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The latest insights on kidney health management

In-Home Dialysis: Better Outcomes, Patient Experience and Costs
For ESRD patients, in-center dialysis has been the paradigm for dialysis management.. Of the number of newly diagnosed ESRD patients, 33% may have received little to no pre-ESRD nephrology care, and often “crash” into dialysis when renal failure drives them to the ER. For the majority of these patients, who are often unaware of their disease, overwhelmed by their diagnosis, and unaware of their options, in-center dialysis became the only option and today, continues to be the modality of choice.
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21st Century Cures Act: MA Plans Face Cost and Care Challenges of Surge in ESRD Patients
An important news story just broke in Modern Healthcare magazine on a subject we at Healthmap Solutions have been talking about for some time
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Unprecedented and Alarming: COVID-19 and Acute Kidney Disease
We don’t yet know the short and long-term health effects COVID-19 acute kidney disease will have on survivors.
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COVID-19: Dialysis Center Precautions
Dialysis is a lifeline for the approximately 726,000 people living with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).
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COVID-19: Behavioral-medical Recommendations for Kidney Disease Patients on Maintaining Emotional WellBeing
Behavioral-medical integration expert and clinical psychologist Tom Warnes, Ph.D., offers recommendations on maintaining emotional and physical wellbeing.
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COVID-19: National Kidney Foundation's Dr. Vassalotti Outlines Steps Kidney Disease Patients Can Take to Stay Healthy
For people living with kidney disease, preventing COVID-19 takes more than adhering to the CDC guidelines.
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COVID-19: Nephrologist Dr. James Davis Shares Information on Dialysis Center Safety
Staying healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak is the number one priority for all of us.
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MA plans disrupting progressive kidney disease
MA PLANS DISRUPTING PROGRESSIVE KIDNEY DISEASE
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