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  Jan. 30, 2015
bullet point Nephrologists Can't Have It Both Ways
Opinion piece from RenalWEB.
bullet point Citing Evidence of Lying, Judge Says Attorney-Client Privilege May Be Pierced in Health Fraud Case (DaVita Whistleblower)
(Registration required, but free.) Article from the Daily Report.

Editor's note: In 2012, DaVita settled a whistleblower suit on ESA use and billing for $55 million.

In October of last year, DaVita settled another whistleblower suit and related claims on physician kickbacks for $400 million. Press release from the U.S. Department of Justice.

This current case is another medication-related whistleblower suit against DaVita. See this 2012 CNN story (10-minute video) on this case when it began.
bullet point Kmart To Pay $102K For Refusing To Hire Dialysis Patient Who Couldn’t Give Urine Sample
Article from the National Law Review.
bullet point Free Issue of Clinical Kidney Journal
The February 2015 issue has 21 full-text articles.
bullet point CJASN Express Abstracts:
bullet point Wearable Devices for Blood Purification: Principles, Miniaturization, and Technical Challenges
Early View abstract from Seminars in Dialysis.
bullet point Dialysis Fluid Endotoxin Level and Mortality in Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Nationwide Cohort Study
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
bullet point Advance Access Abstracts from NDT:
bullet point Cardiovascular Changes Occurring with Occlusion of a Mature Arteriovenous Fistula
Advance Online abstract from the Journal of Vascular Access.
bullet point Effectiveness of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Dialysis Patients with Diabetes: the DIALYDIAB Pilot Study
Abstract from Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice.
bullet point Advancing Renal Education: Hybrid Simulation, Using Simulated Patients to Enhance Realism in Hemodialysis Education
Early View abstract from Journal of Renal Care.
bullet point Longitudinal Relationships of Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity with Kidney Function: Healthy Twin Study
Online First abstract from Clinical and Experimental Nephrology.
bullet point Arterial Flow Regulator Enables Transplantation and Growth of Human Fetal Kidneys in Rats
Early View brief communication from American Journal of Transplantation.
bullet point Can Sugarcane Workers Be Saved With Simple Water and Shade?
Article from National Geographic.
bullet point Need to Improve 'Fragmented' ADPKD Care in Europe: Report
bullet point Baxter's Fourth Quarter Financial Results Exceed Expectations
bullet point Telemedicine & You: Mayo Clinic Expert Explains New Health Care Option, How State and National Policies Can Catch Up
Blog posting from the Mayo Clinic.
bullet point When It Comes To The Health Law And Taxes, Millions May Face Penalties
News summary from Kaiser Health News.
CMS Updates Dialysis Facility Compare Star Ratings Page to Include Disclaimer
CMS Announces Intent to Revisit Some Aspects of EHR Incentive Program
CMS Intends to Shorten Meaningful Use Reporting Period

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