in the area.
Barbara Bednar, President and CEO of Reliant Renal Care said, "We are excited about expanding our company in the Colorado area and working with a seasoned nephrology group. The opportunity to partner with individual physician groups and share common goals is one of the key ingredients to our success. Our ability to continue expansion across the country is directly related to building strong relationships with our physicians, patients and our employees."
Janak Joshi, M.D. of Summit Kidney Centers also stated the following, "We are entering a very interesting time in the dialysis world and I could not think of a more experienced group to partner with at this time. While they are knowledgeable in the operation and financial areas, they are so keenly attuned to the clinical needs of my patients and this is readily apparent with the people within the organization. I am looking forward to growing with them." Pratheep Arora M.D. will be acting as Medical Director for the Colorado Springs and Trinidad units.
Reliant Renal Care develops, acquires, and operates outpatient treatment centers for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, also known as End Stage Renal Disease ("ESRD"). Reliant Renal Care is a renal disease management company that affiliates with selected nephrology physician practices and hospital systems to develop health care delivery systems in markets throughout the United States.