Career Development

CMS updates open payments data

Today, January 17, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the Open Payments dataset to reflect changes to the data that took place since the last publication on June 30, 2017. The updated dataset is now available for viewing at https://openpaymentsdata.cms.gov/.

ASN Data Bytes: ASN Kidney STARS Program from 2012 to 2017

The goal of the ASN Kidney STARS program is to stimulate interest in nephrology careers by targeting medical students, residents, and graduate students with an interest in nephrology but who have not yet committed to applying to a fellowship. In addition to tailored events and networking opportunities, this program provides travel support, complimentary registration to attend the ASN Annual Meeting at Kidney Week, and complimentary membership to the society.

HHS seeks volunteers for HIPAA administrative simplification optimization project pilot

“The Department of Health and Human Services is running a HIPAA Administrative Simplification Optimization Project Pilot and is currently seeking volunteers to have compliance reviews. The aim of the pilot is to streamline HIPAA compliance reviews for health plans and healthcare clearinghouses.

HHS: How to avoid grant scams

An article from HHS outlines how to avoid grant scams and what to do if you think you have been a victim of a scam.

Why You Should Attend "Targeting Zero Infections": a NTDS Webinar Event on May 23

Dr. Jerry Jackson explains why the upcoming NTDS webinar on May 23, titled "Targeting Zero Infections: Where Do We Begin?”, will be beneficial to you and your practice.

Announcement - Targeting Zero Infections: A NTDS Webinar Event on May 23

On May 23, NTDS will offer the first in its new webinar series. The webinar event will present a case-based approach to strengthening infection prevention strategies with the nephrologist as leader and champion.

Research, Careers and Patient Care: A Conversation with Dr. Nicholas Zwang and Dr. Donald Wesson

Nicholas Zwang, MD was the first recipient of the Donald E. Wesson Research Fellowship. In this podcast, Dr. Zwang and Dr. Wesson discuss the project funded by this fellowship and a wide range of other issues.

Re-Energizing Nephrology: TPD Retreat 2016

The 2016 ASN Training Program Directors’ Retreat focused on new ways to re-energize the specialty and attract trainees to nephrology.

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