DaVita to further elevate home dialysis care experience with new Baxter technology

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DaVita Kidney Care has announced the expansion of its home kidney care programme to include the HomeChoice Claria Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD) system, enabled by Sharesource remote patient monitoring from Baxter International.

For many patients with kidney failure, choosing a home dialysis treatment option may provide a better quality of life. Peritoneal dialysis (PD), the most popular at-home dialysis treatment, is a needle-free option that replicates natural kidney function.

HomeChoice Claria combines simplified APD with remote patient monitoring, creating a two-way, digital communication stream between patients and their care teams.

Using Baxter’s Sharesource remote patient management platform, it facilitates on-demand access to precise patient data, allowing care teams to proactively manage patient care and make timely therapy decisions.

Maggie Gellens, nephrologist and senior medical director at Baxter says: “It’s critical for health care providers to have visibility into accurate adherence and therapy data.

“Having more patients on Sharesource-enabled systems can help clinicians respond swiftly to potential problems and reduce the need for extra visits to the clinic.”

DaVita to Further Elevate its Home Dialysis Care Experience with New Baxter TechnologyThe system is complemented by DaVita’s connective suite of technologies with platforms like telehealth and home remote monitoring.

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