Baxter Pulls the Plug on Vivia HHD Machine in the US
“It’s not a feasible technology,” says Joe Almeida - Chairman, President, CEO of Baxter in a presentation to the Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare meeting on June 7. Almeida looked at two US competitors and concluded that the ROI was not there for the Vivia—or any other current US HHD machines. Listen to the webcast (11:25-16:30). Requires free registration.
Sponsor Home Dialysis Central!
Which site has been raising awareness and use of home HD since 2004? THIS one! Home Dialysis Central develops free tools and resources, has an active Facebook Discussion Group, exhibits at national meetings, shares information, and so much more. Be part of the action!
KidneyViews Blog Topics:
Join us for our weekly home dialysis blog. Click here to subscribe to new post alerts. Tell us what YOU think—we welcome guest posts!
Each month, we gather recent research abstracts about home dialysis. Visit our Journal Watch to learn more:
Featured Link: Fresenius Kidney Care
Fresenius has rebranded itself and launched a new, home-friendly website with tons of inspiring information. Check it out!