Dialysis

CHRONIC Care Act Introduced in Senate

The CHRONIC Care Act introduced recently to the Senate, if enacted, will permit dialysis patients to use telehealth services from their home - the first Medicare patients allowed to do so.

A Portrait in Gray: What Does an Older STEM Workforce Mean for the Future of Research?

An examination into potential effects of an older workforce on academic research by Kurtis Pivert, ASN"s Data Science Officer.

Possible Effects of the Travel Ban on Nephrology

ASN's David White breaks down how the Trump administration travel ban and subsequent court battles may have an effect on the future of the nephrology workforce.

ASN Data Bytes: Academics Offer Diverging Opinions on Nephrology Procedures

A recent ASN Flash Poll found differing opinions among academic nephrologists over procedures, specifically catheter placements and kidney biopsies. Stewart Lecker, MD, PhD, on behalf of the ASN Workforce and Training Committee, developed the survey to capture current perspectives on procedural competence among training program directors (TPDs), associate TPDs (APDs), and division chiefs.

Following the Trail of the Affordable Care Act Debate: Part 4

Tax credits, Medicaid expansion, 5 principles outlined by the president -- Zach Cahill and David White keep you informed.

Virtual Reality as a Tool for Engaging Students in STEM

"Engagement hinges upon authenticity."

Following the Trail of the Affordable Care Act Debate: Part 3

In this week's update, Zach Cahill and David White of ASN take a look at potential changes affecting patients with preexisting conditions, as well as health savings accounts, and tax credits.

Improving Care for Children on Dialysis

Alicia Neu, MD and Bradley Warady, MD take a look at the SCOPE study and how it might help dialysis centers Target Zero Infections.

Improving Care and Building Communities: An Interview with Nephrologists Fahim and Naeem Rahim

Kidney News Online begins a series of interviews with nephrologists who trained in the United States as International Medical Graduates (IMGs). To launch this series, we turn to two brothers, Fahim and Naeem Rahim, nephrologists who have changed the landscape for kidney patients in southeastern Idaho.

Following the Trail of the Affordable Care Act Debate

Repeal, replace, repair? ASN provides an update on the Affordable Care Act debate.

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