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Monday, January 15

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  Jan. 15, 2018
Police Investigating Impostor Dialysis Nurse in Texas
Article from Longview News-Journal.
Recent Advances in Kidney Transplantation: a Viewpoint from the Descartes Advisory Board
Free, full-text, Advance Article from NDT.
Free, Full-Text Articles from NDT:
Engaging Clinicians and Patients to Assess and Improve Frailty Measurement in Adults with End Stage Renal Disease
Free, Open Access article from BMC Nephrology.
High Frequency of Valganciclovir Underdosing for Cytomegalovirus Prophylaxis after Renal Transplantation
Free, Open Access, Advance Article from Clinical Kidney Journal.
Early View Abstracts from Seminars In Dialysis:
Pre-admission Proteinuria Impacts Risk of Non-recovery after Dialysis-Requiring Acute Kidney Injury
Article in Press abstract from Kidney International.
MKSAP: 65-year-old Man with Chronic Kidney Disease
Posting from the KevinMD blog.
The Flu Shot After a Kidney Transplant
Article from the National Kidney Foundation.
Analysis Shows Lack of Evidence That Wearable Biosensors Improve Patient Outcomes
Press release from Cedars-Sinai.
Omron's Blood Pressure Cuff Built Into a Smartwatch
Conference report from MedGadget.
Nurse Staffing Levels Linked to Patient Satisfaction
Press release from University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Putting Process over Patients Continues to Hurt Healthcare
Posting from the Medical Economics' blog.
January 17 CMS National Call on Dialysis Facility Compare
Notice from the Northwest Renal Network.
MedPAC Votes to Nix Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
Article from Healthcare Finance.
CMS Call January 23 on Transition to Medicare Beneficiary Identifier
News brief from the American Hospital Association.
Kentucky Is First State Granted Approval For Medicaid Work Requirements
Article from Kaiser Health News.


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Fri/Sat, Jan. 12-13

Police Investigating Impostor Dialysis Nurse in Texas
Article from Longview News-Journal.
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Patient Voices: Kidney Disease
Interactive article from The New York Times.
Experts Call for Action to Address Physician Burnout in Nephrology
Press release from the American Society of Nephrology.
Free, Full-Text, CJASN Express Articles:
Mythbusting! Do Nephrologists Really Make Less Money Seeing Home Dialysis Patients?
Posting from the KidneyViews blog.
Young Adults' Perspectives on Living with Kidney Failure: a Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Studies
Free, Open Access article from BMJ Open.
Alport Syndrome Foundation 2018 Request for Proposals
The deadline for submission of a letter of intent is Friday, February 9, 2018 by 5:00 pm Arizona Time/MST.
New AI Technology Significantly Improves Human Kidney Analysis
Press release from Boston University School of Medicine.
DaVita Physician Solutions Makes Its First Big Investment in New Technology from Epic
Press release.
Don't Glorify Epic
Tweet thread started by a Stanford University cardiologist.
Supporting Patients Impacted by Winter's Arctic Blasts and California's Wildfires
Press release from Fresenius Medical Care.
Think About It: Dialysis Delay
Video editorial from Hawaii TV station KFVE.
Effects of Low Protein, and Supplemented Very Low Protein Diets, on Muscle Protein Turnover in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Article in Press abstract and full-text 33-page PDF from Kidney International Reports.
Articles from Nephrology News & Issues:
Does the Future of Organ Transplants Lie in Bioprinting?
Article from Felix Online (UK).
CDC Reports 50% Drop in Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs) since 2008
News brief from AHANews.
The Critical Importance of Wisdom
Posting from the KevinMD blog.
Trump Promised To ‘Liberate’ Americans From Opioid Crisis. But States Say Little Has Been Done.
News summary from Kaiser Health News.
Federal Junk Food Tax Feasible, Study Says
(Registration required, but free.) Article from MedPage Today.
FDA Requires Labeling Changes for Prescription Opioid Cough and Cold Medicines
FDA Drug Safety Communication. Article from HealthDay.
Trump Administration Clears Way To Require Work For Some Medicaid Enrollees
Articles from Kaiser Health News, AP, and The Washington Post. News briefs from AHANews and Healthcare DIVE. CMS press release.
The Rise and Fall of Mandatory Cardiac Bundled Payments
Free, full-text, New Online viewpoint article from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
ACOs Flock to Medicare Shared Savings Program
News brief from Healthcare DIVE.


