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Shocking Blog Post Forces Debate on the Financial Drain of Dialysis in Japan
Article from The Japan Times.
  Oct. 21, 2016
CEO of DaVita International Division Is Leaving the Company
Article from Denver Business Journal. DaVita stock price chart for last two years.
CMS ESRD Emergency Department Visits Technical Expert Panel (TEP) Conference Call — Today, Fri., Oct. 21
CMS is hosting an ESRD Emergency Department Visits TEP conference call. The agenda and public conference line for this upcoming call is included below and will be posted onto the CMS TEP website.  This meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 21 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET, and is open to the public.

CMS TEP website.

Call-in information
Toll-Free Phone Number: 1-888-296-6500
Guest Code: 965094#

Meeting Agenda
  • 1:00 - 1:20: Draft Measure Specifications
  • 1:20 - 1:30: Exclusion Criteria
  • 1:30 - 1:40: Prevalent Comorbidities
  • 1:40 - 1:55: Analysis Update
  • 1:55 - 2:00: Public Comment Period
If you have any questions, please contact UM-KECC's Jordan Affholter at affjorda@med.umich.edu.

Blood Pressure and Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients: A Systematic Review of an Ongoing Debate
Free, full-text article from Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis.
#CHC16: Hypertension Targets: How Low Should You Go?
Posting from the AJKD blog.
Hemodialysis Time and Kt/V: Less May Be Better
Editorial abstract from Seminars in Dialysis.
Articles in Press Abstracts from Kidney International:
High Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Hemodialysis Patients with Central Sleep Apnea: A Pilot Study
Issue-in-Progress abstract from American Journal of Nephrology.
Role of Low Protein Diet in Management of Different Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease-Practical Aspects
Free, Open Access article from BMC Nephrology.
Re-Evaluation of Re-Hospitalization and Rehabilitation in Renal Research
Early View abstract from Hemodialysis International.
Concurrent Hemoperfusion and Hemodialysis in Patients with Acute Pesticide Intoxication
Issue-in-Progress abstract from Blood Purification.
Second-Generation Antidepressants and Hyponatremia Risk: A Population-Based Cohort Study of Older Adults
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women
Article from HealthDay. CJASN Express abstract.
Black Americans May Have Stronger Immune Response to Infections
Article from HealthDay.
Wound Healing of Critical Limb Ischemia with Tissue Loss in Patients on Hemodialysis
OnlineFirst abstract from Vascular.
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National Progress Toward Hepatitis C Elimination — Georgia, 2015–2016
Salt Guidelines Draw Heavy Backlash
Article from The Hill.
Sleeping With Big Soda: Diabetes and Cardio Organizations Cash In
(Registration required, but free.) Article from Medscape Medical News.
Nurses Celebrate California’s New Regulations to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Settings
Article from National Nurses United.

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