Corporate Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors 

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors for their continued support of Renal Healthcare Association. With your partnership, we are able to continue our mission to support independent and community-based dialysis providers through education, advocacy, and services.

If your company would like to support Renal Healthcare Association in a greater capacity and elevate your presence among the renal care community, we encourage you to become a Corporate Sponsor as well. Annual sponsorship opportunities are offered in three tiers: Platinum, Gold and Silver. Click here to learn more about becoming a Corporate Partner with Renal Healthcare Association. 

Platinum Level Sponsors

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company with the purpose to better the lives of people impacted by kidney disease. The Company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Privately held Ascend Clinical, LLC is the nation's leading provider of ESRD laboratory testing and electronic reporting for independent and hospital-based dialysis facilities. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with 23 field offices and a product development office in Denver, CO, the company was named one of the Bay Area's Top Workplaces in 2010. Ascend Clinical serves independent dialysis providers throughout the 50 United States and territories.

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Silver Level Sponsors

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Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential. For more information, visit and follow us on



Ardelyx was founded with a mission to discover, develop and commercialize innovative, first-in-class medicines that meet significant unmet medical needs. Ardelyx has two commercial products approved in the United States, IBSRELA® (tenapanor) and XPHOZAH® (tenapanor) as well as early-stage pipeline candidates. Ardelyx has agreements for the development and commercialization of tenapanor outside of the U.S. Kyowa Kirin has received approval for PHOZEVEL® (tenapanor) for hyperphosphatemia in Japan. A New Drug Application for tenapanor for hyperphosphatemia has been submitted in China with Fosun Pharma. Knight Therapeutics commercializes IBSRELA in Canada. For more information, please visit and connect with us on X (formerly known as Twitter)LinkedIn and Facebook.

Fresenius Medical Care is not your typical medical products company. We are a close-knit team of talented professionals driven by a shared commitment: to lead a movement to dramatically improve renal care with innovative yet simple therapeutic solutions that benefit patients, caregivers, and society. We pursue this goal through a passionate commitment to Innovate, Educate and Advocate for the breakthroughs that are redefining renal care. Additionally, Fresenius works in community with its customers, patients, industry partners, and government leaders and agencies to realize the vision of better, simpler, more accessible renal care.

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Bronze Level Sponsors



Baxter International Inc. Renal business is a leader in renal home therapies through its products for peritoneal dialysis (PD), providing solutions, devices and services for end-stage kidney disease patients. Baxter also distributes products for in-center hemodialysis. 

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Renal Purchasing Group™ (RPG™) is the largest GPO exclusively serving the renal market. RPG members gain competitive pharmaceutical and medical-surgical contracts with exclusive distribution through Metro Medical, a Cardinal Health company.  Metro Medical also operates a renal specialty pharmacy, MMS Solutions, that ships dialysis medications and supplies directly to the patient’s home.

For more information, visit




CSL Vifor is a global pharmaceutical company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products.  Poised to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies, Vifor strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives.

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Diality is developing a smart, versatile hemodialysis system designed to be as capable as in-center systems while also easy to learn and use in any chronic or acute dialysis environment. The Diality system offers flexibility to tailor treatment to each patient’s specific needs, regardless of modality and care setting, and empowers kidney care providers to choose what is right for their patients and practices during this time of unprecedented change in the care of patients with kidney disease.

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National Dialysis Accreditation Commission is an Accreditation Organization (AO) specializing in the dialysis industry. NDAC was the first AO in the U.S. to be approved by CMS for deemed status for End State Renal Disease. Dialysis providers successfully completing NDAC's accreditation process can be awarded Medicare certification from CMS based on their accreditation with recommendation for deemed status by NDAC. Based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, NDAC offers accreditation services in all 50 United States and U.S. territories. NDAC's owners and executive leadership are experts and thought leaders with a long track record of success in ESRD, which is why NDAC provides Dialysis Accreditation by Dialysis Experts©. 

For more information about NDAC, please visit


RHA Partners 


Nephrology News & Issues is a peer-reviewed national news magazine that takes a global approach to covering the political, social, and economic issues surrounding the delivery of dialysis and transplant care. The magazine's website,, provides daily updates on healthcare news that impacts renal care.

All Renal Healthcare Association Members receive a free subscription to the magazine.