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Thursday, Jan. 11

Trump Administration Clears Way To Require Work For Some Medicaid Enrollees
Articles from Kaiser Health News, AP, and The Washington Post.
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Organ Transplants Hit an All-Time High in 2017. But It's a Bittersweet Win
Article from TIME.

Learning to See with Two Eyes
News release from Can-SOLVE CKD Network.

Man Found Dead in Closed Illinois Dialysis Center
Article and video from ABC7Chicago.
Jack Black to Help Teens Who Have Kidney Disease Make Memories to Last a Lifetime at RSN's Renal Teen Prom
Press release from Renal Support Network.
Free, Full-Text Articles from Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease:
Combined and Sequential Liver-Kidney Transplantation in Children
Free, First Online, Open Access article from Pediatric Nephrology.
Articles in Press Abstracts from American Journal Of Kidney Diseases:
Long-Term Survivor Characteristics in Hemodialysis Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Nephrology.
Experiences of Living Kidney Donors during the Donation Process
Early View abstract from Journal of Renal Care.
Vaccination Titers Pre-and Posttransplant in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients and the Impact of Immunosuppressive Therapy
First Online abstract from Pediatric Nephrology.
Biofilm Buster Treats Drug-Resistant Infections
Press release from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Fallout From ‘Nuclear Button’ Tweets: Sales Of Anti-Radiation Drug Skyrocket
Article from Kaiser Health News.
Free, Full-Text, Online First Perspective Pieces from the New England Journal Of Medicine:
Internal Document Reveals Trump's Strategy on ObamaCare Changes
Article from The Hill.
MedPAC Meeting Brief for January 11, 2018
(3-page pdf) See page 2 of 3 for upcoming vote on payment recommendations for outpatient dialysis services. Jan. 11-12 meeting agenda.


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Wednesday, Jan. 10

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National Kidney Foundation Appoints Nephrologist-Scientist as New President-Elect
Press release.
Silicon Isn't Just for Computers. IT Can Make a Pretty Good Kidney, Too
Article from WIRED. The Kidney Project web site.
NephMadness After 5 Years: A Recap and Game Plan for the Future
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Reduced Cortical Oxygenation Predicts a Progressive Decline of Renal Function in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Free, full-text, Article in Press from Kidney International.
Early View Abstracts from Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis:
Dialysis Facility Staff Perceptions of Racial, Gender, and Age Disparities in Access to Renal Transplantation
Free, Open Access article from BMC Nephrology.
Direct Acting Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the Kidney Transplant Recipient
Article in Press abstract from Kidney International.
Early View Abstracts from American Journal of Transplantation:
Free, Full-Text Articles from Medscape Nephrology (registration required, but free):
The Treatment of Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Kidney Transplantation: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Online First abstract from Transplantation.
IV Bag Shortage Has Hospitals Scrambling to Treat Flu
Article from STAT.
The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Systemic Inflammatory Disease
Free, full-text article from The BMJ.
Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.
Article from HealthDay.
Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing for HHS Secretary Nominee
News brief from AHANews. Articles from Kaiser Health News, HealthLeaders Media and Internal Medicine News.
Women Survive Crises Better Than Men
Press release from Duke University.
CMS Announces New Payment Model to Improve Quality, Coordination, and Cost-Effectiveness for Both Inpatient and Outpatient Care
Press release.
Study: Nearly Half of Hospital Participants Have Left Bundled Payment Initiative
News brief from AHANews.
CROWNWeb: Registration Is Now Open for the January 23rd Attestation, Ultrafiltration, and Number of Dialysis Sessions Training Event
January 23rd at 2:00 pm ET.
Study: Fewer Hospital Closures in States Expanding Medicaid


