LONG BEACH, Calif., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Dialysis Systems announced today that Anita Lipman, BSN, MS, CNN, has accepted the newly-created position of National Director, Home Dialysis.
"We are very pleased that Ms. Lipman has joined our team," said Larry Jones, President and Chief Operating Officer of Innovative Dialysis. "We created the position of National Director, Home Dialysis to help us reinvigorate our focus on home dialysis therapies in the markets that we serve and to support our growth into new markets. Home dialysis is a viable alternative to in-center hemodialysis for many patients. With Anita's help, we plan to provide more home dialysis resources to our patients, physician partners, and staff."
Ms. Lipman has over 25 years of nursing experience focused on patients with kidney disease and spanning various areas of clinical oversight. She has extensive experience in dialysis operations management, overseeing facilities offering all dialysis modalities. Most recently Ms. Lipman worked to develop home-only programs in a multi-state region for Satellite Wellbound. Ms. Lipman is a graduate of Rutgers College of Nursing, and she completed a graduate program in Organization and Management at Capella University.
Innovative Dialysis Systems is a subsidiary of Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. (ASA), headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee. ASA is a diversified health care services company that provides alternative site services in partnership with physicians. ASA, through Innovative Dialysis, owns interests in and provides management services to 73 dialysis programs in 13 states and the territories of Guam and Puerto Rico, serving more than 5,900 patients. Innovative Dialysis also provides management services only to four additional dialysis programs and provides acute dialysis services under contracts with 13 inpatient providers. In addition, ASA provides radiation oncology services through its subsidiary Radiation Oncology Services of America (ROSA). Through ROSA, ASA owns interests in and provides management services to 18 radiation oncology centers in six states. For more information, visit www.asaambulatory.com or www.idsdialysis.com.
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