Renal dialysis

National Kidney Foundation Statement on the ESRD Treatment Choices Model (ETC) and Policies to Improve Kidney Patient Choice

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:44pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is pleased to support the three linchpin policies of the Advancing American Kidney Health (AAKH) initiative finalized this morning.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is pleased to support the three linchpin policies of the Advancing American Kidney Health (AAKH) initiative finalized this morning.
  • "The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Treatment Choices Model finalized by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) today will dramatically increase the ability of patients to access kidney transplant and home dialysis , which are essential steps toward improving patient centric kidney care.
  • "Kidney transplant is the gold standard treatment for kidney failure for most patients, providing better health outcomes, an improved quality of life, and cost savings when compared to dialysis.
  • The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is the largest, most comprehensive, and longstanding patient-centric organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease in the U.S. For more information about NKF, visit www.kidney.org .

Essential Role of Ultrapure Dialysis Fluid Highlighted on World Patient Safety Day

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:05am
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200916005511/en/
    Fresenius Medical Care today announced the launch of the organizations first World Patient Safety Day initiative to raise awareness of the importance of ultrapure dialysis fluid for developing economies across Asia Pacific.
  • We have chosen World Patient Safety Day to highlight the importance of this issue.
  • These will begin with an online symposium presented on World Patient Safety Day, Does Ultrapure Dialysis Fluid Matter in Hemodialysis?
  • For more information about Ultrapure Dialysis Fluid, please visit: https://bit.ly/3moMk0Q
    The online symposium Does Ultrapure Dialysis Fluid Matter in Hemodialysis?

Dialysis Patient Citizens Commends Introduction of the BETTER Kidney Care Act

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 7:36pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) today applauded introduction of theBETTER Kidney Care Act(H.R.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) today applauded introduction of theBETTER Kidney Care Act(H.R.
  • "We applaud Senators Young and Sinema along with Representatives Blumenauer and Smith for introducing the BETTER Kidney Care Act.
  • "A study released in Health Affairs last week found a much higher survival rate for dialysis patients who participated in care coordination.
  • By establishing a system in which one entity takes responsibility for the overall care of their dialysis patient, theBETTER Kidney Care Actwould help to keep patients healthy, prevent unwanted complications, and reduce overall healthcare costs.

Quanta to Host Expert Perspectives Webinar on Home Dialysis

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

Alcester, Warwickshire, UK, 15 September 2020: Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd (Quanta or the Company), a British medical technology innovation company, today announces that it will be hosting an Expert Perspectives Webinar on home dialysis on Monday 21 September at 4pm BST / 11am EDT.

Key Points: 
  • Alcester, Warwickshire, UK, 15 September 2020: Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd (Quanta or the Company), a British medical technology innovation company, today announces that it will be hosting an Expert Perspectives Webinar on home dialysis on Monday 21 September at 4pm BST / 11am EDT.
  • The presentation will be followed by a live moderated Q&A with the panel and audience by Tina Tan, Executive Editor at FirstWord MedTech.
  • The management team at Quanta Dialysis Technologies will also be available to discuss SC+, its small, simple and versatile haemodialysis system.
  • How quickly will dialysis be adopted routinely in North America?

Quanta to Host Expert Perspectives Webinar on Home Dialysis

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 8:00am

Alcester, Warwickshire, UK, 15 September 2020: Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd (Quanta or the Company), a British medical technology innovation company, today announces that it will be hosting an Expert Perspectives Webinar on home dialysis on Monday 21 September at 4pm BST / 11am EDT.

Key Points: 
  • Alcester, Warwickshire, UK, 15 September 2020: Quanta Dialysis Technologies Ltd (Quanta or the Company), a British medical technology innovation company, today announces that it will be hosting an Expert Perspectives Webinar on home dialysis on Monday 21 September at 4pm BST / 11am EDT.
  • The presentation will be followed by a live moderated Q&A with the panel and audience by Tina Tan, Executive Editor at FirstWord MedTech.
  • The management team at Quanta Dialysis Technologies will also be available to discuss SC+, its small, simple and versatile haemodialysis system.
  • How quickly will dialysis be adopted routinely in North America?

