Fresenius Medical Care Makes Strategic Investments in Care Coordination

June 27, 2014
Company Profiles
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Note: The following is an excerpt from the complete press release issued by Fresenius Medical Care.

Fresenius Medical Care disclosed that it has acquired MedSpring Urgent Care Centers, with operations in Illinois and Texas. MedSpring’s 14 urgent care centers provide convenient, consistent, high-quality primary care and customer service every day. [Summit Partners invested in MedSpring Urgent Care in 2011.]

“MedSpring’s commitment to providing primary care to patients where and when they need it most is a critical component of a truly effective 21st century health care network,” said Kuerbitz. “We look forward to working with them to help expand their existing footprint and continue to provide patients with a more complete set of health care options.”

“Every day, our associates succeed in delivering quality, cost-effective care our patients love, and it shows in our satisfaction scores where we receive 4.9 out of 5 stars,” explained Jon Belsher, M.D., MedSpring’s Chief Medical Officer. “We are excited about the potential to continue to improve patient care as part of the broader Fresenius Medical Care network.”

About Fresenius Medical Care
Fresenius Medical Care is the world's largest integrated provider of products and services for individuals undergoing dialysis because of chronic kidney failure, a condition that affects more than 2.5 million individuals worldwide. Through its network of 3,263 dialysis clinics in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, Fresenius Medical Care provides dialysis treatments for 270,570 patients around the globe. Fresenius Medical Care is also the world's leading provider of dialysis products such as hemodialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposable products.

This release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements due to certain factors, including changes in business, economic and competitive conditions, regulatory reforms, foreign exchange rate fluctuations, uncertainties in litigation or investigative proceedings, and the availability of financing. These and other risks and uncertainties are detailed in Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA does not undertake any responsibility to update the forward-looking statements in this release.

Source: Fresenius Medical Care

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