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California voters defeat initiative to control dialysis profits

November 7, 2018

California voters to decide fate of dialysis company profits

November 6, 2018
Millions of voters across the United States are making decisions today on political candidates, municipal bond proposals, and, in some states, whether marijuana should…
Renal Policy

The impact of proposed evaluation and management code changes for nephrologists

Nephrology News & Issues, November 2018
Jeffrey Giullian, MD, MBA, FASN
One year ago, CMS administrator Seema Verma announced the launch of the agency’s new Patients over Paperwork Initiative. This commendable effort established…

Lower mortality rate seen among patients on dialysis in states with Medicaid expansion

October 31, 2018
During the first three years of expansion, fewer patients with ESRD died within a year of starting dialysis in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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Discussing end of life issues and palliative care options with patients who have life-limiting illnesses is…
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Special Issue Article

Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients

Pediatric Annals, July 2018, Volume 47 Issue 7
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is pervasive, affecting a significant proportion of critically ill and noncritically ill…
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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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