UAMS brings patients and medical staff to the design table.: the new clinic building will have more exam rooms to reduce wait times, more private spaces for patient/family consults, and more natural light.
Kevin J Fowler, a recipient of a preemptive kidney transplant, discusses an FDA meeting focused on organ transplant recipients, and his insights regarding the value of the patient voice in improving care.
In April 2015, the the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) was signed into law, repealing the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) physician payment system. In April of 2016, HHS Issued a Proposed Rule. In October of 2016, CMS Issued a Final Rule. Below are some resources to help you understand more about MACRA.
Treatment, research and practice are being profoundly changed by a wide range of technological advances. Below are some resources to help kidney professionals consider the ramifications of this rapidly moving field. Send suggestions for other resources to firstname.lastname@example.org, as well as topics in telehealth you would like to know more about.
Training the next generation of nephrologists is exciting and vital to advancing care for millions of people with kidney diseases. ASN sponsors the Nephrology Match and provides information for applicants and programs here.