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  May 25, 2015
bullet point Man Compares Dialysis Care in U.S. to Northern Ireland (UK National Health Service)
Article from Derry Journal (UK).
bullet point Outset Medical Raises $60 Million for Miniaturized Dialysis Machines
Posting from the Wall Street Journal venture capital blog. Outset Medical web site.

Editor's note: In 2015, this is what a dialysis machine should look like.
bullet point Technical Expert Panel (TEP) Nomination Period Open
(Scroll down page approximately 25%) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with the University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (UM-KECC) to evaluate the potential of including prevalent comorbidities in the Standardized Hospitalization Ratio (SHR) and the Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR) risk adjustment models for end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Nomination period closes June 18.
bullet point Living-Donor Kidney Transplantation: Reducing Financial Barriers to Live Kidney Donation—Recommendations from a Consensus Conference
CJASN Express abstract.
bullet point Article in Press Abstracts from American Journal Of Kidney Diseases:
bullet point The Use of the Early Cannulation Prosthetic Graft (Acuseal™) for Angioaccess for Hemodialysis
Online First abstract from the Journal of Vascular Access.
bullet point Peculiar Histiocytic Lesions With Massive Lanthanum Deposition in Dialysis Patients Treated With Lanthanum Carbonate
Abstract from American Journal of Surgical Pathology.
bullet point Depression Makes Heart Failure Worse
Articles from the BBC and HealthDay. Additional press release on cognitive impairment and heart failure.
bullet point Statins Linked to Diabetes and Complications in Healthy Adults
(Registration required, but free.) Article from Medscape Medical News. Abstract from Journal of General Internal Medicine.
bullet point American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Prevention and Treatment of Hepatitis B Virus Reactivation during Immunosuppressive Drug Therapy
National Guideline Clearinghouse document.
bullet point Northwest Renal Network Merges with HealthInsight ESRD Alliance
bullet point Video from Argentina: The Man and the Dog  (94 seconds — Warning: onions)
bullet point Renal Denervation: Back to Square One
bullet point Drugmakers Funnel Payments to High Prescribing Doctors
Article from Modern Healthcare.
bullet point Study: California's Nurse to Patient Ratio Law Reduces RN Injuries
Article from Nurse.com News.
bullet point Ascension to Raise Minimum Wage to $11 per Hour

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