New Advisory Board

INSPIRING, INFORMING, AND ADVOCATING FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE HOME DIALYSIS COMMUNITY For Immediate Release February 13, 2018 Contact: Denise Eilers, RN, BSN, President, Home Dialyzors United Email: ngedney@homedialyzorsunited.org The next several years promise to be exciting ones for HDU as we strive to develop a significant impact on the ESRD communities we […]

Kidney Innovation Accelerator

article from http://www.kidneynews.org/policy-advocacy/asn-policy-priorities/presidents-column-kidney-innovation-accelerator President’s Column: Kidney Innovation Accelerator By Mark D. Okusa, MD, FASN Dr. Mark D. Okusa is the ASN President and the John C. Buchanan Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Director of the Center for Immunity, Inflammation, and Regenerative Medicine, and Chief of Nephrology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. In 2010, about […]

HDU Submits Comments to MAC’s and CMS

INSPIRING, INFORMING, AND ADVOCATING FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE HOME DIALYSIS COMMUNITY December 14, 2017 ATTN: CGS Medicare Administrative Contractor Dear Sir, On behalf of the Board of Directors of Home Dialyzors United (HDU), we thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed policy changes recently published by the […]

CMS Final Comments 2017

Dear Ms. Verma: Home Dialyzors United (HDU) is pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) notice of proposed rulemaking entitled “Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury, and End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive […]

Home Dialyzors United Congratulates NxStage and Fresenius on Their Partnership

For Immediate Release August 7, 2017 Contact: Denise Eilers, President, Home Dialyzors United Email: gedeei@aol.com Home Dialyzors United Congratulates NxStage and Fresenius on Their Merger. Davenport Iowa. Home Dialyzors United (HDU) is pleased to congratulate Nxstage and Fresenius on its proposed merger. As strong supporters of optimal dialysis and home therapies, HDU agrees that the […]

Fresenius Medical Care to acquire NxStage Medical, Inc. to strengthen its vertically integrated dialysis business

Fresenius Medical Care to acquire NxStage Medical, Inc. to strengthen its vertically integrated dialysis business AUGUST 7, 2017NEWSROOM Acquisition of NxStage Medical, Inc. would: position Fresenius Medical Care as a global leader in home dialysis establish U.S. presence in the critical care space further enhance clinical outcomes and patient empowerment support strategic initiative of vertical […]

Nephrology News & Issues (NN&I) Article on CA dialysis clinic staff ratio bill by Rebecca Zumoff

POLICY & POLITICS California dialysis clinic staff ratio bill to face State Assembly Committee on Health REBECCA ZUMOFF — JUNE 26, 2017  iStockphoto Legislation that would mandate staff to patient ratios in California dialysis clinics is scheduled to be heard by the California State Assembly Committee on Health June 26 at 1:30 p.m. PT. Senate Bill 349, […]

AAKP Invites you to take a survey

AAKP Center for Patient Engagement and Advocacy ACTION ALERT!  AAKP’s partner, the Kidney Health Initiative (a collaboration of the Food & Drug Administration and the American Society of Nephrology), needs your help! A few minutes to share your knowledge helps others! The survey will be available until Wednesday, June 21. The Kidney Health Initiative is […]