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Tuesday, Jan. 9

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  Jan. 9, 2018
Tweet on Dialysis PATIENTS Care Demostration Act Legislation from the Nonprofit Kidney Care Alliance (NKCA)
NKCA web site.
"As nonprofit dialysis providers, we oppose H.R. 4143 http://bit.ly/2AM7bTq  /S. 2065 http://bit.ly/2AMYDM5 , the #DialysisPATIENTSAct, as we feel integrated care should truly be innovative & best for all patients."
Dr. Allen R. Nissenson (Chief Medical Officer at For-Profit DaVita Kidney Care) Takes Helm As New Chair of Kidney Care Partners
Press release.

"Dr. Nissenson succeeds outgoing chairman Dr. Frank Maddux, Chief Medical Officer for Fresenius Medical Care North America, who served from 2015 to the end of 2017."

Editor's note: Here is an editorial by Dr. Nissenson supporting the Dialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act. Here is a web page from Fresenius Medical Care with videos also supporting the Dialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act.

Opposing the PATIENTS Act, see these blog postings from dialysis patients Bill Peckham and Michael Fraase and this press release from the largest non-profit dialysis provider DCI.
KidneyGrub
KidneyTalk podcast from Renal Support Network.
National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2017
(4-page pdf) Publication from the CDC.
Remote Patient Management in Automated Peritoneal Dialysis: A Promising New Tool
Free, full-text article from Peritoneal Dialysis International.
Novel Approaches to Antifungal Therapy
Free, full-text, Early View editorial from American Journal of Transplantation.
Free, Open Access Articles from BMC Nephrology:
January 2018 Issue of Kidney News
(28-page slideshow) Publication from the American Society of Nephrology.
A Comparison of Graft and Patient Outcomes Following Kidney Transplantation in Extended Hour and Conventional Hemodialysis Patients
Accepted Article abstract from Nephrology.
Fungal Peritonitis in the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease (SCOPE) Collaborative
First Online abstract from Pediatric Nephrology.
An Exercise Program Provides Mobility Benefits to All Seniors
Press release from the American College of Physicians. Latest Article abstract, editorial extract, and free Summary for Patients from Annals of Internal Medicine.
Fewer of America's Poor Kids Are Becoming Obese
Article from HealthDay.
Implant Containing Living Pancreatic Cells Controls Blood Sugar Without Insulin Injections
Article from MedGadget.
Researchers Develop World's Smallest Wearable Device
US Childhood Mortality Rates Have Lagged behind Other Wealthy Nations for the Past 50 Years
Press release from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Higher Stress Among Minority and Low-Income Populations Can Lead to Health Disparities, Says Report
Press release from American Psychological Association.
The Electronic Health Record as Practice-Improvement Coach
Free, full-text, New Online commentary from JAMA Internal Medicine.
Endocrine Society Celebrates Expanded Access to Diabetes Technology for Medicare Beneficiaries
Press release.


