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2014-04-08 12:31:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Renal Physicians Association (RPA) acknowledged the expertise and contributions of Balboa Nephrology Medical Group, Inc., based in San Diego, with its 2014 Exemplary Practice Award during the association's annual meeting, March 20-23, 2014, in Baltimore, Maryland. RPA President Dr. Robert Kossmann recognized the Balboa practice for its excellence in transplant care, home therapies, vascular access placement, clinical...

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...

2013-10-09 16:23:34

Clinical study will investigate benefits of VWING for self-cannulation SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corporation today announced the launch of the SAVE-2 post-market clinical follow-up study. The SAVE-2 study follows the U.S. SAVE study, an IDE pivotal trial that clearly demonstrated the benefits of the VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide in restoring vascular access to hemodialysis patients with uncannulatable and deep arteriovenous fistulae. This robust...

2013-09-11 08:28:33

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Renal Administrator's Association (NRAA), in joint sponsorship with the Cleveland Clinic, is holding a Medical Director Workshop and Nephrology Symposium on Wednesday, September 25 as part of NRAA's 2013 Annual Conference. The workshop and symposium are an integral part of the entire conference, which spans across three days, in Seattle, WA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130911/PH77574LOGO) All nephrology...

2013-08-21 12:26:53

Company's success moves it closer toward launching innovative kidney function monitor ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, as MediBeacon reaches its one-year anniversary, the St. Louis medical device company has made significant progress in developing new technology to transform renal function monitoring practices. The Optical Renal Function Monitor (ORFM) is a noninvasive, real-time kidney function monitoring solution at the bedside with potential broad implications for...

2013-07-09 08:28:20

By Lori Hartwell, CEO, Renal Support Network GLENDALE, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renal Support Network is shocked and dismayed that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed a drastic cut of 12% out of the Medicare ESRD system, which would essentially strip approximately $30 out of the $246 that Medicare currently pays for a 3-4 hour dialysis session. Currently, approximately 85 percent of people rely on this critical Medicare benefit...

2013-02-08 11:42:19

Frequent treatments improve health but increase risks for certain complications Highlights: -Compared with standard dialysis, frequent dialysis can cause complications related to repeated access to the blood. -The findings provide valuable information for dialysis patients and their physicians. -Approximately 2 million patients in the world receive dialysis treatments. Compared with standard dialysis, frequent dialysis can cause complications related to repeated access to the...