November 20, 2013 - FMCNA has teamed up with Chef McCargo to develop a new recipe for using leftover turkey, and offer tips to help dialysis patients make the best use of post-holiday leftovers.
FMCNA Disaster Response Team Prepared for Natural Disasters Following Successful Superstorm Sandy Efforts
October 21, 2013 - Advance planning ensured life-sustaining treatments for thousands of dialysis patients in the path of Superstorm Sandy.
October 8, 2013 - FMCNA urges dialysis patients and medical staff to get their flu shot, and offers tips to help avoid catching and spreading the disease.
September 19, 2013 - FMCNA honors 20 dialysis patients who are committed to fitness, each in their own way.
Chef Aaron McCargo Jr. and Fresenius Medical Care Kick Off Football Tailgating Season With Kidney Friendly Food Tour
August 19, 2013 - Celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. shares recipes and tips for creating dialysis-friendly tailgating foods everyone can enjoy.
July 18, 2013 -
Dr. Dobri Kiprov, Apheresis expert, receives prestigious honor.
June 26, 2013 - Four nurses honored for exceptional patient care.
May 21, 2013 - Emergency Response Plans Ensure That Dialysis Patients Can Get Life-Sustaining Treatments When Disaster Strikes
May 20, 2013 - Case in Point Magazine's 2013 Awards recognize programs and individuals making the U.S. health care system safer, more productive and cost effective.
FMCNA Wins Modern Healthcare Award for Innovative Program to Improve Dialysis Patients' Quality of Life
May 8, 2013 - FMCNA was selected as winner of the "Team Spirit" award in recognition of its new social work program THRIVE! with UltraCare.
March 14, 2013 - During National Kidney Month, Fresenius Medical Care wants people to know that controlling their blood pressure can slow the progression of CKD, and help prevent heart disease and strokes in those who are on dialysis.
Fresenius Medical Care Urges Dialysis Patients to Stay Active And Offers Fitness Tips During National Kidney Month
March 7, 2013 - Increased physical activity can contribute to better quality of life for people on dialysis.
Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. Hits the Road with Zesty New Recipes And Tips for No-Salt Cooking for National Kidney Month
February 20, 2013 - In recognition of National Kidney Month this March, Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. is taking his kidney-friendly recipes and signature “flavor of bold” cuisine on the road to several U.S. cities.
February 7, 2013 - FMCNA has activated it's Disaster Response Team to ensure patients affected by the storm continue to receive dialysis treatment.
December 20, 2012 - While daytime dialysis treatments are a fact of life for many thousands of people with kidney failure, a growing number of dialysis patients are discovering that dialyzing overnight lets them keep their days free for work, family or other activities.
Food Network Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. and Fresenius Medical Care Offer Tasty Recipes and Holiday Eating Tips
November 19, 2012 - Just in time for the holidays, FMCNA asked Celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., to work with its dietitians to develop two flavorful, yet kidney-friendly holiday recipes and party eating tips for patients on dialysis.
November 6, 2012 - Although more than 100 Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) clinics in the mid-Atlantic region were affected by Hurricane Sandy last week, all but one have now resumed operations.
October 26, 2012 - Nation’s Leading Dialysis Provider Activates Disaster Response Team to Ensure Continued Patient Care in Areas that may be Affected
October 23, 2012 - UFComplete is a Collaborative Fluid-Management Program for patients with Congestive Heart Failure.
Fresenius Medical Care Brings Celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo Jr. and his Healthy, Flavorful Cuisine to the Boston Kidney Walk
October 22, 2012 - Join Food Network star and Fresenius Medical Care spokesperson Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. at the Boston Kidney Walk in Cambridge, MA.
October 5, 2012 - In October, FMCNA will begin offering at no cost to all of its dialysis patients and staff, flu vaccinations which protect against both seasonal flu and H1N1 swine flu.
Fresenius Medical Care Provides Uninterrupted Care for Dialysis Patients Affected by Hurricane Isaac
September 5, 2012 - Just one day after Hurricane Isaac moved out of the Gulf Coast region, leaving behind a trail of storm damage and more than 800,000 people without power, Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA)resumed treatment for all patients at its 150 affected dialysis facilities.
Fresenius Medical Care and Aaron McCargo Jr Offer Tips For Tasty Dialysis Friendly Summer Meals On The Grill
August 13, 2012 - “Even with the dietary limits placed on them by kidney failure, there’s no reason dialysis patients can’t enjoy the satisfying flavors of healthy, low-fat foods cooked on the grill,” said Chef McCargo. “The following simple tips can help patients and their families prepare tasty, yet healthy meals that keep them feeling their best.”
