Satellite Healthcare Appoints Christobel Selecky to Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Satellite
Healthcare
, a leading national not-for-profit and the 6th
largest provider of patient-centered dialysis and kidney disease
services, today announced the appointment of Christobel Selecky to its
Board of Directors. Selecky, the former Co-Founder, President, and CEO
of LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc., brings to the organization more
than 30 years of healthcare leadership experience. Her appointment is
effective as of December 7, 2015.

“We’re pleased to welcome Christobel to Satellite’s Board of Directors,
and I look forward to working with her,” said Rick
Barnett
, President and CEO of Satellite Healthcare. “With her
decades of experience successfully guiding and growing some of the
country’s most respected healthcare organizations, she will play an
important role in shaping Satellite’s future and enhancing our ability
to continually make life better for people with kidney disease.”

Satellite Healthcare strives to provide best-in-class personalized
dialysis and early patient wellness education services to more than
7,000 patients at nearly 80 in-center dialysis and home therapy centers
across the country. Selecky joins the Board as the company embarks on an
ambitious five-year plan designed to further enhance its position as a
leader in advancing the standards of Chronic Kidney Disease care
industry-wide through innovative whole-person care practices,
cutting-edge research, and community initiatives.

Selecky served as President, CEO, and Chairman of the board of directors
of LifeMasters Supported SelfCare from 1996 until 2009. Under her
leadership, the company raised more than $60 million in venture capital,
grew to $130 million in annual revenues, employed more than 1,200 people
in seven locations, provided care and disease management services to
more than 1 million program participants nationwide, won numerous
industry awards, and counted numerous health plans, employers, provider
groups, labor unions, and government entities as its clients. A veteran
in the field of managed health care, Selecky’s career began at FHP
International Corporation in the early 1980s, where she held several
management positions during its rapid expansion. As president of the FHP
California Health Plan, she was responsible for revenues of $2.4 billion
and building a customer base of nearly one million Medicare Advantage,
Medicaid, and Commercial HMO and PPO members statewide.

Selecky currently Chairs the board of the Population Health Alliance;
serves on the boards of Teleperformance, a publicly held international
business process outsourcing company, and American Specialty Health, a
national provider of population health and specialty network management
programs; and is an advisor to Ceresti Healthcare, an early stage
provider of support services for families and caregivers of patients
with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias. She has served on a number
of other healthcare and financial institution strategic advisory boards.

Boardspan Inc. advised Satellite Healthcare in her appointment.

About Satellite Healthcare:

Satellite
Healthcare, Inc.
, has been among the nation’s leading not-for-profit
providers of kidney dialysis and related services since 1974. Through
its affiliated services, Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis, and
Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides unparalleled early
patient wellness education, personalized clinical services, and a
complete range of dialysis therapy choices. In addition, Satellite
Healthcare has a well-recognized, enduring commitment to philanthropy
and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research
grants to sponsoring kidney programs nationwide. Satellite is committed
to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can
enjoy a better life.

Contacts

Satellite Healthcare
Kim Hernandez, 650-404-3623
HernandezK@SatelliteHealth.com