Geriatric Nephrology

ASN Joins Medical Groups to Unite in Support of Science

ASN has joined and embraced the call of peer medical societies to advocate for the non-partisan use of science and the open and unfettered dissemination of scientific evidence and studies.

Outside ASN: Updates to HIPAA Suggested (HIPAA Journal)

“The American Medical Informatics Association [AMIA] has suggested now is the time to update the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to make sure the legislation fits today’s connected world”.

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.

JASN - Gene Editing: Powerful New Tools for Nephrology Research and Therapy

In the October 2016 issue of JASN the following article was published focused on new technology, especially the CRISPR/Cas system, and how it may be used for nephrology research and therapy.

Abstract Submission Window for ASN Kidney Week Now Open

Abstract submissions for ASN’s Kidney Week 2017 can now be submitted for review. The window will be open from April 12, 2017 through June 8, 2017 (2pm EDT).

Please be sure to examine the 
full details of the Call for Abstracts.

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.

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.

American Society of Nephrology Statement on President's Executive Order on Immigration

"Kidney diseases do not differentiate among race, religion or geographic borders."

Mind the Gap! GAO Issues Report on Kidney Disease Funding

Does the level of funding for kidney disease reflect the public health burden?

Changing Payment Methods to Meet Requirements of MACRA/QPP

Moving from volume- to value-based payment models: an overview.

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