National Quality Forum endorses ultrafiltration measure for dialysis patients

The National Quality Forum has endorsed a new clinical measure focused on improving fluid management for dialysis patients. The measure focuses on safe and adequate fluid removal, and was developed by the Kidney Care Quality Alliance (KCQA), a group founded by Kidney Care Partners (KCP). KCP said it made fluid management a priority because it…

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Kidney Care Partners Lauds Endorsement by National Quality Forum of New Performance Measures That Will Drive Dialysis Care, Better Patient Outcomes

The National Quality Forum (NQF), a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization whose seal of approval is the gold standard for performance measures in the United States, has endorsed the first-ever, facility-level fluid management performance measure to improve patient safety, kidney care quality and patient outcomes for dialysis patients. The measure, which focuses on safe and adequate fluid…

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