Despite inflationary and staffing headwinds, the healthcare industry — and home care in particular — is poised for significant growth, according to a report released Tuesday by business consulting...
Factory-calibrated CGM seems accurate for hemodialysis patients
Jul 15, 2022
Performance of a factory-calibrated continuous glucose monitor evaluated in outpatients receiving intermittent hemodialysis
Outset Medical halts home shipments of dialysis systems
Jun 15, 2022
Outset Medical has paused shipment of its Tablo Hemodialysis System for home use as the Food and Drug Administration reviews recent changes to its original design.
DaVita exec skeptical COVID-19 is receding
May 11, 2022
The chief financial officer for global dialysis provider DaVita Health is throwing cold water on the notion that the COVID-19 pandemic is ending anytime soon.
New partnership taps physicians to improve kidney disease outcomes
Apr 15, 2022
A new partnership between value-based kidney care leader Strive Health and accountable care organization Evolent Care Partners will help physicians in Michigan and North Carolina better manage their patients’...
Three-way merger could change calculus for home dialysis
Mar 23, 2022
A powerhouse merger between three big players in kidney care could be a game-changer for home dialysis.
Patient, provider costs are obstacles to home dialysis, researchers find
Mar 18, 2022
Costs to patients, physicians and dialysis facilities are barriers to home dialysis, according to a team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine.
Advocacy group urges more flexible in-home dialysis rules
Mar 16, 2022
An advocacy group that includes health plans, dialysis equipment companies and the National Kidney Foundation is urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to relax rules regarding home dialysis
Is dialysis a true health equity leader?
Paul Komenda, M.D.
Shaminder Gupta, M.D.
Feb 22, 2022
On its surface, dialysis might look like a model of health equity in the United States. But the way in which chronic kidney disease (CKD) is treated is far from adequate for many.
$265B worth of care for Medicare beneficiaries soon could shift from facilities to home, report finds
Feb 07, 2022
Up to $265 billion worth of care services for Medicare fee-for-service and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries could move from traditional facilities to the home by 2025. This is according to a new report...