Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting

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Nephrology practices face changes as the need for kidney care grows

April 11, 2019
CHICAGO — The economic and regulatory environment for kidney care is undergoing a whirlwind of change as the primary payer — Medicare…
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RPA presents special awards at annual meeting

April 10, 2019
CHICAGO — The Renal Physicians Association presented two awards at its annual meeting here, including one for services to the organization and…
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RPA survey shows nephrology practices hiring more staff

April 4, 2019
CHICAGO — Results from a benchmarking survey released here show that nephrology practices are hiring staff, particularly nurse practitioners…
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CMS’s Innovation Center ‘the playing field’ for the future of kidney care policy

April 3, 2019
CHICAGO – CMS’s Innovation Center “will really be the playing field” for developments in 2019 in an effort to move away from…

Top stories from the Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting

March 28, 2018
Among the top stories from the Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting are advice given by Michael D. Shapiro, MD, MBA, FACP, president of the…
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VIDEO : Improvements to surveys lead to better patient experience

March 21, 2018
At the Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting, Paul T. Conway, president of the American Association of Kidney Patients, spoke about the…
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VIDEO: Legislation could have big impact on renal care

March 20, 2018
At the Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting, Robert E. Blaser, director of public policy at RPA, spoke about the benefits that passing…
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Speaker: Improve patient experience for better outcomes, job satisfaction

March 18, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Many factors are making patient experience more important in nephrology clinics, including clinical and economic advantages for…
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VIDEO: Social media is a ‘win’ for kidney patients, professionals

March 17, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting, Paul T. Conway, president of the American Association of Kidney Patients…
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Low CAHPS survey responses pose a challenge for nephrologists, providers

March 17, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Nephrologists need to take an active role in improving the response rate to surveys sent to patients asking them about the…