Nephrology News & Issues

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The following articles appeared in the print edition of NEPHROLOGY NEWS & ISSUES.

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Business

Study to begin on new diagnostic tool for tracking CKD progression

CMS approves National Dialysis Accreditation Commission for ESRD clinic surveys

DaVita acquires Coastal Physicians Medical Group

Satellite Healthcare agrees to pay $3.2 million to settle anti-kickback charges

Outset appoints new chief medical officer, operations manager

Clinical

Renal transplantation improves survival in lupus nephritis

Fresenius data show 38% of AKI patients recover kidney function

High-protein diets do not affect GFR in healthy individuals

PD, nocturnal home hemodialysis show lowest costs in study

Patients with some cancers have better survival rates than patients on dialysis

Conference Preview

Renal Physicians Association Annual Meeting offers fresh perspective on nephrology practice sustainability

Dale Singer, MHA

NKF Spring Clinical Meetings offers a well-balanced, multidisciplinary program

Mark E. Neumann

Cover Story

Dyadic leadership model is well suited for dialysis center management

Bryan Becker, MD, MMM, FACP, CPE; David Roer, MD, FACP, FASN; Shawana Rivero, RN

First Word

Bill Peckham was a beacon for me and many others

Joyce Jackson

Letters to the Editor

Integrated care needs to include a CKD component

National

Rate increase, higher drug payments should improve Medicare margins for dialysis providers by 2020

Colorado to pay for outpatient dialysis care for undocumented immigrants

Organ transplants in US set sixth consecutive record in 2018

Patient Management

Management of volume status during and between hemodialysis sessions

Eric D. Weinhandl, PhD, MS