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Karandeep Singh, MD, MS, speaks about recent CJASN study on evaluation of patient-facing smartphone apps for CKD care

A recent study was published in the April 2019 issue of CJASN, “Patients’ and Nephrologists’ Evaluation of Patient-Facing Smartphone Apps for CKD”.

Please access the abstract and full report on the CJASN website.

To get a behind-the-scenes look into the study, Kidney News Online interviewed Karandeep Singh, MD, MMSc, first author on the study and Assistant Professor in the Departments of Learning Health Sciences and Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School.

CMS: Open Payments Pre-publication Review and Dispute Now Available

Pre-publication review and dispute for the Program Year 2018 Open Payments data is available beginning today April 1, 2019 through May 15, 2019. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will publish the Open Payments Program Year 2018 data and updates to the previous program years’ data in June 2019

Physician and teaching hospital review of the data is voluntary, but strongly encouraged. Please keep in mind the following:

CJASN Podcast: You have access Rates of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities in Patients with CKD and Diabetes

The newest episode of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) is hosted by Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS. He discusses the recent article he and his colleagues published in CJASN, entitled: “Rates of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities in Patients with CKD and Diabetes”.

In Case You Missed It: Top 20 Ways ASN is Increasing Interest in Nephrology Careers

March is National Kidney Month and to celebrate, Kidney News Online and In The Loop are highlighting the top 20 ways the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research are increasing interest in nephrology careers.

Together, ASN and the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research:

Patrick Pun, MD, MHS, speaks about recent JASN study on CPR and sudden cardiac arrest for hemodialysis patients

A recent JASN study was published in the March 2019 issue of Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) entitled, “Outcomes for Hemodialysis Patients Given Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Cardiac Arrest at Outpatient Dialysis Clinics”.

Please access the abstract and full report on the JASN website.

CEBM: What if the sensitivity or specificity is also not reported in for data extraction in meta-analysis

An article from the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM) was recently published entitled: “Tip for data extraction in meta-analysis – What if the sensitivity or specificity is also not reported”.

Author Kathy Taylor explains “how to deal with the less common case when a sensitivity or specificity is not reported” during data extraction for diagnostic accuracy studies.

IDs of March: Support students, fellows, educators, and investigators with the ASN Foundation

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The ASN Foundation for Kidney Research (ASN Foundation) is introducing a campaign that asks supporters to celebrate their pasts while directly supporting students, fellows, educators, and early-career investigators who are changing the future of kidney care.

ASN’s In The Loop Celebrates National Kidney Month in March

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In The Loop (ITL), the American Society of Nephrology’s daily e-news briefing for members that highlights exciting announcements and current research in the world of nephrology, will focus on nephrology careers throughout the month of March, which is also National Kidney Month.

ASN and NIDDK initiatives to foster kidney research and investigators

Several initiatives have been implemented by NIDDK and ASN in order to foster kidney research and encourage research investigators as the NIH Division of Kidney, Urologic, & Hematologic Diseases (KUH) saw a 2% decrease in funding from the 2019 NIH budget.

This article includes a list of initiatives taken from an upcoming article in Kidney News March issue.

Due March 11: Nephrology Fellowship Opportunities for International Research Scholars Form

We need your assistance.

If you have an international research scholar opportunity and would like to have it posted on the ASN website, please complete the Nephrology Fellowship Opportunities for Research Scholars Form no later than Monday, March 11.

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