Modern Healthcare Honors Fresenius Medical Care North America’s Saurabh Tripathi with Minority Executives to Watch in Healthcare Award


CHICAGO, Ill. and WALTHAM, Mass., March 14, 2018 – Fresenius Medical Care North America announces that Modern Healthcare recognized Saurabh Tripathi as one of 2018’s Minority Executives to Watch in Healthcare. The profiles of all the winners are featured in the February 26, 2018 print issue of Modern Healthcare and at

In its seventh year, the biennial recognition program honors the top minority healthcare executives who are influencing the policy and care delivery models across the country. In doing so, they are also highlighting the continued need to nurture diversity within their organizations.

“From leaders of health systems who are actively working to make sure that communities of color have access to affordable and high-quality healthcare to heroes who protected victims of natural disasters and violent protests, this year’s Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare exemplify resilience and tenacity,” said Modern Healthcare Editor Aurora Aguilar. “These leaders have produced incredible results by elevating the quality of patient care at their organizations while supporting and advancing their peers to boost diversity in the C-suite. As Modern Healthcare’s first Latina editor, I take special pride in this program and look forward to seeing the Top 25 and the 10 to Watch honorees grow in their roles and their influence.”

“It is an honor to be selected as one of 10 minority healthcare executives to watch by Modern Healthcare,” said Saurabh Tripathi, senior vice president & CFO of Fresenius Kidney Care, a division of Fresenius Medical Care North America. “I hope this demonstrates to others in healthcare that no matter what function or role you are in, you can truly have a transformative impact on the culture and diversity of a company.”

“For the positive impact he has made on our company, the dialysis industry as a whole and every patient we treat, I am thrilled that this honor has been awarded to Saurabh Tripathi,” said Bill Valle, CEO, Fresenius Medical Care North America. “Saurabh has helped us build upon our diverse and inclusive culture and is steadfastly focused on our mission to improve the lives of every patient, every day, while inspiring others to do the same.”

About Fresenius Medical Care North America
Fresenius Medical Care North America is the premier healthcare company focused on providing the highest quality care to people with renal and other chronic conditions. Through its industry-leading network of dialysis facilities, outpatient cardiac and vascular labs, and urgent care centers, as well as the country’s largest practice of hospitalist and post-acute providers, Fresenius Medical Care North America provides coordinated health care services at pivotal care points for hundreds of thousands of chronically ill customers throughout the continent. As the world’s largest fully integrated renal company, it offers specialty pharmacy and laboratory services, and manufactures and distributes the most comprehensive line of dialysis equipment, disposable products and renal pharmaceuticals. For more information, visit the FMCNA website at

About Modern Healthcare
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