USRC – Alliant Press Release

Louisville, KY
16 May 2022

Alliant Purchasing and U.S. Renal Care, Inc. announced today a new agreement naming Alliant
the Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) throughout the U.S. Renal Care, Inc. network of over
385 dialysis clinics. U.S. Renal Care, Inc. will access Alliant’s aggregate purchasing power,
strategic collaborations, and dynamic supply chain partnerships. Alliant’s enhanced contract
portfolio and offerings will compliment U.S. Renal Care, Inc.’s intentional efforts to lower costs
and bring new efficiencies to operations.

Mark Slone, President, Alliant Purchasing stated, “Alliant is honored to support U.S. Renal Care,
Inc. as they develop a best-in-class supply chain operation. Their mission is to ‘change the lives
of people living with kidney disease and ultimately shape the future of kidney care in
partnership with their physicians, patients, and communities’. That type of straightforward
unwavering commitment to excellence inspires our Alliant team to join them on their journey.
Under Janet Watson’s transformational supply chain leadership, I think the U.S. Renal Care and
Alliant partnership will create exciting results.”

“We are dedicated to high quality patient care for all kidney care patients. As a supply chain,
our job is to ensure U.S. Renal Care, Inc. can accomplish this in an affordable and reliable
manner,” said Janet Watson, Senior Vice President – Supply Chain & Procurement. “We
appreciate that Alliant is aligned with our dedication and commitment as they partner with us
to achieve the best overall value for U.S. Renal Care, Inc.”

About U.S. Renal Care

U.S. Renal Care, Inc. partners with nephrologists and health systems to serve people living with
chronic and acute kidney disease, offering a full range of services for patients including best‐in‐
class in‐center and home dialysis therapies. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, U.S. Renal Care
serves approximately 26,000 patients in more than 385 dialysis facilities across 32 states.

About Alliant Purchasing

Alliant is a Group Purchasing Organization representing more than $3 Billion in purchasing
volume across more than 12,000 members in all 50 states. Alliant’s industry insight and subject
matter experts assist to streamline the purchasing process for members, saving them time,
energy, and money as an extension of each individual member facility.