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Monday, Jan. 8

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  Jan. 8, 2018
10th World Transplant Winter Games
Jan. 7-12, 2018 in Anzère-Arbaz, Switzerland.
Free, Full-Text Articles from Clinical Journal of the American Society Of Nephrology:
The European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Registry Annual Report 2015: A Summary
Free, full-text, Advance Article from Clinical Kidney Journal.
Old Friends: Maintaining the Physician-Patient Connection in the 21st Century
Free, full-text, Article in Press from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Women and Kidney Diseases: Questions Unanswered and Answers Unquestioned
(21-page pdf) Free, full-text, Article in Press from Kidney International Reports.
Bowel Health in Chronic Kidney Disease: Patient Perceptions Differ from Clinical Definitions
Early View abstract from Journal of Renal Care.
A User-Friendly Tool for Incremental Hemodialysis Prescription
Advance Article abstract from NDT.
Early View Abstracts from Seminars In Dialysis:
Prognostic Value of High-Sensitivity Versus Conventional Cardiac Troponin T Assays Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Full-Text Articles from Renal Failure:
Assessment of the Association between Increasing Membrane Pore Size and Endotoxin Permeability Using a Novel Experimental Dialysis Simulation Setup
Free, Open Access article from BMC Nephrology.
Clinical and Prognostic Usefulness of Soluble Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor in Hemodialysis Patients
Free, First Online, Open Access article from International Urology and Nephrology.
Reduction in Anastomotic Flow Disturbance within a Modified End to Side Arteriovenous Fistula Configuration: Results of a Computational Flow Dynamic Model
Accepted Article abstract from Nephrology.
Last Month in Nephrology
January 2018 list.
Diabetes Shouldn't Bankrupt You
Opinion piece from The New York Times.

Israeili Mastermind behind Organ Trafficking Ring Is Arrested in Cyprus
Article from Deutsche Welle.

Care Suffers As More Nursing Homes Feed Money Into Corporate Webs
Article from Kaiser Health News.
 


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Fri/Sat, Jan. 5-6

Diabetes Shouldn't Bankrupt You
Opinion piece from The New York Times.

Israeili Mastermind behind Organ Trafficking Ring Is Arrested in Cyprus
Article from Deutsche Welle.

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ANNA Joins Initiative to Enhance Infection Control Education for Nurses
The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is partnering with the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to train nurses in infection prevention and control.
ANNA Announces National Election Results
Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNS, CNN, of Doylestown, PA, was elected to serve as ANNA President-Elect.
Articles from Nephrology News & Issues:
Is There a PBM Mafia?
Posting from the KevinMD blog.

"Most PBM (pharmacy benefit manager) decision makers have absolutely NO medical training and have no idea how or why a particular therapy works. They are simply there to manage cost — and to fatten their own wallets during the process."

Editor's note: Doesn't this perfectly describe mid-level management at some for-profit dialysis providers?
Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Update on Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico, and Continued Efforts to Mitigate IV Saline and Amino Acid Drug Shortages
FDA Statement.
My Network: What To Do If I Have a Grievance
(2-page pdf) Information from the Heartland Kidney Network (Network 12 of the National Forum of ESRD Networks).
Study Demonstrates Real-World Safety, Effectiveness of Biosimilar Epoetin Alfa for Renal Anemia
News release from The Center for Biosimilars.
Barriers to Peritoneal Dialysis in Aboriginal Patients
Free, full-text article from Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease.
Risk of Cardiovascular Mortality Predicted by the Serum Calcium Level and Calcification Score at the Initiation of Dialysis
Free, First Online, Open Access article from Clinical and Experimental Nephrology.
Vancomycin Dosing in Chronic High Flux Hemodialysis — a Systematic Review
Article in Press from International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.
Peritoneal Dialysis Education: Challenges and Innovation
Early View abstract from Seminars in Dialysis.
Immune Check Point Inhibitors and Renal Transplant: The Saga Continues with More Twists and Turns
Posting from the NephronPower blog.
Children with Chronic Illness Often Show Signs of Mental Health Problems
Press release from University of Waterloo.
People Who Sleep Less Than 8 Hours a Night More Likely to Suffer From Depression, Anxiety
Press release from Binghamton University.
Diabetics May Often Fare Poorly in Hospice Care
Article from HealthDay.
LogistiCare (Medical Transportation Company) Sets New Record in Fundraising for Kidney Disease Patients
Press release.
Kidney Week On-Demand 2017
(Password required) Sessions and presentations from the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology.
Proximity Tags Emit Radio Waves to Monitor Heart, Lungs, Blood Pressure
CDC Schedules Briefing on Preparing for Nuclear Detonation
Article from The Hill.
Advocacy Groups Slam HHS Nominee Azar Ahead of Committee Hearing Next Week
News brief from Healthcare DIVE.
Center Alerts Health Care Field to New Cyber Vulnerabilities
News brief from AHANews.
Senate Passes VETS Act, Would Enable VA Providers to Offer Telehealth across State Lines
Article from Healthcare IT News.
Trump Administration Proposes New Association Health Plans Rule
Article from HealthLeaders Media. Posting from Health Affairs blog.
Richard Lehman: Sharing Medicine-Negative Capability
Posting from The BMJ blogs.
How to Read and Understand a Scientific Paper: a Guide for Nonscientists
2013 posting by Jennifer Raff.
Medicare Learning Network Event on ESRD QIP: Final Rule for CY 2018 Call
Scheduled for January 23, 1:30 to 3 pm ET. Registration now open.

