Publisher’s Letter


Let me be the first to congratulate you on opening the first issue of Renal Business Today, your practice management resource. We are very excited about this new launch and Virgo Publishing’s goal is to raise the editorial benchmark in the renal industry to a new level. We realize that every day you are making decisions that will affect the health of your patients as well as the health of your practice. Renal Business Today will offer you guidance you cannot find anywhere else. We will become the trusted source for renal professionals with the latest business and technology trends in renal care, expert advice, strategic business solutions written by industry leaders, and human-interest articles.

Virgo Publishing brings a long history of business-to-business medical titles including Infection Control Today (ICT), Endonurse and today’s surgicenter Please visit each of these sites for further details on these niche market publications, extensive online resources and educational institutes offering continuing education credits. In addition to magazines, we also produce tradeshows and conferences— is an example of a practice management/business development medical conference.

We are very proud to introduce you to the Web site for Renal Business Today Our expert team developed this information-packed Web site providing daily news postings; blogs discussing hot industry issues hosted by Renal Business Today’s editor, Keith Chartier; news and articles categorized into an easy-to-use library; immediate industry updates with RSS feeds; Pharma Corner with new drug updates and recent announcements, E-newsletters and e-report specials, and many more features are available with a click of the mouse.

Mark the Renal Business TodayWeb site,, as your favorite today!

As Editor Keith Chartier points out on page 10, the number of ESRD patients will double by 2015. You have the opportunity to care for these patients with kidney disease and you also have the responsibility to keep your practice running efficiently and be financially successful. Renal Business Today is your practice management resource. It provides you with the tools you need to make excellent business decisions within this ever-changing environment.

Call me or send me an email, I’d love to hear what you think about the magazine, what you would like to see both online or in print.


Peggy Jackson
Director of Publishing

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