Kidney News

Kidney News

Practice Pointers

Kidney News Editorial Board member Edgar Lerma, MD, FASN, interviewed George Bakris, MD, FASN, about clinicians’ experience with the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Hypertension Guidelines (1).

Policy Update

On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a combined proposed rule for the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for performance year 2019.

Industry Spotlight

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use in the European Union recommended denial of a change to the marketing authorizations already in place for the drugs Opdivo (nivolumab) and Yervoy (ipilimumab), according to the European Medicines Agency.

Fellows Corner

Millions of lives have been successfully prolonged through dialysis. However, the world of dialysis has changed since its inception. With time, our patient population has evolved from young and fit to old and sick.

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Established in 2009, ASN Kidney News has kept the kidney community informed of the latest clinical, scientific, and policy issues affecting kidney health professionals and patients with kidney disease.

Video Library

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics.

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics.

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) leads the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients.