• CDC Study Shows Prevention Strategy Cuts MRSA Rates
    SAN FRANCISCO―A study published online today by the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates the effectiveness of using antimicrobial soap and ointment on all intensive-care unit (ICU) patients to reduce the burden of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), ...More
    June 5, 2013 Posted in News
  • RSN Invites Kidney-Disease Patients to Enter Essay Contest
    GLENDALE, Calif.—The Renal Support Network (RSN), a nonprofit, patient-focused, patient-run organization that provides nonmedical services to those affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD), encourages people with kidney disease to let their voices be heard by entering the ...More
    May 15, 2013 Posted in News
  • A's Catcher Joins The NephCure Foundation
    OAKLAND, Calif.—Oakland Athletics catcher Kurt Suzuki has agreed to become an Ambassador for The NephCure Foundation, a national kidney disease non-profit committed to funding research for the disease Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and Nephrotic Syndrome. ...More
    February 8, 2012 Posted in News, Business
  • ASN Joins Campaign to Reduce Overuse of Healthcare Resources
    WASHINGTON—The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is teaming up with Consumer Reports and a number of leading medical associations to educate people about the overuse of healthcare resources in the United States. ...More
    December 14, 2011 Posted in News, Business
  • ASN Elects New President
    WASHINGTON—The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has elected Ronald J. Falk, MD, FASN, as its new president. ...More
    November 29, 2011 Posted in News, Business
  • ANNA Names New Education Director
    Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, APNc, CPHQ, CNE, of Medford, N.J., has been appointed Director of Education Services (DES) for the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA). ...More
    November 14, 2011 Posted in News, Clinical & Pharma
  • NKF Expands Its Kidney Cars Program
    The National Kidney Foundation this month signed a long-term agreement to continue its 17 year partnership with Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAAI), a live and live-online salvage auto auction company and wholly-owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. The ...More
    October 5, 2011 Posted in News, Business, Clinical & Pharma
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