RPG Announcement – Message to RPG members

Cardinal Health and Renal Services Exchange agree to ownership change for Renal Purchasing Group

The National Renal Administrators Association (NRAA) and Renal Services Exchange (RSE) have sold their ownership in the Renal Purchasing Group (RPG) to Cardinal Health, an industry leader in the distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies. For RPG members, this transaction will mean continued value in contracting, along with access to more advanced technology and tools to support the delivery of high-quality patient care.

Metro Medical, now part of Cardinal Health, has been a shareholder in RPG and a member of the Board since 2005 when RPG was established. With this transaction, Metro Medical and Cardinal Health deepen their commitment to the kidney care industry.

Under Cardinal Health’s ownership, RPG looks forward to continuing its long-term relationship with NRAA and RSE. The organizations will collaborate to ensure continuity in the service and value that you receive from RPG. On a day-to-day basis, nothing will change for you.

NRAA and RSE will continue to play a pivotal role in supporting dialysis providers and will focus on expanding their education, advocacy and business-related services to help members thrive in a changing kidney care environment.

In the coming weeks, you will learn more about services that will be available to you through RPG and NRAA/RSE. In the meantime, if you have any questions, we encourage you to reach out to the contacts below.

Merry Wyman
Manager, Renal Purchasing Group
(615) 312-9890

Marc Chow
Executive Director
215.564.3484 ext. 2294

Thank you for your continued support.

Michael Cooper                              Helen Currier                          Jeff Lehman
Chief Manager                                President                                 President
Renal Purchasing Group                NRAA                                      Renal Services Exchange