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California bill to restrict dialysis profits advances

March 20, 2019

Renal Physicians Association asks CMS to maintain payment structure for vascular access services

March 15, 2019
With a proposed rule for the 2020 ASC payment system expected to be released in late June or early July, the Renal Physicians Association has sent recommendations to CMS…

Azar: Outdated Medicare payment system hurting kidney care

March 6, 2019
Saying that the payment system for the Medicare ESRD Program is “outdated” and “has some of the worst incentives in American health care,” HHS…

Congress introduces bill to protect living organ donors

February 15, 2019
Members of the U.S. House and Senate from New York, Washington state and Arkansas have introduced a bill in Congress to require employers to recognize living organ…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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A Linguistic Analysis of Health Literacy Demands of Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Education Materials

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2018, Volume 2 Issue 1
Instruments to assess the quality and comprehensibility of printed patient education materials may lack proper…
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Pain Management Update

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This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types…
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