ASN, HHS collaborate to launch KidneyX research effort

Published by Healio The American Society of Nephrology has signed a memorandum of understanding with the HHS to establish the Kidney Innovation Accelerator, also known as KidneyX, research program. Both groups hope that KidneyX will spur the development and commercialization of innovative technologies and therapeutics in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. “By…

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HHS, American Society of Nephrology partner to launch kidney care-focused accelerator

Published by Fierce Healthcare The Department of Health and Human Services is joining forces with the American Society of Nephrology to launch an accelerator for kidney care innovation. The Kidney Innovation Accelerator, or KidneyX, will begin accepting applications for its first round of funding this summer, HHS announced. In addition to providing funding to back new approaches…

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Kidney Care Partners Applauds Department of Health and Human Services’ Launch of ‘KidneyX’ to Accelerate Development of Critically Needed Technologies

Public-private partnership holds tremendous promise toward transforming kidney care; improving the lives of growing number of Americans suffering from disease with no cure  WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition, representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – praised today’s announcement of…

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Kidney Care Partners Spotlights Important Quality Gains in Dialysis Care

Coalition Urges CMS to Improve Approach to Performance Tracking WASHINGTON, DC– Kidney Care Partners (KCP), a multi-stakeholder coalition, including patient groups, physician and nursing organizations, dialysis providers, and manufacturers, today spotlighted data showing significant gains in dialysis quality provided since 2001.The announcement was in response to the federal government’s release of data tied to its Five-Star Program which…

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Under new leadership, Kidney Care Partners tackles clinical, policy issues

Published by Healio Based on its heavy dependence on Medicare funding, kidney care advocates who want to improve clinical pathways must be savvy at understanding the nuances of policy development and funding strategy on Capitol Hill. Kidney Care Partners, an advocacy group composed of kidney care providers, professional and patient associations, manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies, recently…

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