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Nov 29, 2022
The health care sector worldwide is responsible for as much as 4.6% of total greenhouse gas emissions, which includes carbon dioxide, methane, ozone, and others. In an effort to reduce its own...
Oct 25, 2022Evolving Clinical Research: CKD & Rare Disease Network Creates Opportunities for Greater Diversity, Participation
Clinical trials offer the opportunity to test new therapeutic treatments and advance care, but trials often hit logistical barriers. Because trials have typically occurred in a physical research...
Jul 27, 2022DaVita Clinical Research Finds Racial Disparity in Kidney Transplantation—But Not Transplant Referral
Kidney failure affects Black individuals at four times the rate of white individuals in the U.S., but fewer Black patients are put on kidney transplant waiting lists and even fewer receive...
Apr 27, 2022RPA Panel: DaVita Chief Transformation Officer Calls for Acceleration of Value-Based Models, Focus on Upstream Care
At the annual Renal Physicians Association (RPA) meeting in Dallas, Texas, March 24-27, DaVita chief transformation officer Misha Palecek spoke candidly about the nephrology community’s...
Mar 22, 2022
Of the 37 million Americans who have kidney disease, an estimated 90% don’t know they have it. Often, it can go undetected because patients can present few or no symptoms until they approach or...