Print this handout Choosing a dialysis clinic is an important decision. If you are a new patient, traveling, or simply looking to transfer to new facility, this decision can seem overwhelming. You will need to consider many factors, including the location, distance from your home, schedule, quality-of-care, and much more. Here are some tips to help you choose a facility that is right for you.
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