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Dr. Jeff Skogen, a kidney specialist with Essentia Health, announces plans to open a dialysis center in Park Rapids next spring. Construction is scheduled to begin in November with the center opening May 15, 2013. Photo by Anna Erickson / Park Rapids Enterprise

New dialysis center will open in Park Rapids

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Park Rapids dialysis patients can look forward to a better quality of life with less travel once a new center opens in the community next year.


"The motivation is the patients," said Dr. Jeff Skogen, a kidney specialist with Essentia Health. " ... To see everything falling in line and seeing this becoming a reality is a good feeling."

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