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‘Advancing American Kidney Health’ Initiative Aims to Transform Care Delivery for Americans with Kidney Disease

Posted on Sep 16, 2019

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CMS Proposes 2020 Policy and Payment Rate Changes for ESRD Facilities, Kidney Care Community Responds

Posted on Sep 15, 2019

On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule (CMS 1713-P) to update payment policies and rates under the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for renal dialysis services furnished to beneficiaries on or after January 1, 2020. This rule also:

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Free Webinar on Hand Hygiene (September 25, 2019)

Posted on Sep 15, 2019

Making Dialysis Safer CoalitionThe Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition will host an educational webinar entitled Making Dialysis Safer for Patients: Innovative Approaches to Hand Hygiene on September 25

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Call for Case Studies for 2020 International Nurses Day Resource

Posted on Sep 15, 2019

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) commemorates this day each year with the production and distribution of the International Nurses' Day (IND) resources and evidence. ICN is requesting submission of case studies for use in their 2020 International Nurses Day resource. Submissions should demonstrate the extraordinary work of nurses in a variety of settings.

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Free Webinar on Human Factors Engineering and Its Application to Dialysis (September 17, 2019)

Posted on Sep 15, 2019

The Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety Initiative will offer an educational webinar entitled Targeting Zero Infections: Human Factors Engineering and Its Application to Dialysis on September 17, 2019 (12:00 noon ET). This complimentary webinar will explore human factors engineering and how it can be applied to your facility.

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