WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) - Inpatient dialysis services are now offered at Clark Regional Medical Center. As of April 21, 2014 patients no longer have to travel out of Winchester for inpatient hemodialysis services.
Chief Clinical Officer, Barbara Kinder states, “By launching this service, Clark Regional Medical Center has ensured that patients requiring dialysis treatments during periods of hospitalization, or other patients with temporary loss of kidney function have access to the highest quality care right here in Winchester.”
Clark Regional Medical Center has partnered with Fresenius Medical Care to provide residents in Clark County and surrounding communities with convenient hemodialysis treatment options from a dedicated, patient-centered team.
“We look forward to working closely with Clark Regional to provide the latest dialysis technology and treatment options in their facilities,” said Kerry Leach RN, CNN, director of operations - inpatient services, with Fresenius Medical Care.
To learn more about the Inpatient Dialysis Service at Clark Regional Medical Center cal 859-737-8380 or visit www.calrkregional.org.
Clark Regional Medical Center is a 79 bed, community hospital which has served the residents of east central Kentucky since 1917. The Medical Center has more than 100 affiliated physicians, over 400 employees, and 100 volunteers on its staff. The hospital was acquired by LifePoint Hospitals in May, 2010 and completed its relocation to a new, $60 million, state of the art medical campus in March, 2012.
LifePoint Hospitals®, Clark Regional Medical Center’s parent company is a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home. Through its subsidiaries, LifePoint operates 52 hospital campuses in 17 states. With a mission of “Making Communities Healthier®,” LifePoint is the sole community hospital provider in the majority of the communities it serves. More information about the Company, which is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, can be found on its website, www.LifePointHospitals.com. All references to “LifePoint,” “LifePoint Hospitals,” or the “Company” used in this release refer to LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. or its affiliates.