Acute Kidney Injury

ASN Kidney Week 2016

ASN Kidney Week 2016: participants from more than 115 countries, coming together to advance care and research.

Improving Dialysis Care: Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety

Stopping infections in dialysis care "will require a transformation in the way we detect and manage infection." 

Nephrology Workforce Report 2016: Key Takeaways

There are several notable data points in this year’s GW report on nephrologist supply. I encourage you to read the executive summary and/or full report, and send your questions or comments to

What Every Small Practice Should Know About MACRA

Nice overview of advantages -- and obstacles -- small practices may face complying with MACRA.

The Medicare Prospective Payment System and Quality Incentive Program

Now that the Final Rule is released, what does it mean?

ASN Data Bytes: 2016 Survey Finds American Physicians in a Sour Mood

ASN Data Science Officer Kurtis Pivert takes a look at a new survey of American physicians: regulatory and administrative pressures are taking a big bite out of the joy of practicing medicine.

ASN on the Hill: Making Gains for Kidney Patients

Some good news out of Washington:  Major gains for kidney patients and nephrologists were proposed Thursday, October 27, by the Senate Finance Committee (SFC). 

MultiCare Physicians in State of Washington Vote to Unionize

Some physicians vote to unionize, voicing a desire for more negotiating authority re patient care.

CMS Issues MACRA Final Rule

The wait is over. ASN's David White introduces you to the Quality Payment Program (QPP), set in motion by Friday's release of the MACRA Final Rule.

Should Lifelong Learning and Patient Care be Competing Interests? Physicians Say No.

A survey and accompanying editorial in Mayo Clinic Proceedings highlights values that physicians believe should not compete: lifelong learning and optimum patient care.