Welcome to the non-profit Medical Education Institute's Home Dialysis Central blogspot! This page is an umbrella under which Home Dialysis Central staff and guests can share their perspectives about home therapies and what we need to do to raise their profile and enable more people to use them. We'd like your comments as well! Bookmark our site and like us on Facebook! Help us tell the world about home dialysis.
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New CMS Proposed Rule May Change ESRD in FY 2023 and Beyond
It’s important to consider that social workers’ caseloads include a long list of facility-assigned tasks to perform over and above CMS-mandated ones.
Published on 09/01/2022 by Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW
My Kidney Life Plan: MEI’s NEW Person-Centered, Values-based Decision Aid
In our own research, it helped to ease one of the most difficult “bad news” conversation most nephrologists dread, while at the same time increasing the likelihood that people who needed to make a treatment choice would opt for a home therapy.
Published on 08/25/2022 by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute
Permission to Thrive Chapter 7: Maintain Your Spiritual Mindset
Maintaining a connection to your spiritual side is a great way to help you achieve peace of mind and cope with a rough patch in your life
Published on 08/18/2022 by April McGraw, RN, CNN
Thoughts on Completing 25 Years on Dialysis
Two things contributed the most to my long journey on dialysis - Daily Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis (DNHHD) and having a full time job.
Published on 08/11/2022 by Kamal Shah
Yay! Its Summer! …Oh, and I Have to Do Dialysis
Is a normal life over when you are a dialysis patient? NO! That is one of the benefits of at home dialysis, the flexibility to schedule and adjust as needed.
Published on 08/04/2022 by Michael Howington