Tag: kidney care

Ascend Clinical chooses “category leaders” to advance renal care with AI

Ascend Clinical claims to have become the first customer to leverage an artificial intelligence (AI) solution with deep learning models—provided by SambaNova Systems and...

Charmaine Lok

Equally at home on the ward seeing patients, at study sites conducting research, and travelling the world for voluntary medical missions, Charmaine Lok has...

Fresenius becomes latest company to join new CMS kidney care payment...

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) has become the latest company to announce partnerships with nephrology providers via the new Kidney Care Choices (KCC)...

Fresenius launches specialised mobile app to support renal nurses in Asia...

Fresenius Medical Care has announced the launch of Carrie, a custom-built mobile application intended to connect, inform and support Fresenius Kidney Care nurses and...

DaVita announces its North American operations are now powered by 100%...

DaVita has recently become the first kidney care provider to completely power its North American operations with renewable energy, according to a press release...

Video-based telemedicine used to facilitate care across all kidney disease stages

Video-based telemedicine is used to facilitate care across all stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and has evolved in recent years to be less...

ASN Kidney Week: High-impact clinical trials yield results with capacity to...

The results of several high-impact clinical trials with the potential to impact kidney-related medical care in the future were presented at this year’s American...

CMS takes “decisive steps” to reduce healthcare disparities among kidney disease...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to close health equity gaps by providing Medicare patients living with end-stage renal...

Journey Biosciences announces company launch, introduces NaviDKD screening technology for diabetes-related...

Journey Biosciences—a biotechnology company with a proactive diagnostic screening technology for high-risk kidney complications associated with diabetes, has announced its company launch, and the...

Fresenius Medical Care North America announces three key clinical leadership appointments

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) has announced three key clinical leadership appointments to help drive priorities, including improving patient outcomes, adopting connected health technologies...

DaVita Kidney Care marks Nephrology Nurses Week with new chief nursing...

DaVita Kidney Care has marked Nephrology Nurses Week by announcing the appointment of Tina Livaudais as its chief nursing officer (CNO). Livaudais most recently...
evergreen nephrology

Rubicon Founders launches Evergreen Nephrology with intent to “transform” kidney care

Rubicon Founders has announced the launch of Evergreen Nephrology—a company partnering with nephrologists to transform kidney care, according to a press release. Evergreen is...
PROPr kidney failure score

New scoring system measures health-related quality of life in kidney failure...

Results from a new study support the validity of a score that considers various patient-reported measures and preferences for assessing health-related quality of life,...

Virtual support groups create community for DaVita home dialysis patients

DaVita Kidney Care has launched virtual support groups through DaVita Care Connect, a mobile health platform designed for home dialysis patients, which the company...
geko device

Novel device reduces swelling and surgical site infection after kidney transplantation

Researchers from the Lawson Health Research Institute at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) in London, Canada have reported that a simple medical device reduced...
cricket health kidney disease care

Cricket Health announces new kidney care programme for late-stage CKD and...

Cricket Health has announced a new kidney care programme specifically designed for late-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients enrolled...