“Home Dialysis Gives Patients More Autonomy” Says RPA President
In a new article, WV nephrologist and President of the Renal Physicians Association Rebecca Schmidt advocates physician empowerment of patients to choose home therapies, overcoming infrastructure barriers with technology like telemedicine, and allowing capable people to self-dialyze without partners. Read the article.
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Prepare NOW PCORI Study
MEI is honored to be part of a PCORI study originating at Duke University, with Dr. Ebony Boulware as the PI. The 5-year Prepare NOW study aims to improve care transitions from CKD to ESRD at Geisinger Health Systems in Danville, PA, and will use a version of MEI’s My Life, My Dialysis Choice tool to help patients indicate their health values and choices.