Spark Sets Precedent with Outcomes Models, $850 K Gene Therapy Price Tag
News brief from Healthcare DIVE.

"Beyond these agreements, Spark has discussed with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a proposal allowing the company to offer payers the option to spread payments over multiple years in a payment-plan type model. Current government price reporting requirements do not allow for payment models of this type, but Spark is hoping to change the paradigm."



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Thursday, Jan. 4

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In a Turf Battle for Organs, a Policy Review Rattles the National Transplant System
Article and video from Los Angeles Times.
Top Ten AJKD Blog Posts of 2017
Postings on American Journal of Kidney Disease articles.
Hawaii Looks To Clear A Backlog Of Dialysis Center Inspections
Article from Honolulu Civil Beat.
Peritoneal Protein Losses Depend on More Than Just Peritoneal Dialysis Modality and Peritoneal Membrane Transporter Status
Early View abstract from Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis.
Nondepressive Psychosocial Factors and CKD Outcomes in Black Americans
CJASN Express abstract.
Early View Abstracts from Seminars In Dialysis:
Patterns of Kidney Function Decline in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: A Post Hoc Analysis From the HALT-PKD Trials
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Free, Full-Text Articles from Renal Failure:
Marijuana Use and Renal Function Among US Adults
Article in Press abstract from the American Journal of Medicine.
An Important Finding toward Safe Xenotransplantation - Using CRISPR-Cas9 To Inactivate Porcine Endogenous Retroviruses
Article from the European Nephrology Portal.
Why Puerto Rico's Death Toll from Hurricane Maria Is so Much Higher Than Officials Thought
Article from The Conversation.
Ethics of Xenotransplantation
Article from Mathrubhumi.
Massachusetts Named Healthiest State for 2017
Article from Internal Medicine News. 2017 annual report from United Health Foundation on America's Health Rankings®.
Dash Ranked Best Diet Overall for Eighth Year in a Row by U.S. News and World Report
Press release from the National Institutes of Health.
Drop in US Life Expectancy Is an 'Indictment of the American Health Care System'
Article from STAT.
High Praise: Pot Churches Proliferate As States Ease Access To Marijuana
Article from Kaiser Health News.
PTAC Approves RPA Incident ESRD Alternate Payment Model
Article from Nephrology News & Issues. The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) voted to recommend to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services that CMS implement the Renal Physicians Association's proposal (22-page pdf).
White House Greenlights CMS' Crackdown on Medicare Advantage Plans
Article from Modern Healthcare.

CMS: Providers Can Text, Just Not Medical Orders



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Wednesday, Jan. 3

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  Jan. 3, 2018
The Water Froze at Our (Texas) Clinic — We Are Being Told to Go Home
Facebook posting from Dialysis Discussion Uncensored regarding a Grand Prairie, Texas dialysis clinic.
Criminal Probe Targets San Francisco's Kaiser Foundation Hospital Following Death of Elderly Patient
Video and article from NBC Bay Area.

