NxStage Medical Inc., which makes dialysis products, is heralding the 10th year anniversary of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) clearance of its System One™ product.
There's nothing like the first time you get to meet people, attend education sessions and see the exhibit hall at the American Health Care Association, as I found out last week. If you weren't there, you missed a lot.
Well, Oct. 1 has passed, and we're all still hanging in. The biggest changes we saw to rehab were the addition of reporting co-treatment minutes on our billing logs and Section O on the MDS. And, the new question of "how many DISTINCT calendar days" were received between SLP, OT, and PT.
People with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have a significantly elevated risk of dying from Clostridium difficile infection, according to a recent study.
A major clinical trial out of the United Kingdom points a new direction for treating a common form of kidney disease.
Medicare payments to providers that offer outpatient maintenance dialysis treatments will increase 2.5% in calendar year 2013, regulators said.