24 Jan DCI Partners with Jefferson City Medical Group to form DCI with JCMG

(Jefferson City, Mo.) Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) formed a partnership with Jefferson City Medical Group (JCMG) effective January 2018.

DCI Jefferson City East, located at 1916 Boggs Creek Rd., and DCI Jefferson City West, located at 144 Scott Station Rd., have joined with JCMG to establish DCI with JCMG. This partnership strengthens the high quality of care and service Dialysis Clinic, Inc., provides the community.

“DCI and JCMG are working together to bring the best kidney services to the patients in this community. We became partners to grow for the future,” stated Lisa Kolb, MD, Medical Director in the East facility.

Dr. Kolb has been with DCI for 23 years and has 24 years of nephrology experience.

Nephrologist Blake Brooks, MD, of JCMG is the Medical Director for the West Clinic.

“The collaboration between DCI and JCMG will improve the care of patients affected by kidney disease in our community. I look forward to the opportunity to work with DCI,” offered Dr. Brooks, who joined JCMG in 2017 with 13 years of nephrology experience.

Leanne Peace, DCI Area Operations Director, remains in place as the manager of both facilities. DCI and JCMG have retained the dedicated and highly trained dialysis staff currently serving in both locations.

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People with kidney disease deserve the best care and hope for a better life. DCI is the only national healthcare provider that delivers comprehensive care along the entire continuum of kidney disease. As a non-profit provider since its inception in 1971, DCI has consistently put patients first. DCI provides the best care among national kidney care providers and invests a substantial portion of its resources to improve this care. With more than 240 outpatient dialysis clinics in 28 states, DCI is the nation’s largest non-profit dialysis provider. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, DCI employs over 5,000 people serving approximately 15,000 patients on dialysis and over 4,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. DCI’s services include in-center hemodialysis, home therapies and partnerships with hospitals to provide in-patient care. The United States Renal Data System has found DCI to have the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among national dialysis providers since 2002. DCI operates under the mission “We are a non-profit service organization. The care of the patient is our reason for existence.” For more information visit www.dciinc.org.

Press Contacts

Jessica Emler

DCI Public Information Manager
Jessica.emler@dciinc.org | 615-342-0381

Jamie Patterson, MBA

Vice President of Marketing and Business Development JCMG
jpatterson@jcmg.org | 573-556-7726