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2014-03-24 12:29:31

Move Comes on Heels of Coalition's 'Strategic Blueprint' for Quality Improvement WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the release of A Strategic Blueprint for Advancing Kidney Care Quality, Kidney Care Partners (KCP) today announced a major quality initiative with formation of the Kidney Care Quality Alliance (KCQA), an organization of community leaders who will develop facility-level quality performance measures for dialysis providers. KCP, the organization...

2014-03-20 08:29:44

Leading Home Dialysis Company Spreads "Green Ribbon" Awareness of the Benefits of Home Hemodialysis LAWRENCE, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To build awareness for National Kidney Month, NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced the first annual National Home Hemodialysis Day taking place today, March 20, 2014. In partnership with local and national kidney patient organizations, NxStage is encouraging the more...

2014-03-19 23:32:47

Number of cases filed in consolidated federal litigation continues to climb as Resource4thePeople’s national network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over allegations of life-threatening side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/Dialysis-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced its latest update for consumers who have been following the progress of lawsuits*...

2014-03-19 23:26:35

Infian, a leading provider of the TIME™ integrated billing and EHR system for the renal industry, today announces easy transition services for dialysis facilities investigating new solutions. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 There are several conditions putting financial pressure on dialysis facilities nationwide. CMS announced reductions to reimbursements and began phasing those in 2014. HIPAA changes have required dialysis centers and physician offices to invest in security and IT upgrades or...

2014-03-19 08:29:42

ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will host its third Central Venous Pathology (CVP) Summit on March 25-27, 2014 at CryoLife's training facility at its corporate headquarters in suburban Atlanta. The Company expects that over 80 physicians and dialysis therapy professionals will attend the CVP Summit. The CVP Summit will be led by...

2014-03-19 08:28:41

DUBLIN, Mar. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x6z6vm/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise International and Chinese Hemodialysis Machine Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Concise International and Chinese Hemodialysis Machine Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global hemodialysis machine industry with a focus on the...

2014-03-18 08:31:30

DENVER, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, celebrates its more than 3,000 social worker and dietitian teammates during the entire month of March. March is National Kidney Month and also marks both National Social Work Month and National Nutrition Month, recognizing the important roles of dietitians and social workers in kidney care. These teammates provide specialized...

2014-03-17 08:29:30

Targeted roll out of innovative dialysis antibacterial hemostat WESTPORT, Conn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TriStar Wellness Solutions(R), Inc. (OTCQB: TWSI), a health and wellness company that targets opportunities in the self-care and professional marketplace, announced that HemCon Medical Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of TWSI, has launched a global initiative to target the hemodialysis market with a new product from the chitosan line of hemostatic and antibacterial...

2014-03-14 08:27:48

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibow Biotech is pleased to announce that March 13, on the occasion of World Kidney Day (worldkidneyday.org), it joined with Apollo Hospital Group (Chennai, India) to honor Dr. Eli A. Friedman, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.A.C.P., with a Lifetime Achievement Award, celebrating his excellence and contribution to the field of nephrology for over five decades, as well as his unbroken record of humanitarianism, impeccable bedside manner, sharp wit...

2014-03-13 23:02:44

Lyfebulb Founder Dr. Hehenberger Reflects On Her Own Kidney Transplant And Encourages Other At-Risk Individuals to be Tested New York, NY (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 In commemoration of World Kidney Day, Dr. Karin Hehenberger and Lyfebulb, a life sciences and living empowerment platform that strives to educate, inspire, and finance cures so individuals with diabetes and other chronic conditions can lead better lives, join the global community to recognize the more than 20 million Americans...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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