BROOKLYN, NY, January 12, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Direct dialysis, the leading national provider of home hemodialysis services in Skilled Nursing (SNF) facilities, is pleased to welcome Robert Aberman as Senior Vice President of Population Health. As the newest member of the company’s leadership team, Aberman will be responsible for developing relationships with health systems, hospitals, payers and other organizations focused on improving clinical outcomes and quality of life while reducing the cost of care for patients living with kidney disease. Additionally, Aberman is committed to Dialyze Direct’s leading effort to improve the uptake of home hemodialysis among members of historically marginalized communities.
“Robert’s in-depth knowledge of the healthcare services industry and his experience working with growing companies make him an excellent candidate for this critical role. I am confident that Robert’s wealth of talent and experience will enable him to play an important role in improving patient care and realizing our ambitious growth plans for the coming year and beyond,” said the President and Co-Founder. Henry Kauftheil. “I am delighted to welcome Robert to the Dialyse Direct team.”
Aberman’s experience in the healthcare industry includes a nine-year tenure at Compassionate Care Hospice, which operated 53 sites in 22 states at the time of its acquisition by Amedisys in 2019. He most recently served as Director of Relationships with post-acute care payers, a role that involved developing relationships and programs with insurance companies and health systems across the country. His previous roles at Compassionate Care Hospice included Program Director of New York City, where he was responsible for overseeing hospice services in the city, and Director of Business Development.
“I was drawn to Dialyze Direct because not only does it have a reputation for providing best-in-class, patient-focused treatment, but it is also a true innovator. The enhanced standard of care the company has established industry is disrupting the industry in the best possible way by changing more lives for the better every day,” said Aberman. “I look forward to helping the Dialyze Direct team identify new and innovative ways to improve the quality of care patients receive and the results they achieve.
Prior to entering healthcare, Aberman spent more than a decade as a financial services executive at Jeffries & Company, Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan. He holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
About Dialysis Direct
Dialyze Direct, founded in 2015, is a leading kidney care innovation company that is at the forefront of breakthrough solutions for patients with kidney disease. With a mission to build the next generation of kidney care, Dialyze Direct works with the world’s leading talent in nephrology to develop new methods and technologies to advance the treatment options available to nephrologists. The company’s initial focus is on skilled nursing facilities, where many of the most medically challenging dialysis patient subgroups reside. Dialyze Direct’s innovative staff-assisted home hemodialysis treatment model involves a gentler, personalized treatment plan comprised of meticulously crafted protocols and procedures that specifically address the unique fluid management challenges of dialysis patients. geriatrics, resulting in improved overall patient health and reduced hospitalizations while significantly reducing costs. for payers. Dialyze Direct currently operates in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and is in the process of launching operations in other states.
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