Chronic Kidney Disease Care

National Kidney Foundation, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Release KDOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines on Nutrition | PR Newswire | 8/20/2020

… It addresses six primary areas: nutritional assessment; medical nutrition therapy; dietary protein and energy intake; nutritional supplementation; micronutrients; and electrolytes. “Global adoption and implementation of the KDOQI guidelines has dramatically changed all aspects of chronic kidney disease care in the years since the original nutrition guideline was published,” said NKF Chief Scientific Officer Kerry Willis , Ph.D. “This guideline update reflects the numerous advances in both guideline development and dietary management …

Grenada’s Chronic Kidney Disease Care Facility Receives New Defibrillator | 8/17/2020

The Grenada National Patients Kidney Foundation sourced a much needed, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), through the Sandals Foundation, which was recently handed over to Grenada’s only renal care facility, Island Health Services (IHS) in St. George’s. Some 17 current patients, and an additional 80 potential patients (on their official monitoring list) can benefit from this life saving equipment, if the need should ever arise, due to a more than EC …

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Humana strikes partnership for kidney care coordination in Florida | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/21/2020

… and inform patients about care options like home dialysis. As a population health management company, Healthmap Solutions works with patients’ primary care physicians, nephrologists and other specialists to mitigate care lapses in a patient’s chronic kidney disease care . More articles on payers …

DiaMedica Therapeutics to Present Research at National Kidney Foundation 2020 Spring Clinical Meetings Live Virtual Conference | Business Wire | 3/26/2020

… be accessible from DiaMedica’s website at: https://ir.diamedica.com/events-and-presentations . The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) annually conducts the Spring Clinical Meetings as its premier educational conference focused on presenting the latest insights into chronic kidney disease care . The NKF is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease. This year’s meeting, due to the COVID-19 virus, will be conducted as …

Certified clinical hemodialysis technician (ccht) – white road | Full Time San Jose | 11/18/2019

… Healthcare has a well-recognized, enduring commitment to philanthropy and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney programs nationwide. Satellite Healthcare is committed to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can enjoy a better life. At Satellite Healthcare (SHC), we work with Purpose at the heart of everything we do. It starts with our Mission to make life better for …

NQF Publishes Guide on Shared Decision-Making in Kidney Disease | Patient Engagement HIT | 10/10/2019

… disease. 10, 2019 - Shared decision-making, patient education, and patient goal setting are all crucial elements to effective chronic kidney disease treatment, the National Quality Forum (NQF) asserts in its latest guidance for improving chronic kidney disease care . The guidance, which serves as a playbook for shared decision-making for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), specifically aims to drive more high-quality healthcare. “Chronic kidney disease and end-stage …

Baxter Launches PD-First Program for Employees and Families | Business Wire | 11/1/2017

… Working with its health plan administrator, Baxter will offer the PD-first program to its U.S. employees and their covered family members starting January 1, 2018. Employees and covered family members who are receiving chronic kidney disease care will have access to case management support and education materials that provide information on available dialysis options. Following their treatment decision, a Baxter employee or family member who requires dialysis and chooses …