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  Aug. 31, 2015
bullet point DaVita to Form Kidney Care Specialty Hospital Chain in China
Press release.

Editor's note: When considering the future of dialysis technology, investing in bricks and mortar is likely the wrong way to go. The stagnant technology approach that has worked so well for DaVita in the U.S.cannot survive much longer.
bullet point Winco Dialysis Chairs Recalled Due to Substandard Fire-Retardant Foam
See the nine recall notices for Winco Mfg., LLC in the FDA Enforcement Report for the week of August 26, 2015.
bullet point The Problematic World of Following a Renal Diet outside the Home
Early View abstract from Journal of Renal Care.
bullet point Free, Full-Text, Advance Access Articles from Clinical Kidney Journal:
bullet point Serum Ferritin Predicts Mortality Regardless of Inflammatory and Nutritional Status in Patients Starting Dialysis: A Prospective Cohort Study
Issue-in-Progress abstract from Blood Purification.
bullet point Trends in Incident Hemodialysis Access and Mortality
Abstract from Journal of Vascular Surgery.
bullet point Articles in Press Abstracts from the Journal of Hospital Infection:
bullet point Where the Sun Shines: Industry's Payments to Transplant Surgeons
Early View abstract from American Journal of Transplantation.
bullet point Vitamin D-Binding Protein in Health and Chronic Kidney Disease
Early View abstract from Seminars in Dialysis.
FDA Warns of Joint Pain Tied to Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
bullet point Cowboy Doctors” and Health Costs
Article from Harvard Magazine.
bullet point New ANA Position Statement: Incivility, Bullying, and Workplace Violence
Press release from the American Nurses Association.
bullet point Suicide-Risk Behaviour Patterns Identified - Study
RPA Comments on 2016 ESRD QIP Proposed Rule
Letter from the Renal Physicians Association.

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