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2014-09-09 12:29:28

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PCI | HealthDev® formerly Physicians' Capital Investments® (the Company), a leader in medical real estate development and medical investment solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Tom Sisung as Director of Business Development in charge of the Company's relationship with Fresenius Medical Care of North America (FMC). Tom will take over the position and duties held by James Turner who will be leading the Company's special...

2014-09-09 08:30:32

Individuals Ride to Raise Awareness of Kidney Disease and Funds for Medical Missions During Three-Day Event DENVER, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, today announced that the eighth annual Tour DaVita® - a three-day, 250-mile bike ride to raise awareness of kidney disease and funds for medical missions in the United States and abroad - will kick off on September 14 at...

2014-09-05 08:24:03

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than two months, several experts in nephrology are slated to present during NRAA's third annual Medical Directors' Workshop and Nephrology Symposium in Chicago, Illinois, October 17 and 18. In joint providership with Cleveland Clinic, this two-day workshop was designed by the NRAA to address the most pressing medical challenges faced by today's dialysis facilities. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/143192 Logo -...

2014-09-04 08:30:11

Speak to Canadians fighting a life-threatening kidney disease TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - While 46-year-old Cheri Barton looks like she is nine months pregnant, she isn't. Cheri has autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), a life-threatening, genetic disease that causes multiple cysts to form on the kidneys, resulting in massive enlargement of the kidneys (up to three to four times their normal size) and can impact the function of surrounding organs, like the...

2014-08-29 23:02:46

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs who suffered catastrophic heart injuries allegedly related to the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The family of a California woman who died from cardiac arrest following a series of dialysis treatments has filed a GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com) that alleges her death was the result of Fresenius Medical Care’s GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis...

2014-08-28 23:02:44

Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced a national partnership with American Medical Technologists (AMT) in an effort to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable condition affecting 31 million Americans. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced a national partnership with American Medical Technologists (AMT) in an effort to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable...

2014-08-25 08:27:42

Patients, nurses and nephrologists nominate their "Nurse Hero" in celebration of Nephrology Nurses Week LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today launched the Nurse Hero Campaign a first-of-its-kind home hemodialysis nurse recognition that honors the dedication and compassion of the nephrology nursing community. Beginning today, patients, nephrologists and fellow nurses can nominate their...

2014-08-23 23:01:21

The Firm is actively filing GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other catastrophic cardiovascular events allegedly due to the use of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com) filings stemming from the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall continue to mount in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S....

2014-08-22 23:06:12

More Than 5,000 Cases Now Being Handled in Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 According to a July 15 article in the Boston Herald, the number of lawsuits involving the use of dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte being heard in two Massachusetts courts now exceeds 5,000, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The plaintiffs allege that the manufacturer of these products, Fresenius Medical Care – which also owns thousands of dialysis clinics across the United States –...

2014-08-21 23:13:21

On August 15, the FDA announced that two lots of Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5% Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II), by Baxter International Inc., are recalled due to the presence of particulate matter. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all...


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