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Growing Nephrology Nursing Workforce Crisis Demands Policy Attention

A perfect storm of external and internal factors has combined to worsen an already dire nursing shortage nationwide, particularly in the field of nephrology: a rapidly aging population and workforce, increased levels of burnout among nurses, and the overall impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The situation has become a crisis for our nation’s healthcare community….

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This World Kidney Day, Kidney Care Partners Remains Committed to Ensuring Access to Quality Kidney Care and Prevention Resources

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 – marked World Kidney Day to emphasize its key policy objectives to improve workforce development, drive kidney care innovation, support disease prevention, and restore statutory protections for patients living with…

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The medical ‘heroes’ who help save the lives of kidney-dialysis patients when massive storms hit the US

On Christmas Day 2022, while most residents in upstate New York were getting ready to enjoy the festivities, Michael Sloma was on a mercy mission to save a life. The region was still reeling from a once-in-a-century blizzard that had left dozens of people dead, and Sloma was determined that a woman who needed dialysis wasn’t going…

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