Peritoneal Dialysis Market Size to Reach Revenues of $4.5 Billion by 2025 - Arizton

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

The global peritoneal dialysis (PD) market sizeis expected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during the period 20192025.

Key Points: 
  • The global peritoneal dialysis (PD) market sizeis expected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during the period 20192025.
  • High usage and need for PD solution by patients is the key factors anticipated to drive the growth of the market.
  • The rising COVID-19 cases has increased the adoption of home-based peritoneal dialysis adoption as well as rising CKF prevalence is boosting PD adoption and fueling the market growth.
  • This has increased the PD adoption in the patient population and is boosting the market demand for PD products.

Ellipsys System Offers Greater Patient Eligibility and Reduced Time to Dialysis

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 1:10pm

The Ellipsys System had a technical success rate of 100 percent, and only 27.7 percent of patients required secondary interventions following fistula creation.

Key Points: 
  • The Ellipsys System had a technical success rate of 100 percent, and only 27.7 percent of patients required secondary interventions following fistula creation.
  • Overall, 79.5 percent of Ellipsys patients and 58 percent of WavelinQ patients were able to successfully begin dialysis with their fistula.
  • "For every patient, my goal is to create the best possible dialysis access with the fewest possible interventions," said Dr. Shahverdyan.
  • The company's Ellipsys Vascular Access System is an innovative, ultrasound-guided, single-catheter endoAVF system used to percutaneously create an arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis access.

Rockwell Medical to Host Conference Call and Webcast with Management and Key Opinion Leaders to Discuss Potential Novel Indications for Its FPC Platform

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 1:00pm

The call and webcast will include representatives from Rockwell Medical as well as key opinion leaders (KOLs) Connie Sullivan, B.S.

Key Points: 
  • The call and webcast will include representatives from Rockwell Medical as well as key opinion leaders (KOLs) Connie Sullivan, B.S.
  • (Oxon), Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School and Former Director of the Heart Failure Program at VA Medical Center in Minneapolis.
  • "My charge as CEO is to actualize the potential of our FPC technology, for patients and for shareholders, said Russell Ellison, M.D., M.Sc., President and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell Medical.
  • I believe there is potential for important value creation through the development of the FPC platform to treat medical conditions with unmet clinical needs outside of the hemodialysis setting.

Global Hemodialysis Catheters Market 2020-2024: COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan | Evolving Opportunities with AngioDynamics Inc. and B. Braun Melsungen AG | Technavio

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 11:45pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200908005667/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Hemodialysis Catheters Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Read the 120-page report with TOC on "Hemodialysis Catheters Market Analysis Report by Product (Long-term hemodialysis catheters and Short-term hemodialysis catheters) and Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, and ROW), and the Segment Forecasts, 2020-2024".
  • In addition, the advances in technology are anticipated to boost the growth of the Hemodialysis Catheters Market.
  • The growing prevalence of CKD is expected to increase the demand for dialysis catheters, especially hemodialysis catheters globally.
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG has business operations under various segments such as B. Braun Hospital Care, B. Braun Aesculap, B. Braun Out Patient Market, and B. Braun Avitum.

Dialysis Patient Citizens Applauds Introduction of the Jack Reynolds Medigap Expansion Act

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 8:57pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dialysis Patients Citizens (DPC) today applauded the introduction of the Jack Reynolds Medigap Expansion Act, new legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Cynthia Axne (D-IA-3) in honor of founding DPC Board member and longest serving president Jack Reynolds.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dialysis Patients Citizens (DPC) today applauded the introduction of the Jack Reynolds Medigap Expansion Act, new legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Cynthia Axne (D-IA-3) in honor of founding DPC Board member and longest serving president Jack Reynolds.
  • This bill would expand Medigap coverage for End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients under the age of 65.
  • "We applaud Congresswoman Axne for introducing the Jack Reynolds Medigap Expansion Act, which would greatly improve the lives of thousands of Americans suffering with kidney disease," said DPC Board President Andrew Conkling.
  • Congresswoman Axne's bill is a fitting tribute to the late Jack Reynolds, a lifelong Iowan who was a founding Board member and the longest serving president of Dialysis Patient Citizens.