DENVER— DaVita announced an agreement to provide certain pharmacy services to Fresenius Medical Care (FMC).
FMC, a leading provider of dialysis services and maker of dialysis products, will use DaVita Rx prescription drug services for its
“Fresenius Medical Care is committed to providing the best and most efficient care for renal patients,” said
DaVita Rx is the first and largest full-service pharmacy created specifically for the unique needs of kidney patients. By delivering not only all renal-related medications, but also all other prescribed medications to patients’ homes or dialysis centers, DaVita Rx helps patients improve compliance with their required drug regimens, resulting in healthier patients and improved quality of life. DaVita Rx also partners with care providers to advocate for patients with insurance companies and has pharmacists trained in renal care available 24 hours per day, seven days per week. DaVita Rx has served the prescription drug needs of patients receiving dialysis from DaVita and other dialysis providers since 2005.
DaVita also announced as part of an unrelated transaction that it will be extending its long-standing vendor relationship with FMC for certain dialysis supplies including hemodialysis machines and disposable products.
“We are proud of our reputation for developing and supplying products that deliver the highest quality of therapy to patients,” said Kuerbitz. “We are pleased to continue our long relationship as a supplier to DaVita.”