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NKF Publishes Recommendations to Move Thousands of Patients from Dialysis to Transplant

New York, NY—July 27, 2021—The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) releases today a position paper developed by 16 experts in nephrology and transplantation from 13 institutions that plots a path for research and innovation to address the most pressing barriers to kidney transplant access, organ availability, and long-term allograft survival in the United States.  This ambitious agenda […]

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Position Postings for HealthMap Solutions

Company BackgroundHealthMap Solutions is the future of specialty health management, that focuses on progressive diseases, with a particular expertise in kidney health populations. HealthMap uses clinical big data resources and high-powered analytics to power complex specialty health management programs. HealthMap Solutions is a diverse, growing company committed to our clients and our employees. We are […]

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Patients Need Better Education About Kidney Disease, Study Finds

Study published in the National Kidney Foundation’s American Journal of Kidney Diseases May 25 2021 — Kidney patients need better, more relevant education to best participate in the decision-making about their treatment, a new study published in the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD) shows. Titled “Patient Education for Kidney Failure Treatment: A Mixed-methods Study,” investigators, some of […]

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Seeking Referral of Patients with Non-dialysis-dependent CKD and Metabolic Acidosis

To Health Care Professionals: Tricida, Inc. is conducting a randomized, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 clinical research study (VALOR-CKD) of the investigational drug veverimer (TRC101) to evaluate its efficacy and safety in delaying chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression in patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD and metabolic acidosis. Veverimer is an investigational, once-daily, orally administered, non-absorbed polymer drug that […]

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NKF Urges Kidney Patients to Continue Masking, Social Distancing

New York, NY, May 18, 2021 — In light of new CDC masking guidance issued last week indicating that people who are fully vaccinated can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, the National Kidney Foundation urges patients with advanced kidney disease, including transplant and dialysis patients and patients requiring immunosuppression for treatment of kidney disease, to continue masking […]

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Position Postings for HealthMap Solutions

Manager of Clinical Care Services Care Navigator – RN Manager of Clinical Care Services Company BackgroundHealthMap Solutions is the future of specialty health management, that focuses on progressive diseases, with a particular expertise in kidney health populations. HealthMap uses clinical big data resources and high-powered analytics to power complex specialty health management programs. HealthMap Solutions […]

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Many people won’t get a transplant simply because they don’t know how to ask.

April is Donate Life Month. Let us help you start a conversation about living donation.

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NKF Observes National Donate Life Month in April

Siblings Giving the Gift of Life on National Siblings Day New York, NY – April 1, 2021 – April is National Donate Life Month and, Saturday, April 10th is National Siblings Day! The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) celebrates this important month and day by sharing critical information about living kidney donation as well as honoring National Siblings Day by […]

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Debbie Allen Joins NKF Kidney Risk Campaign

Whippany, N.J., – (BUSINESS WIRE) – February 4, 2021 – Bayer and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) today announced that award-winning actress, Debbie Allen, has joined the “Are You the 33%?” national public awareness campaign to focus attention on the increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD), also referred to as kidney disease, in people with type […]

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