The KDIGO 2020 Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease is available for public review. KDIGO is accepting comments on this document until March 2, 2020.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS) have partnered to develop a new online learning module entitled Managing Infection in an Outpatient Dialysis Facility. The module guides users through a case-based examination of the evaluation and management of a patient with suspected bacteremia in the outpatient dialysis setting.
The Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition and the American Association of Kidney Patients have released a new video and accompanying handout for patients on dialysis and dialysis staff about the importance of speaking up to prevent infections and improve patient safety.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Learning Network hosted a call on January 14, 2020 (2:00–3:00 pm ET) to review the finalized proposals for the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) in the Calendar Year (CY) 2020 ESRD Prospective Payment System (PPS) Final Rule (
The Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX), a public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the American Society of Nephrology to accelerate innovation in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases, is currently accepting submissions for its Redesign Dialysis Phase 2.