"When the nurse pulled back the blanket, Tran and his sister saw a pool of blood had formed and that the line from the dialysis machine had become disconnected. Quach died two days later."
Racial, Ethnic Disparities Persist for Patients in Receiving Kidney Transplants from Live Donors
Press release, abstract, and editorial extract from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
OPTN/SRTR Annual Data Report 2016
Ten free, full-text articles including OPTN/SRTR 2016 Annual Data Report: Kidney in Issue Supplement S1 from American Journal of Transplantation.

This Annual Data Report of the US Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) and the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) is the twenty-sixth annual report and is based on data pertaining to the period 2005-2016.
Abstracts from the American Society of Transplant Surgeons: 18th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium
(87-page pdf) Feature in Issue Supplement 2 from the American Journal of Transplantation.
Antibody Mediated Rejection: New Approaches in Prevention and Management
Free, full-text article in Issue Supplement 3 from American Journal of Transplantation.
Should We Eat More Potassium To Better Control Blood Pressure in Hypertension?
Advance Article abstract from NDT.
Fibrotic Venous Remodeling and Nonmaturation of Arteriovenous Fistulas
JASN Express abstract.
Medication Therapy Management after Hospitalization in CKD — A Randomized Clinical Trial
CJASN Express abstract.
A Systematic Review on the Efficacy and Safety of PA21 Versus Sevelamer in Dialysis Patients
First Online abstract from International Urology and Nephrology.
Trends in Early Hospital Readmission after Kidney Transplantation, 2002 to 2014: a Population-based Multi-center Cohort Study
Online First abstract from Transplantation.
Free, Open Access Articles from BMC Critical Care:
Alport Syndrome 2017 Year in Review
Posting from Nephrology Journal Club.
Blacks' High Diabetes Risk Driven by Obesity, Not Mystery
Press release from Northwestern University.
Abstracts from JAMA Internal Medicine:
Review Lays out Recommendations, Calls for Research to Improve Post-Hospitalization Sepsis Outcomes
Press release from Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. Free, full-text JAMA Patient Page and related abstract the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Can This Biochemist Bypass Organ Donors?
Article from The Thread.
RenalGuard System Demonstrates Promising Results from First-in-Man Studies to Evaluate Technology for Heart Failure Patients
Drugmaker (Fresenius SE) Warned Again for Ignoring Bad Quality Tests
Confirmation Hearing for Trump's Health Secretary Pick Scheduled for Next Week
Article from The Hill.
Restasis: Why US Consumers Paid Billions for Drug Deemed Ineffective in Other Countries
Press release from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.
Selling Patents to Indian Tribes to Delay the Market Entry of Generic Drugs
Free, full-text, New Online viewpoint article from JAMA Internal Medicine.
Drugmakers Raise 2018 US Prices, Stick to Self-Imposed Limits
Article from Reuters.
Articles from Kaiser Health News:
CMS Launches Data Submission System for Clinicians in the Quality Payment Program
Press release.
CROWNWeb: January Newsletter Now Available


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Tuesday, Jan. 2

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Top 100 Nephrology Papers Read in 2017
List from Read by QxMD.
Top 2017 Articles from American Journal of Transplantation
Free access to ten articles.
Particulate Matter Air Pollution and the Risk of Incident CKD and Progression to ESRD
Free, Open Access article from the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Free, Open Access Articles from BMC Nephrology:
Case Series of 3 Patients Diagnosed With Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Successfully Treated With Steroids, Plasmapheresis, and Rituximab
Free, Open Access article from Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease.
Effects of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients: a Longitudinal Study
First Online abstract from Pediatric Nephrology.
Leading Romanian Transplant Surgeon Accused of Embezzlement
Article from Balkan Insight.
Articles from The Hill:
'No One Is Coming': Hospice Patients Abandoned At Death's Door
Investigative article from Kaiser Health News.
Medicaid is GOP Target in 2018
Article from The Hill.


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