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2014-02-19 12:28:30

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, February 10, 2014, Affiliated Dialysis Centers, LLC ("ADC") shared its first release of clinical data at the 2014 34(th) Annual Dialysis Conference in Atlanta, GA. Since 2013, ADC has engaged Xelay Acumen, a strategy and medical data analytics firm, to independently lead its data collection and analysis effort. Dr. Alex Yang MD presented the initial results from this health outcomes clinical research study involving ESRD patients who...

2014-02-19 08:32:28

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: OpportunityAnalyzer: Late-Stage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 OpportunityAnalyzer: Late-Stage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 Summary Late-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD), encompassing stage 4 and 5 CKD, is a disease that manifests in a host of co-morbidities. Of these, bone and mineral...

2014-02-18 16:26:41

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DPC Education Center will present the 2014 Willem J. Kolff Award to K. Adu Ntoso, M.D. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The award recognizes a health care professional within the dialysis community who best represents innovation and exceptional patient care. Nominations were encouraged from the extended dialysis community across the United States. Dr. Ntoso was chosen from over forty submissions and will personally accept the...

2014-02-18 04:21:26

African-Americans are about three and a half times more likely to develop kidney failure DENVER, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, is encouraging African-Americans to learn about their risk for kidney disease during Black History Month. Throughout February, African-Americans across the country are paying tribute to generations of challenges and triumphs. Black History Month is also a...

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...


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