Fresenius Medical Care Secures Dialysis Services for Thousands of Patients Following Recent Storm Outages
July 26, 2012 - When severe thunderstorms left a trail of property destruction and power outages stretching from Illinois to New Jersey on June 29, Fresenius Medical Care immediately activated its Emergency Task Force, which initiated disaster response plans to assure uninterrupted service for patients at 45 affected clinics across the region.
May 23, 2012 -
Fresenius Medical Care announces new educational resources to enhance RightStart™, its innovative program designed to educate and empower new dialysis patients.
Fresenius Medical Care and Celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo Jr. Offer Tips For Budget-Friendly Cooking on a Renal Diet
March 15, 2012 - To help celebrate National Kidney Month in March, Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., in partnership with Fresenius Medical Care, wants to help dialysis patients by offering tasty, affordable recipes for the renal diet.
Fresenius Medical Care And Chef Aaron McCargo Jr. Bring Flavor Of Bold To Atlanta Event with American Diabetes Association
March 8, 2012 - Food Network Chef to Raise Awareness of the Link Between Diabetes and Kidney Disease during National Kidney Month
February 29, 2012 - Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (the “company” or “Fresenius Medical Care”; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: FME / New York Stock Exchange: FMS), the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, today announced that Fresenius Medical Care North America has closed the acquisition of Liberty Dialysis Holdings, Inc., the holding company of Liberty Dialysis and Renal Advantage.
February 29, 2012 - During National Kidney Month, FMCNA urges awareness and early screening of people at risk for kidney disease.
January 19, 2012 - FMCNA will honor 20 dialysis patients throughout 2012 who have committed themselves to regular exercise and maintaining a healthy diet as part of their lifestyle.
December 23, 2011 - FMCNA is recognizing more than 25 patients across the nation who will be 100 years or older in 2012 and are still leading healthy, fulfilling lives without their kidney function. A healthy lifestyle has helped these dialysis patients reach the century mark in their lives.
Fresenius Medical Care Launches Healthy Lifestyle Initiative and Partnership with Celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo Jr.
November 30, 2011 - FMCNA announces partnership with Celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo Jr. to kick off its Healthy Lifestyle initiative. The initiative aims to help people with Chronic Kidney Disease live a better life on dialysis by becoming more active, eating healthy foods and enjoying more flexible lifestyles.
Fresenius Medical Care to Share Research Findings at the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week
October 26, 2011 -
Fresenius Medical Care will highlight advances in areas critical to quality patient care, including its important catheter reduction efforts.
September 30, 2011 - For most people, the flu is a temporary setback that makes them feel under the weather for a week or two. For dialysis patients with kidney failure, however, the flu is a serious health threat that can lead to pneumonia and other life-threatening complications.
July 29, 2011 - FMCNA's Patient Travel Service provides free assistance in locating and scheduling dialysis treatment for all patients traveling in the United States, Puerto Rico and abroad.
Fresenius Medical Care Offers Dialysis Patients Tips on How to Quench Thirst During Hot Summer Months
June 29, 2011 - In the heat of the summer, most people make a point to drink more to stay hydrated. But for dialysis patients, too much fluid can be life-threatening.
May 31, 2011 - Fresenius Medical Care North America is uniquely positioned to provide emergency assistance to patients when a disaster strikes.
April 26, 2011 - The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) will honor Jessica Phipps, Janice Malofsky-Berlowe, and Nichole Haynes, health care staff at Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), with awards for their commitment to patients and raising awareness of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Fresenius Medical Care Urges People with Diabetes or High Blood Pressure to Learn About Kidney Disease on World Kidney Day
March 10, 2011 - Diabetes and high blood pressure are the two leading causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD), a health problem that is growing at an alarming rate in the United States.
March 6, 2011 - Research has shown that regular exercise can be helpful in managing chronic kidney disease (CKD), and can limit its harmful effects on the body.
Food Network Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. and Fresenius Medical Care Bring Bold Flavors to Restricted Diets
February 28, 2011 - Maintaining a healthy diet is a goal for many people, but for those with chronic illnesses it can be a matter of life and death.
January 27, 2011 - Patient advocate and triathlete Shad Ireland will help raise awareness of patients on dialysis for 25 years or more by visiting a select group of clinics across the U.S. over the next two months.
Fresenius Medical Care Achieves Statistically Significant Improvement in Patient Survival and Hospitalization in Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services End-Stage Renal Disease Management Demonstration Project
January 17, 2011 - Results from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Disease Management Demonstration Project have been presented by the independent evaluation contractor, Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, in a series of scientific abstracts and a comprehensive evaluation report.