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2009-07-27 11:05:00

Federal, State Health Officials Praised for Expediting Necessary Facility Certification Process; Cornyn, Hutchison, 27 House Members Thanked for CMS Letter Effort Outlining Problem AUSTIN, Texas, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In commending officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for initiating the critical certification process necessary to open 22 new dialysis centers across the state, the Texas kidney...

2009-06-08 12:31:00

DPC Pledges Support for Kidney Care Partners "Promoting Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care" (PEAK) Program WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) - a national, non-profit, patient-governed organization dedicated to improving quality of life for all dialysis patients - today endorsed the recently launched national health care program "Promoting Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care" (PEAK) Campaign, established by Kidney Care Partners...

2009-03-10 10:00:00

Mourning Joins Florida Renal Coalition, National Kidney Foundation of Florida and Patients to Ask for Access to Medigap Secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients, and to Stress Importance of Education and Awareness for Kidney Disease TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Miami Heat stand-out and NBA Defensive Player of the Year Alonzo Mourning, who is also a kidney transplant recipient, participated in numerous meetings today at the State...

2009-03-02 19:40:00

Satellite's Leading Kidney Disease Researchers to Speak on Treatment Modalities MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, Inc., one of the nation's first and largest providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced that several of its internationally respected chief researchers will present at the 29th Annual Dialysis Conference in Houston, Texas March 8-10.

2008-06-24 18:02:47

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Robert D.

2008-06-19 12:01:06

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a briefing on Capitol Hill today, Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley (#47), offensive lineman Randy Thomas (#77), running back Rock Cartwright (#31) and safety Reed Doughty (#37) were joined by kidney disease patients, family members and caregivers to unveil a national petition of more than 70,000 signatures urging Congress to enact important patient education measures and quality-oriented Medicare program reforms this year to help...

2007-10-09 12:00:41

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WellBound, the first company focused exclusively on providing pre-dialysis wellness education and supporting the full spectrum of self-care dialysis therapies, today announced the opening of its 11th specialized self-care dialysis center.


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