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CMS data shows comprehensive, holistic care at DaVita improves patient outcomes DENVER, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita
The constant health education that dialysis patients receive can lead to boredom and noncompliance.
Solar power can help offset high utility costs and make hemodialysis treatments more environmentally friendly.
It has become increasingly clear that patients in the United States are starting dialysis at higher and higher levels of kidney function.
Rodney Sokoloski used to have to drive to the city three times a week to get his dialysis.
A new approach to statistical analysis may be better suited to study the relationship between higher "dose" of dialysis and survival time for patients with advanced kidney disease, according to an upcoming paper in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).
Dialysis takes hours of kidney disease patients' time several days a week, so why not do it at night while sleeping? Overnight dialysis is more convenient for some patients and offers significant benefits over shorter daytime treatments
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and disease (CKD), significantly exceeds national averages with regard to patient quality, as validated by both the Clinical Performance Measures Report published in 2006 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the December 2007 Fistula First Vascular Access Improvement Initiative.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For children with kidney failure who require dialysis, performing it at home at nighttime seems to improve their overall sense of well-being, a study shows.
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