Geriatric Nephrology

Advancing the Kidney Health Workforce

The recently launched ASN Workforce Department administers programs focused on supporting kidney professionals, and attracting students and trainees to kidney medicine and research.

Patients and Medical Staff Help UAMS Design New Clinic Building

UAMS brings patients and medical staff to the design table.: the new clinic building will have more exam rooms to reduce wait times, more private spaces for patient/family consults, and more natural light.

U.S. House Passes Major Research Funding Bill

Landmark legislation focused on speeding approval of drugs and medical devices and funding signature programs passed the US Senate Wednesday, November 30.

CJASN Ends One Era and Begins Another

As highlighted at today's plenary session, at year's end ASN Editor-in-Chief Gary Curhan, MD, ScD, FASN hands off the editorship of CJASN to Incoming Editor Rajnish Mehrotra, MD.

ASN Kidney Week 2016

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

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 info@kidneynews.org

Interoperability and Health Data: Do We Need to Change the Definition?

This perspective piece argues "the MACRA definition of interoperability is based on an aging IEEE statement from 1990 and that definition was never intended to describe the interoperability of health data records nor interoperation of EHR or HIT systems.”​

EHRs -- Delivering as Promised? Many Physicians Say No.

EHRs -- adoption is widespread. Satisfaction, not so much.

ASN President's Column July 2016

In this month's column, ASN President Raymond C. Harris, MD, FASN discusses initiatives that are changing the practice landscape in nephrology.

ASN Names Next Editor-in-Chief of CJASN

ASN has named Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, FASN, as CJASN Editor-in-Chief effective January 1, 2017. He will serve a six-year term.

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