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2014-05-14 16:28:26

RIVER EDGE, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today that John C. Houghton, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Third Annual Marcum MicroCap Conference in New York on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. EDT....

2014-05-14 16:28:23

RIVER EDGE, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Recent Highlights -- Commenced shipment of our NanoGuard-D and NanoGuard-S ultrafilters -- Extended and...

2014-05-13 16:28:05

RIVER EDGE, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today the first commercial use of its hemodiafiltration ("HDF") system in the United States. As announced in a separate press release today, DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita...

2014-05-13 08:31:01

Hemodiafiltration Trial Launches in Colorado Springs DENVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it is now delivering hemodiafiltration treatments to select patients in Colorado Springs as part of a six-month trial program. This marks the first delivery of hemodiafiltration in the United States....

2014-05-12 12:31:13

Patient Pathways, VillageHealth Recognized with National Awards DENVER, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that its approach to integrated care has been recognized with two Dorland Health "Case In Point" Platinum Awards, a unique awards program that recognizes the most successful and innovative case-management programs working to improve...

2014-05-09 13:37:38

American Society of Nephrology More frequent face-to-face physician visits in the month following hospital discharge may help reduce a kidney failure patient's chances of needing to be sent back to the hospital. That's the conclusion of a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The study also found that closer outpatient monitoring of kidney failure patients following hospital discharge could cut health care costs significantly....

2014-05-07 08:31:43

DELAND, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that DaVita Labs, the diagnostic laboratory servicing both dialysis organizations and physician practices, has implemented molecular diagnostic testing using technology from Roche Diagnostics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO This molecular diagnostic testing will allow DaVita...

2014-05-06 08:35:44

Three DaVita Nurses Make a Difference for Houstonians HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that three of its dialysis nurses made the Houston Chronicle's Top 100 Nurses list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/LA75036LOGO-b DaVita's dialysis nurses are the only dialysis nurses recognized on the list. Judy Geraci, director of clinical...

2014-05-06 08:33:53

PLANO, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that the company has begun marketing the CLEANERXT((TM)) Rotational Thrombectomy System as a new addition to the CLEANER family of dialysis products. With increased power and torque for cleaning wall-adherent thrombus, and the ability to be introduced through a 6 Fr sheath, CLEANERXT combines torque with trackability. Its innovative sinusoidal wire design is radiopaque and conforms to varying lumen...

2014-05-05 16:26:57

DALLAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PCI | HealthDev(TM) (formerly Physicians' Capital Investments®), a leader in medical real estate development and medical investment solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of development and funding of eight renal dialysis center projects leased by either Fresenius Medical Care or DaVita, the kidney care division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. These projects are located in Ankeny, IA; El Paso, TX; Gresham, OR; Las Vegas, NV;...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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