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HHS Secretary Azar receives ASN President’s Medal

HHS Secretary Azar receives ASN President’s Medal
November 7, 2019
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Higher patient mortality rates at dialysis facilities with lower ESRD Quality Incentive Program scores

November 5, 2019
Researchers of a published study found dialysis facilities with lower ESRD Quality Incentive Program performance scores had higher rates of patient mortality. “In…

CMS finalizes payment rules, changes to ESRD Quality Incentive Program for outpatient dialysis

November 1, 2019
CMS has finalized changes to the Medicare rules for the ESRD Prospective Payment System and the ESRD Quality Incentive Program, which will become effective on Jan. 1…

CMS Innovation Center releases applications for Advancing American Kidney Health voluntary payment models

October 25, 2019
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation has released a request for application for the Kidney Care Choices model, a proposal that offers new payment incentives…
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Ace the Case: A 78-Year-Old Man With Acute Onset of Right Ankle Pain and Swelling

There is no commercial support for this activity.

This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss the diagnosis and management of a 78-year-old man…
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PerspectiveOpen Access

Health Literacy and Power

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2018, Volume 2 Issue 3
Ultimately, the goal of the field of health literacy and the purpose of HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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