Dialysis

Dysproteinemias and Glomerular Disease

Dysproteinemia or plasma cell dyscrasia (PCD): patient presentation, current and future treatments.

Vascular Disease Contributes to Cognitive Decline in Patients With Kidney Disease

Helping clinicians understand the connection between vascular disease and cognitive decline in kidney patients.

Palliative Care Use Lags Among Minority Patients with ESRD

This analysis presented at Kidney Week found significant differences between the use of palliative care by minority and white patients.

Understanding Patient Engagement Requirements for MACRA, Meaningful Use

A helpful and detailed review of patient engagement requirements related to MIPS and meaningful use.

Also of interest: KN Online's list of general resources and background information on MACRA

Australia: Too Many Doctors, Too Few -- or Both?

The Australian government is assessing undergraduate medical slots: predictions indicate an excess number of doctors in cities, and a shortage in rural areas.

Tamil Nadu Propels Success in Organ Transplantation

Tamil Nadu leads all states in India in organ transplantation, transforming a failed system into a successful one.

National Academy of Medicine Launches Effort to Support Physician Well-Being

"Addressing this problem will require individual, organization and systems-level reform." Victor J. Dzau, MD

 

MACRA Implementation: Key Issues for Next Congress

A look ahead at what the US Congress members and staff may be looking for from MACRA implementation.

Resources for Authors: Writing Well, Navigating Peer Review

Set yourself and your work up for success: tell the story well, and choose the right journal.

Delivering Telemedicine via...Drones?

This project developed by William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine delivers a medical kit -- and link-up to an off-site physician -- via drone.

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