Media, PA —“One of the nation’s most progressive providers of outpatient kidney dialysis services, Reliant Renal Care, Inc. (RRC) has announced today its expansion into the state of Georgia in a joint venture with local nephrologists. This new facility which will be located in Marietta, Georgia will be able to accommodate 85+ patients. The center with 17 stations and two PD training rooms and has over 8,000 square feet.
We are proud to offer hemodialysis and self-care dialysis services to Marietta area patients at this state-of-the-art facility,” said Barbara Bednar, RRC’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are pleased to add another state to our array of centers and begin to offer services in Georgia. Our plan is to work with the physicians in this market to provide dialysis services to other area communities.”
Barbara Bednar and RRC’s Chief Operating Officer, Nola McMullen, bring with them a combined 50 years of experience in dialysis, both beginning their careers as nephrology nurses. Because of their unique experience as nephrology clinicians, RRC is the only dialysis provider with actual nephrology (clinical) backgrounds. This gives RRC the ability to provide excellent individualized quality of care.
Michael Katz, M.D., a board-certified Nephrologist, will be the medical director of the new facility. “I’m excited to partner with RRC because of their commitment to excellence at all levels of the operations – construction, financial and clinical. Barbara and her team have been effective in communication and have demonstrable experience in all areas of dialysis. This will be a great partnership.”
About Reliant Renal Care, Inc.
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.