New kidney research initiatives unveiled at Capitol Hill summit

Published by Nephrology News & Issues A recent gathering of health care agencies and kidney care advocacy groups on Capitol Hill helped to launch some new initiatives for improving kidney care in the future. The Congressional Kidney Care Caucus, a group of legislators who have an interest in kidney care issues, hosted the event in…

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Restricting third-party payments discriminates against patients on dialysis

Published by Healio Kidney disease has a frightening way of leveling the playing field – rich, poor, black or white, no one plans for the eventuality of losing the function of an essential organ. Although we know certain demographic groups are affected more frequently than others, for the most part, CKD and kidney failure are…

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