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Open house held for Gloucester dialysis clinic

Fresenius Medical Care held an open house for its Gloucester Dialysis unit on Sept. 1. The event featured tours of the modern clinic and an opportunity for patients, local business people and medical professionals to say goodbye to the outgoing director and welcome the facility’s new head.

David Schwermer is the new director of operations. He replaces Richard Clark, who has accepted a new job in Michigan after serving in that post since the new facility opened at Edgehill Town Center last December.

Clark was in charge of eight Fresenius clinics. A reorganization finds Schwermer heading six Fresenius dialysis units with the closest to Gloucester being clinics in Newport News and Williamsburg.

Besides showcasing its modern local facility, Clark said the open house was an opportunity for Fresenius staff to promote its new home dialysis service. Patients who prefer to have dialysis treatments at home can now do so, choosing from several models of equipment.

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