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Employee Appreciation & Recognition: A Key To Job Satisfaction
Aug 11 • 8 min
Can the right inspirational management book reinforce your organization’s culture? Absolutely, says Rick Barnett, President and CEO of Satellite Healthcare, who discovered just such a book called O Great One, and distributed hundreds of copies to staff…
Can Self-Care Dialysis Improve Patient Outcomes?
Jul 31 • 12 min
Our guest, Dr. Richard Gibney, MD, has practiced nephrology for 40 years in Waco, Texas. Over a decade ago he implemented a unique approach to engaging patients personally in their own dialysis procedure instead of, as he says, just hunkering down in a…
The 5-Star Dialysis Experience: Achieving Excellence
Jun 25 • 12 min
“Satellite Healthcare continues to increase its percentage of 4 and 5-star dialysis centers.” That’s affirming news for NephTalk guest Brigitte Schiller, MD, Satellite Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Schiller discusses what it takes to achieve the…
An Act Of Love: Donating A Kidney, Giving Your Heart
May 16 • 19 min
Listen as Dr. Vanessa Grubbs, MD, Nephrologist and author of “Hundreds Of Interlaced Fingers,” discusses her decision to be a living kidney donor for a dialysis patient, the man who would become her husband. That was 13 years ago. Listen as a great love…
Curbing Infections | Kidney Week
Oct 27, 2017 • 14 min
Curbing Infections in Dialysis Patients: Joel Topf, M.D. interviews Sumi J. Sun, one of the lead researchers on new applied clinical research presented at Kidney Week 2017.
Episode 2 - Optimal Transitions
Oct 23, 2017 • 13 min
When Satellite Healthcare started developing Optimal Transitions™, the focus was on creating a game-changing educational program for dialysis patients. It also has proven it can be a game-changer for Nephrologists, including Jose Morfin, M.D., is a…
Episode 1 - Laughter Therapy
Sep 13, 2017 • 12 min
The sounds of laughter seem incongruous within the normal atmosphere of a dialysis center. But a new laughter therapy program at Satellite Healthcare centers across the country is breaking the mold. The man driving the innovative program – the first…