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Fresenius to Double Down on Home Dialysis, Sees Further Deals

Feb. 26, 2019, 2:02 PM

As Fresenius Medical Care AG works to integrate the $2 billion acquisition of NxStage Medical Inc., it plans to invest further in technologies such as telemedicine to make home care easier for dialysis patients and caregivers.

The company is working with a partner on a pilot telehealth project as it tries to innovate and accelerate growth in the home-dialysis market, according to Fresenius Medical Care North America Chief Executive Officer William Valle. The world’s biggest dialysis provider said it aims to grow its share of the at-home market to 25 percent by 2022 from 10 percent in 2016.

The strategy ...