Innovations in Dialysis: Expediting Advances Symposium

Healio brings you the highlights from Innovations in Dialysis: Expediting Advances Symposium. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from IDEAS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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CVS Kidney Care model uses nurse practitioners to track patients, takes ‘home first’ approach

August 21, 2019
SEATTLE — A new care model underway by pharmacy company CVS and health care insurer Aetna is using nurse practitioners stationed at pharmacies…
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Congressional Kidney Caucus co-chair announces House support for $10 million boost for KidneyX

August 21, 2019
SEATTLE — The House has authorized a $10 million infusion for the KidneyX Innovation Accelerator Project, Representative Suzan
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First patient begins CVS trial with Dean Kamen-designed home dialysis machine

August 20, 2019
SEATTLE — After training and 4 days of treatments in a dialysis clinic, the first patient involved in clinical trials for a new CVS-funded…
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Symposium on artificial kidneys opens discussion, debate on alternative devices

August 19, 2019
SEATTLE — With the theme, “Messages from the past illuminate our path to the future,” Buddy Ratner, PhD, co-director of the Center…