Here’s a roundup of nephrology news over the past couple weeks. Click on the headlines to browse the articles. Or, if you’ve discovered other newsworthy items that may be of interest to our team or your nephrologist peers, we invite you to please share news links in the comments.
Integration, revenue cycle management, and other specialty EHR product categories continue to rank highest in physician satisfaction.
More and more people are being diagnosed with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)—a condition that, without dialysis, can lead to death within weeks—and those patients need radiologists more than ever.
More than six months after the storm, Vieques residents must still board a plane three days a week for kidney dialysis on Puerto Rico’s main island.
CVS Health Corp. recently unveiled an initiative aimed at improving the management of chronic kidney disease (CKD), a costly condition that affects millions in the United States.
The smartwatch compliments the iPhone perfectly while also being one of the best fitness trackers on the market. Now, it has come to light that the Apple Watch has helped save the life of a teenager uncovering a critical kidney failure.
Finding young physicians interested in entering nephrology during the past decade has been like chasing ghosts.
Twenty-five years ago, nephrology fellows coming out of training were looking for opportunities that would allow them the chance to grow a practice and they were willing to take risks. Many candidates were happy to get an income guarantee and perhaps a medical directorship to establish a new practice and let their own efforts speak for themselves. That is no longer the case.
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