Saving lives – with and beyond dialysis
On the occasion of Fresenius Medical Care's 25th anniversary, CEO Rice Powell and Global Chief Medical Officer Franklin W. Maddux, MD, discuss ways to further improve the lives of kidney disease patients.
Midwife, a dream job
After her son was born, Lea Zerbe decided to become a midwife and enrolled in a training program at Helios Mariahilf Hospital in Hamburg
An almost irreplaceable organ
The kidneys perform vital tasks in the body. A healthy lifestyle is important to prevent kidney failure.
Living life to the fullest with dialysis
Alain Lempereur has been a dialysis patient for almost ten years at the NephroCare Maubeuge clinic in France. In this article, he tells us about his travels and numerous activities.
In battle against the coronavirus
Fresenius is taking comprehensive measures to ensure healthcare is available for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paul, the four-legged therapist
Loyal and sympathetic eyes, soft fur and a wet nose: Paul the therapy dog is the first animal employee of the Fresenius Helios hospital in the northern German city of Hildesheim.
Using protons to take on cancer
Fresenius Helios to open Spain’s first proton beam therapy center.
Ready to help the littlest ones
Some children have to fight for life, right from birth: A day on the Neonatology ward of HELIOS Hospital Schwerin, Germany.
On duty in disaster zones
Fresenius employees help patients – and each other – after catastrophic hurricanes.
A little heart at the center of a complex surgery
For more than 20 years, Fresenius Helios’ Leipzig Heart Center has been providing highest quality cardiac care – sometimes to very young patients.
More ‘Quality of Life’ in clinics
Fresenius Medical Care Argentina patients enjoy fitness and therapy activities during treatments.
’Remain true to your ideals’
On the occasion of his 80th birthday, the Supervisory Board Chairman of Fresenius, Dr. Gerd Krick, agreed to sit down and take some questions from two young colleagues.
A polyclinic in Ghana
Fresenius Vamed plans and builds health care facilities around the world – even in undeveloped regions of Africa.
Making mistakes to avoid them
Simulating the symptoms of patients in crisis, life-like mannequins help create a high-pressure but highly valuable training opportunity for doctors and nurses at Fresenius Helios.
A vast island nation
Fresenius Medical Care employees are helping to promote the expansion of the health care system in Indonesia – even in remote parts of the island nation.
The future is purple
‘Purple Truck‘ enables Aborigines to visit their home communities - Fresenius Medical Care-backed project brings dialysis care to Australian outback
Crucial lessons learned
Faced with one of the ‘superbugs’ that pose a huge health threat worldwide, Fresenius Helios turned to advanced hygiene management.
17,962 miles halfway around the world
A dialysis machine's journey from Fresenius Medical Care's plant in Schweinfurt, Germany, to its destination in the Australian Outback.
Dialysis patient succeeds in giving birth
It is extremely rare for a dialysis patient to give birth, but Jaqueline Sinicyn refused to be deterred by the long odds. Now, she has a beautiful baby.
Fresenius Medical Care celebrates first 20 years
The company's first two decades saw it become the world leader in dialysis. New products, along with improved and expanded therapies, promise to make the coming years just as exciting.
Returning a hospital to health in Germany
Once municipally owned and deeply in debt, the facility is now thriving as part of Fresenius Helios.
Helping patients to conquer illiteracy and learn for life
Fresenius Medical Care hosts ‘schools’ for basic education at clinics in Argentina
St. Wendel dialyzer plant enters fifth decade
In the 1970s, Fresenius developed and produced its first dialyzers in St. Wendel, laying the foundation for the company’s success.
24 hours on the Intensive Care Unit
Round the clock dedication of ICU doctors and nurses can be seen at HELIOS hospital near Berlin.
From the Philippines to Germany was only the start
1972, with Germany beset by a serious shortage of nurses, Florence de Peralta reported to what is now HELIOS Hospital Hünfeld.
In action against Ebola
Fresenius Medical Care employee helps Doctors Without Borders to battle Ebola in Liberia.
Company helps Olympian train for career after sports
Kim Bui does special internship for high-level athletes at Fresenius Medical Care
Surgeons save woman’s hand after accident on farm
Extreme precision under intense time pressure was essential, and is precisely what surgeons at a HELIOS hospital achieved for the benefit of a woman in serious danger of losing her hand.
“The barriers in people’s minds are the worst”
Cinderella Glücklich has been handicapped since birth. In an interview, the Fresenius intern talked about the challenges she faces in daily life and in finding a job.