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2013-09-19 12:28:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners' PEAK (Performance Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care) quality improvement initiative spurred a 25 percent reduction in mortality rates for dialysis patients in the first 90 days of treatment and a nearly 14 percent reduction during the first year, according to an analysis of data prepared by Brown University*. Launched in 2009, the PEAK Campaign was a voluntary community initiative designed to...

2013-09-19 12:28:44

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN) will release the results for its fourth quarter ended July 31, 2013 on Thursday, September 26 before the market opens, and hold a conference call to discuss the results at 11:00 AM EDT. Participating in the call will be Charles M. Diker, Chairman; Andrew A. Krakauer, President and CEO; Jorgen B. Hansen, Executive Vice President and COO; Craig A. Sheldon, Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer; and...

2013-09-17 23:33:18

Kidney Function Restoration Program created by Robert Galarowicz is a new book that teaches people how to improve kidney function, and how to lower creatinine levels rapidly. A full Kidney Function Restoration Program overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Kidney Function Restoration Program created by Robert Galarowicz is a new natural treatment book that provides people with natural remedies for improving their renal...

2013-09-17 20:21:14

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now in its 11th year of providing a voice for people who have kidney disease and are passionate about writing, Renal Support Network (RSN) announces the winners of its Annual Essay Contest. This year's theme was "Provide an example of how you became an active participant in your care." Entrants needed to meet only one qualification-- to have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Essays were submitted from patients all...

2013-09-16 16:24:20

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corp. today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) market clearance for its patented VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide which has been shown to enable vascular access to arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) for patients undergoing hemodialysis. Kidney failure affects millions of people worldwide, and hemodialysis via an autologous arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the global gold standard for patients...

2013-09-12 08:30:40

System One provides riders flexibility to dialyze during three-day biking event LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that three NxStage System One home hemodialysis patients and four NxStage managers are participating in the 2013 Tour DaVita. Now in its seventh year, this year's event is a three-day, 220 mile bike ride through South Carolina starting on...

2013-09-10 23:27:21

Approval of This Novel Phosphate Binder Will Be a Major Milestone for the Company Cary, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 BioLink Life Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical innovator, announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its New Drug Application for PiLo™ (calcium succinate capsules) for review. PiLo™ is the Company's patented phosphate binder for the treatment of elevated blood phosphate in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). Upon...

2013-09-10 23:00:28

The Firm is investigating GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who suffered sudden and serious heart problems related to the GranuFlo recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.granuflodialysislawsuits.com/) claims filed in the wake of last year’s recall of Fresenius Medical Care’s GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs continue to mount in state and federal courts around the country,...

2013-09-09 16:24:34

- Patients, physicians and the public are invited to tour the facility on September 10 PHOENIX, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DSI Renal, a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, announced today that its DSI Northeast Phoenix Dialysis center will host a Community Open House on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, from 11:00am to 2:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm. Dialysis patients, their families and physicians in the northeast Phoenix and...

2013-09-04 16:27:54

LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that it submitted public comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its Proposed Rule for the Changes to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System for 2014. NxStage's comments urge for CMS to correct the current insufficient and inequitable payments for home hemodialysis (HHD)...