Nephrology News & Issues


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

Table of Contents

CVS Health launches clinical trial for new home dialysis machine

Fresenius invests in remote health monitoring platform from BioIntelliSense

Dialyze Direct expands home dialysis services to Indiana

DaVita slips in patient growth during second quarter, but sees improvement in productivity

DaVita Health Solutions appoints new leadership members


No improvements seen in CKD care over nearly a decade with treatment guidelines not followed

Older patients with kidney failure often see dialysis as the only option

US survey shows public support for kidney sales

Chinese studies show effectiveness of roxadustat for CKD, ESRD

BMI does not appear to hinder African American patients’ access to transplantation

CKD management program in primary care demonstrates positive results

Conference Preview

NRAA focuses on safety issues, regulatory changes at annual meeting

Cover Story

How artificial intelligence impacts the treatment of kidney disease

Sheetal Chaudhuri, MS; Hanjie Zhang, PhD; Andrew Long, PhD; John W. Larkin, PhD; Isabella Cattinelli, PhD; Luca Neri, MD, PhD; Carlo Barbieri, PhD; Len A. Usvyat, PhD; Jeroen P. Kooman, MD, PhD; Frank M. van der Sande, MD, PhD; Dinesh Chatoth, MD; Franklin W. Maddux, MD, FACP

Back to basics on AI

First Word

Evaluate the risks and rewards of Advancing American Kidney Health

Mark E. Neumann


CMS offers dialysis providers a $5 increase in composite rate, bonus for using new technology

California lawmaker calls for OIG to rescind advisory opinion for American Kidney Fund, to conduct probe


Changes in practice are needed to make CKD-ESKD model successful

Jeffrey Giullian, MD, MBA, FASN

Buy-in needed from nephrologists, providers to meet home dialysis goal

Mark E. Neumann

A view from the transplant center

Benjamin E. Hippen, MD, FASN, FAST