Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 14:35 EDT

Latest DPC Stories

2014-03-10 08:29:11

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DPC Education Center will honor Former United States Senator John Culver at its Inaugural Gala on March 11, 2014. "Senator Culver came to Washington, DC to fight for a better and more just society," said Nancy L. Scott, the DPC Education Center Board President. "We are honored to recognize his many years of dedicated public service and very much appreciate his efforts to increase public awareness of kidney disease."...

2013-11-13 08:33:34

ROSELAND, N.J., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DPC DATA Inc. announced today that Michael A. Ruvo has resigned from the company. "Michael did a great job for DPC DATA," said Peter J. Schmitt, Chairman and CEO, who will take back the title of President on an interim basis. "In his 10 years with the company, six as President, Michael helped make DPC DATA the leader in providing integrated regulatory disclosure data and in-depth news to the municipal bond market. However, as happens in...

2013-08-29 16:25:02

Identifies vulnerabilities of dialysis patient anemia management WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens' (DPC) Annual Membership Survey, conducted in June by global market research firm Ipsos, found that hemoglobin values appear to be stabilizing for a majority of its members over the past year at an average of 10.3 g/dL. However, 22 percent of survey respondents had lower hemoglobin values this year than last. This is of concern because 20...

2013-03-06 16:26:16

Dialysis Patient Citizens, DPC Education Center and the Shad Ireland Foundation Combine Efforts to Improve Patient Quality of Life WASHINGTON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC), the DPC Education Center and the Shad Ireland Foundation (SIF) are proud to announce a new partnership effort aimed at empowering dialysis patients and improving patient quality of life. Under this new partnership, the organizations will collaborate on innovative and...

2013-02-01 16:22:30

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) announced today that it has completed the sale of DuPont Performance Coatings (DPC) for $4.9 billion in cash (about $4.0 billion after-tax) and the assumption of certain liabilities to global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group. DPC is a global supplier of vehicle and industrial coating systems. "We intend to use a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the DPC business to buy back $1 billion of the company's common...

2012-12-10 16:23:09

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens issued the following statement in response to today's release of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report entitled "End-Stage Renal Disease: Reduction in Drug Utilization Suggests Bundled Payment Rate is Too High": "Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) is extremely concerned by the GAO's findings of an apparent decline in drug utilization for dialysis patients, but urges restraint and careful consideration...

2012-09-18 06:29:02

DPC Urges Swift Passage of Bill to Extend Drug Coverage for Transplant Patients WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a recent survey of Dialysis Patient Citizens' (DPC) kidney disease patient membership highlights the strong need for swift Congressional action on the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2011 (H.R. 2969/S.1454). The survey data released today reinforces concerns that many dialysis patients are not...

2012-09-12 06:31:26

Encouraging Results Show High Level of Satisfaction with Dialysis Care WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) released the first data in a series of results from a recent survey of its kidney disease patient membership. The encouraging data highlights a high level of patient satisfaction with the care provided by dialysis facilities. When patients were asked, How would you rate the quality of care you currently receive at your...

2009-06-08 12:31:00

DPC Pledges Support for Kidney Care Partners "Promoting Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care" (PEAK) Program WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) - a national, non-profit, patient-governed organization dedicated to improving quality of life for all dialysis patients - today endorsed the recently launched national health care program "Promoting Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care" (PEAK) Campaign, established by Kidney Care Partners...