Educational Meeting

For Immediate Release April 18, 2019 Contact: Nichole Jefferson, President Home Dialyzors United Email: Home Dialyzors Launches First Educational Meeting of 2019 in Richmond VA With ESRD Network 5 Dallas, TX. Home Dialyzors United (HDU) HDU Board President Nichole Jefferson is excited to announce, as part of its mission, a new initiative “Going Home, […]

Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX) from ASN

ASN and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sign MOU to Launch Kidney Innovation Accelerator In order to spur the development and commercialization of innovative technologies and therapeutics in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases, ASN has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HHS to establish the Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX). More than […]

Nephrology News & Issues article “NxStage, Dialyze Direct to offer dialysis to SNFs in Ohio”

NEPHROLOGY BUSINESS NxStage, Dialyze Direct to offer dialysis to SNFs in Ohio NN&I STAFF — AUGUST 25, 2017  Getty Images/iStockphoto/ThinkStock NxStage Medical, Inc., through its Kidney Care subsidiary, is partnering with Dialyze Direct to provide System One dialysis machines for treating nursing home patients in Ohio. Dialyze Direct provides staff-assisted home hemodialysis to patients in skilled nursing […]

Nephrology News & Issues article “FDA clears NxStage System One for use without a care partner”

CLINICAL FDA clears NxStage System One for use without a care partner NN&I STAFF — AUGUST 28, 2017  Getty Images/iStockphoto/ThinkStock The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared NxStage Medical Inc.’s System One for solo home hemodialysis, without a care partner, during waking hours. “Patients have been asking for an FDA-cleared solo option for years,” said Dr. Allan […]

Nephrology News & Issues Article “The 50 most active kidney transplant centers in 2016”

KIDNEY TRANSPLANTTOP 50 KIDNEY TRANSPLANT CENTERS The 50 most active kidney transplant centers in 2016 Record number of organ transplants in the US shuffles ranking of transplant centers MARK E. NEUMANN — JUNE 12, 2017 top 50, 3d concept University of California Davis Medical Center cracked the code as the busiest kidney transplant center in […]

HDU Mourns the Loss of Advisory Board Member Celeste Castillo Lee

Celeste Castillo Lee Celeste Lee’s husband, Daniel, announced  that  she was freed of illness and earthly burden today at 2:50pm.  “The passing was peaceful and beautiful, following everything that she planned.  She will forever be in our hearts. We owe tremendous gratitude to everyone one of you, for your love, thoughts, prayers, and support.  You […]