Policy

July 9, 2016

Montana pushes for price transparency in an effort to bring down the cost of care.

June 30, 2016

Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 2, 2016

KHI 4th Annual Stakeholders Meeting (May 2016)

The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) concluded its 4th Annual Stakeholders' Meeting last week. KHI Project Director Melissa West provides an update on KHI's activities and goals.

May 26, 2016

Dr. Clough and Dr. McClellan address possible implications of MACRA for physicians and physician leadership.

May 16, 2016

In September of 2012, ASN and the FDA launched the Kidney Health Initiative:  the kidney disease burden required a focused effort to create more innovation in key areas of research and practice. Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, FASN, is Co-Chair of KHI and answered several questions about this initiative.

May 9, 2016

Representative David Jolly of Florida meets to discuss the Living Donor Protection Act with Kidney Health Advocacy Day volunteers from ASN and AAKP.

ASNAAKP and kidney patients visited Capitol Hill to talk to legislators and staff about the Living Donor Protection Act. What happened?

April 21, 2016

On Thursday, April 21, ASN, AAKP, and kidney patients joined forces on Capitol Hill to promote the Living Donor Protection Act. 

April 19, 2016

On Thursday, April 21, ASN, AAKP, and kidney patients join forces on Capitol Hill to promote the Living Donor Protection Act. Why does this legislation matter?

April 14, 2016

The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) promotes much-needed innovation in kidney care. This dynamic and fast-growing public private partnership brings together key members of the kidney community to identify obstacles to innovation and identify solutions that will foster advances in kidney care. Below are a few of the exciting projects KHI supports; learn more about KHI and how it advances research and treatment here.

Clinical Trial Endpoints and Design

April 13, 2016

Eric Poon, MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine and Chief Health Information Officer at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Poon’s research centers on using health information technology to improve quality of care and patient safety in ambulatory and hospital settings.

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