Leading Kidney Care Company, Dialyze Direct, Announces Expansion of Telehealth Services for Skilled Nursing Inpatient Facilities

NEW YORK, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialyze Direct, a leader in staff-assisted home dialysis services, announced today the expansion of its telehealth program for patients in skilled nursing facilities. The company has created a dedicated telehealth task force to increase the standard of care provided to skilled nursing facility residents receiving dialysis treatments. In combination with the company's proprietary data intelligence solutions, Dialyze Direct can now offer patients advanced coordinated care options within the nursing home.

"Dialyze Direct's advanced telecommunication program allows our interdisciplinary team to optimize communication with patients and their physicians, ensuring continuity of care in a highly informed environment. By eliminating non-essential face-to-face encounters through both our telehealth platform and on-site dialysis, we are empowering nursing homes to create a safer environment," said Alice Hellebrand, Chief Nursing Officer of Dialyze Direct.

The company is responding to heightened needs amongst End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including an emphasis on providing dialysis options at home, further reducing infection exposure. With more patients looking to receive dialysis in their home, Dialyze Direct's expanded telehealth platform is facilitating enhanced collaboration amongst the staff and physicians responsible for patients' care. As the company develops innovative solutions to meet this growing demand, this platform will provide an extra layer of patient oversight necessary in order to enhance patient visibility and comfort with home modalities.

Dialyze Direct currently provides care to patients residing in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Tennessee.

For more information on Dialyze Direct, please visit www.DialyzeDirect.com.

About Dialyze Direct:
Dialyze Direct is a leading kidney care innovation company, pioneering breakthrough solutions for patients suffering from kidney disease. Dialyze Direct has created a dialysis model resulting in significantly improved patient outcomes and quality of life while substantially decreasing costs for payers. With a mission to build the next generation of kidney care, Dialyze Direct works with the world's leading nephrology talent to develop new methods and technology to evolve the treatment options nephrologists have at their disposal. Dialyze Direct has launched operations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Tennessee, and is in working to launch operations in additional states.

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