Digital Issues

  • What's Hot at ASN What's Hot at ASN Posted December 4, 2013 in Digital Issues,Practice Management More than 13,000 renal professionals and patients attended the annual American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week this year to learn about the latest developments in the renal industry. ...More MORE INFO
  • A Happy Patient is a Happy Doctor: How Integrated Care Helps Your Clinic Get to Happy A Happy Patient is a Happy Doctor: How Integrated Care Helps Your Clinic Get to Happy Posted July 22, 2013 in Digital Issues Integrated care, ACOs and the newest ESCOs all have one thing in common, improving patient outcomes and limiting costs. Each organization that is a part of integrated care has ways to monitor each patient and work with other physicians to decrease hospitalization, increase education and provide a ...More MORE INFO
  • RBT+ June 2013 RBT+ June 2013 Posted May 20, 2013 in Digital Issues Issues such as meaningful use and ICD-10 are hot topics in any healthcare field. In the latest June Digital Issue, RBT digs deep into the three hot topics that are a focus within any dialysis organization. Highlights of the issue: ICD-10 – Transition-Preparing for the upcoming change from ICD-9 ...More MORE INFO
  • 2013 Annual RPA Meeting: A Busy Time for Renal Care 2013 Annual RPA Meeting: A Busy Time for Renal Care Posted April 5, 2013 in Digital Issues If you missed the three-day, 2013 Renal Physician Association conference held in New Orleans, Renal Business Today was there and has the highlights available at your fingertips in the latest digital issue. Renal professionals from across the country gathered to discuss the latest regulatory, ...More MORE INFO
  • RBT+ January 2013 Pulse January 2013 Posted December 17, 2012 in Digital Issues If you are interested in saving money in your clinic and helping the environment, try following the trend of going green. In the latest RBT Pulse Digital Issue on green dialysis, you will find ways to cut back on waste as well as see what it takes to get a solar system up and running at your ...More MORE INFO
  • What's Hot at ASN What's Hot at ASN Posted November 28, 2012 in Digital Issues Whether you missed out on ASN Kidney Week or you attended and are looking for a recap of the conference, the latest RBT Pulse Digital Issue has the information you need. More than 13,000 renal professionals gathered in San Diego to discuss the latest research and clinical aspects of nephrology as ...More MORE INFO
  • RBT+ December 2012 Technology in the Nephrology World Posted November 14, 2012 in Digital Issues The Renal Business Today Digital Issue on Technology covers the latest developments in technology, how they can help you in your clinical setting, what is stopping some people from getting on board with the on-the-go technology and what you should do to get on board with some of the latest trends. ...More MORE INFO
  • RBT+ August 2012 Patient Comfort Posted July 16, 2012 in Digital Issues Every year more patients are diagnosed with some kind of kidney disease. More are forced to start their regular visits at the doctors and dialysis centers. New technology advances permit these patients to go through their treatments in a comfortable manner. More clinics are not only focusing on the ...More MORE INFO
  • What's Hot at NKF What's Hot at NKF Posted June 6, 2012 in Digital Issues For five days, close to 2,500 professionals, consisting of nephrologists, pharmacists, fellows and residents, physician assistants, nurses and practitioners and, social workers gathered at the annual National Kidney Foundation 2012 Spring Clinical Meeting. Nephrology specific topics were discussed ...More MORE INFO
  • Home Dialysis Home Dialysis Posted May 22, 2012 in Digital Issues Home Dialysis has been on a steady decline over a good number of years. In the 1970s 40 percent of patients were dialyzing at home and now about 2 percent of patients are. More patients are being diagnosed with CKD but numbers for HHD and PD are declining severely in the United States. This RBT ...More MORE INFO
  • Facing the Nephrologist Shortage Whats Hot at RPA Posted April 5, 2012 in Digital Issues The nephrologist shortage is a very real problem, and it could change the dynamic of renal care as the number of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients continues to increase each year. Fortunately, renal organizations, such as the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the Renal Physicians ...More MORE INFO
  • RBT+ January 2012 RBT+ January 2012 Posted December 16, 2011 in Digital Issues Getting Ready for the Big One: A look at the critical importance of dialysis unit patients and staff properly preparing for a disaster Disaster Assistance for the Renal Community: A Q&A with KCER Emergency Management Specialist Seth Holloway Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst: The ...More MORE INFO
  • What's Hot at ASN What's Hot at ASN Posted November 29, 2011 in Digital Issues The 10 Major Challenges Facing Nephrology: At Kidney Week 2011 in early November, ASN President Joseph Bonventre, MD, PhD, outlined the 10 major challenges facing nephrology as the field moves forward in the next few years. What to Expect from the ESRD Quality Incentive Program: The QIP will have a ...More MORE INFO
  • RBT+ December Issue RBT+ December Issue Posted November 18, 2011 in Digital Issues Apps Update: this section provides an update of the latest smartphone and tablet applications that are useful for renal professionals working in dialysis clinics. News: This section discusses the latest trends in technology and mobile health that are affecting how renal professionals use new ...More MORE INFO
  • August 2011 Digital Issue RBT August 2011 Digital Issue Posted July 19, 2011 in Digital Issues CMS Proposes Changes to QIP Program: CMS has proposed a new rule that would increase dialysis payments while also adding new quality measures to the new pay-for-performance program. Amgen Updates Labeling for Epogen, Aranesp: Amgen has updated the label for its anemia drugs Epogen and Aranesp to ...More MORE INFO