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2014-05-13 16:28:05

RIVER EDGE, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, announced today the first commercial use of its hemodiafiltration ("HDF") system in the United States. As announced in a separate press release today, DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita...

2014-05-13 08:31:01

Hemodiafiltration Trial Launches in Colorado Springs DENVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it is now delivering hemodiafiltration treatments to select patients in Colorado Springs as part of a six-month trial program. This marks the first delivery of hemodiafiltration in the United States....

2014-05-12 12:31:13

Patient Pathways, VillageHealth Recognized with National Awards DENVER, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that its approach to integrated care has been recognized with two Dorland Health "Case In Point" Platinum Awards, a unique awards program that recognizes the most successful and innovative case-management programs working to improve...

2014-05-09 13:37:38

American Society of Nephrology More frequent face-to-face physician visits in the month following hospital discharge may help reduce a kidney failure patient's chances of needing to be sent back to the hospital. That's the conclusion of a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The study also found that closer outpatient monitoring of kidney failure patients following hospital discharge could cut health care costs significantly....

2014-05-06 08:35:44

Three DaVita Nurses Make a Difference for Houstonians HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that three of its dialysis nurses made the Houston Chronicle's Top 100 Nurses list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/LA75036LOGO-b DaVita's dialysis nurses are the only dialysis nurses recognized on the list. Judy Geraci, director of clinical...

2014-05-05 16:26:57

DALLAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PCI | HealthDev(TM) (formerly Physicians' Capital Investments®), a leader in medical real estate development and medical investment solutions, is pleased to announce the completion of development and funding of eight renal dialysis center projects leased by either Fresenius Medical Care or DaVita, the kidney care division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. These projects are located in Ankeny, IA; El Paso, TX; Gresham, OR; Las Vegas, NV;...

2014-05-01 23:14:42

Court Rules All Asserted Patent Claims are Invalid Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Catheter Connections, a leading developer of medical devices for the prevention of IV catheter-related bloodstream infections, announced today that the United States District Court for the Southern District of California has ruled that all patent claims asserted by Ivera against Catheter Connections’ DualCap Solo™ are invalid. The Court’s ruling is the final judgment in the case and is in...

2014-05-01 12:32:14

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today RPA joins 14 other kidney organizations to promote changes in kidney care on Capitol Hill. Participants in Kidney Community Advocacy Day represent health professionals and kidney patients and will meet with elected officials and their staff to discuss issues that will improve the treatment and quality of life for millions of Americans: increasing federal investment in kidney research, and extending lifetime immunosuppressive drug...

2014-04-30 08:31:38

DUNDEE, Scotland, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forum uniquely brings together leading family offices and their foundations seeking impact investment, grant-giving, and philanthropy opportunities within health and life sciences (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140430/684401 ) Vascular Flow Technologies Ltd, a medical device company focused on the research, development and commercialisation of vascular devices announced today it has been selected to...

2014-04-29 23:19:08

Catheter Connections Supports Hospitals’ Transition to Safe IV Infection Prevention Alternative Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Catheter Connections, a leading developer of medical devices for the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections, announced today that it won its motion for a preliminary injunction against Ivera Medical Corporation (“Ivera”) for its accused Curos Tips™ (“Tips”), a medical device for the disinfection and protection of male luers...


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