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2014-02-17 04:22:35

Signs agreement to treat half the dialysis patients currently under care of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it has signed a major tender from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health to treat half of the approximately 10,000 dialysis patients currently under the Ministry's care. (Photo:...

2014-02-14 11:17:16

More frequent and longer dialysis sessions lead to higher live birth rates with few complications Intensive dialysis treatments in pregnant women with kidney failure lead to a higher proportion of live births than standard dialysis care, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that more frequent and longer dialysis sessions should be considered for dialysis patients of childbearing age who want to...

2014-02-14 04:22:56

National Donor Day Spreads the Word About Organ Donation on February 14 DENVER, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, recognizes National Donor Day, February 14, and wishes to raise awareness for the tens of thousands of individuals awaiting a kidney transplant. National Donor Day raises awareness about the importance of organ donation. When kidneys are failing, a...

2014-02-13 23:25:23

"The average dialysis nurse working in the United States of America salary is $70,636 per year," according to a newly released study published by the online publication, http://nursing100.com/dialysis-nurse. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The data also showed the lowest 10 percent of nurses specializing in this sub-specialty earn about $52,158 per year, while the highest 10 percent earn an average of $90,459 per year. “Where you work and where your employer is located...

2014-02-12 23:00:49

The Firm is evaluating GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other life-threatening heart events within 72 hours of a dialysis treatment with GranuFlo or NaturaLyte dialysis drugs. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Dialysis patients who allegedly suffered life-threatening heart events following administration of GranuFlo or NaturaLyte dialysis drugs continue to file GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/)...

2014-02-11 16:25:24

DENVER, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Income for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 and adjusted income for the year ended December 31, 2013 from continuing operations attributable to DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. was $212.3 million and $817.6 million, or $0.99 per share and $3.81 per share, respectively. Adjusted income from continuing operations attributable to DaVita...

2014-02-11 12:27:30

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qbctkj/dialysis_market ) has announced the addition of the "Dialysis Market by Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis & End Users - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global market has been segmented into two broad segments, namely, hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD). The hemodialysis segment is...

2014-02-07 12:58:48

Patients who experience abrupt kidney injury following surgery have an increased risk of later developing heart problems, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that properly treating and monitoring patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) could help protect their heart health. AKI, an sudden decline in kidney function, is an increasingly prevalent and potentially serious condition in hospitalized...

2014-02-06 23:03:56

After Signing Second Lease, DaVita Will Provide Home Dialysis Training Services in Addition to Outpatient Dialysis at Award-Winning Pavilion A on the Silver Cross Campus Denver and New Lenox, Ill. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 DaVita, Inc., a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, has signed a second lease in Pavilion A on the Silver Cross Hospital campus in southwest Chicago. NexCore Group developed, leases and manages the 182,000 square foot Pavilion A, the largest outpatient...

2014-02-06 16:27:53

Leading home dialysis company announces new patient outreach campaign aimed at increasing awareness of home hemodialysis among ESRD patients ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced from the Annual Dialysis Conference (ADC) in Atlanta, Georgia (booth #411) the introduction of a new patient outreach campaign, NxStage Plus One. This campaign aims to increase awareness of home...


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