The Daily Herald “Baxter’s platform for home dialysis wins Chicago Innovation Award”

Business updated: 10/26/2016 9:42 AM Baxter’s platform for home dialysis wins Chicago Innovation Award  Baxter’s AMIA APD with ShareSource telehealth platform was recognized as a winner of the 15th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards. Business Wire DEERFIELD — Baxter International was named a winner of the 15th annual Chicago Innovation Awards for its recently launched AMIA […]

For Immediate Release

  For Immediate Release October 31, 2016                                                     Home Dialyzors United Applauds Publication of “Intensive Hemodialysis: Potential for Improving Patient Outcomes”   Davenport, IA.  Home Dialyzors United (HDU) applauds the publication of “Intensive Hemodialysis: Potential for Improving Patient Outcomes,” a supplement to the November issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Intensive […]

Nephrology News & Issues (NN&I) American Kidney Fund (AKF) activates disaster relief program to help dialysis patients affected by Hurricane Matthew

KIDNEY CARE COMMUNITY American Kidney Fund activates disaster relief program to help dialysis patients affected by Hurricane Matthew Dialysis patients affected by Hurricane Matthew eligible for financial assistance from American Kidney Fund NN&I STAFF — OCTOBER 19, 2016 iStockphoto The American Kidney Fund has activated its disaster relief program to provide emergency funds to help […]

Nephrology News & Issues (NN&I) AKF launches new campaign

KIDNEY CARE COMMUNITY American Kidney Fund launches campaign to help new dialysis patients adjust to treatment NN&I STAFF — OCTOBER 21, 2016 Hongqi Zhang/Getty Images/iStockphoto/ThinkStock The American Kidney Fund has started an education campaign that provides information for people newly diagnosed with kidney failure, their caregivers, and the professionals involved in their treatment. The campaign, […]

Nephrology News & Issues (NN&I) Home Dialysis “Every other day nocturnal Home Hemodialysis: An alternative approach to reduce burden”

HOME DIALYSIS Every other day nocturnal home hemodialysis: An alternative approach to reduce burden MORE FREQUENT DIALYSIS HAS BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH A NUMBER OF CLINICAL, CARDIOVASCULAR, AND HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE BENEFITS. BUT DAILY THERAPY OFTEN RESULTS IN A BURDEN FOR PATIENTS AND CARE PARTNERS. BRIGITTE SCHILLER, MD • SHEILA DOSS-MCQUITTY, MBA, RN, CNN • […]

For Immediate Release: Shuvo Roy to Speak at Awards Luncheon!

For Immediate Release May 18, 2015                                                       Contact: Nieltje Gedney, Vice President, Home Dialyzors United Phone:  304-279-3192 Email:  ngedney@homedialyzorsunited.org Home Dialyzors United Announces 2016 Award Winners Shepherdstown, WV. Shepherdstown, WV.   Home Dialyzors United (HDU) is delighted to announce the winner’s of its 2016 awards. The awards will be presented at an Awards Luncheon, which will be […]

HDU Comments on 2017 CMS ESRD Proposed Rule

August 23, 2016 Mr. Andy Slavitt Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1628-P P.O. Box 8010 Baltimore, Maryland 21244-8010   Re: CMS-1651-P—CMS Proposed Updates to Policies and Payment Rates for ESRD PPS, QIP, Coverage and Payment for Acute Kidney Injury, DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program and Fee […]

NN&I An Inside Look at Telemedicine for Home Dialysis

HOME DIALYSIS An inside look at the UAB home dialysis telemedicine pilot REBECCA ZUMOFF — AUGUST 11, 2016 Getty Images/Hemera/ThinkStock The University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine’s Red Mountain Home Dialysis Training Unit is piloting a three-year telemedicine trial for peritoneal dialysis patients, funded by a $180,000 grant from Baxter International. Forty patients speak with […]