Fresenius Medical Care North America is a company owned and operated by Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KgaA in Germany. Fresenius Medical Care North America provides dialysis products and services to patients with kidney disease, kidney failure and other related conditions in many different areas of the United States. Currently Fresenius Medical Care North America provides dialysis services in over 1,500 different outpatient clinics in the United States, several which are located in major metropolitan areas around the country.
Besides just the specific dialysis services, Fresenius Medical Care North America also offers patients and doctors resources and information through their comprehensive online library and resource section. They also provide patients with nutritional counseling to support kidney functioning and the dialysis process, social workers to help patients and their family’s cope with living with diabetes and kidney failure as well as home training programs. These programs allow patients to learn how to complete and maintain their own dialysis equipment and have the treatments right in the comfort of their own home. The emphasis at Fresenius Medical Care North America is patient care and attention through education and support. The goal of the company is to allow patients and their families to understand about kidney health and dialysis and make the best possible choices in conjunction with physicians and treatment staff. Consultations for physicians and even staff medical positions within Fresenius Medical Care North America are posted on the company’s website.
Fresenius Medical Care North America offers a full range of laboratory services to hospitals, physician’s offices and clinics. As a specialized kidney laboratory known as Spectra offers specialized testing that is not available at many of the hospitals and clinics, especially those in smaller areas and locations. With the highly specialized services offered through the Spectra laboratories often the most cutting edge equipment and testing methods are used to help test and monitor patients with kidney disease.
Fresenius Medical Care North America sells and distributes a full line of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis products and equipment. This equipment is sold to hospitals, dialysis centers, treatment facilities and even to private individuals. Along with sales there is also ongoing support and consultation for those purchasing dialysis products through Fresenius Medical Care North America. Again, the cutting edge technology and level of specialization makes their products highly dependable and reliable as well as some of the most well-known in the industry.