Navigation Links
DaVita Introduces 'Treatment Evaluator'
Date:5/25/2008

Online Tool Helps Pair Dialysis Patients with Compatible Treatment Options

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and disease (CKD), recently introduced "Treatment Evaluator", an interactive online tool designed to provide education about the different dialysis modalities DaVita(R) offers, and encourage patients to engage in conversation with their nephrologist to determine which treatment option is most compatible with their lifestyle.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO)

Treatment Evaluator(SM), available through http://www.davita.com by clicking on "Tools", walks patients through a simple 18-question quiz to find out which modality -- in-center hemodialysis, in-center self-care hemodialysis, in-center nocturnal hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, or peritoneal dialysis -- is a potential fit based on their answers.

The online quiz allows patients to answer questions about treatment preferences, home and work responsibilities, and lifestyle choices. Treatment Evaluator then provides an overview of three potentially compatible modalities, and how each may benefit a patient's lifestyle. The tool also includes links to additional resources including articles about the different modalities, online videos and an animated presentation about how the kidneys function.

"When speaking with a dialysis patient about the different treatment options, it's good to have supplemental resources to complement what can be a lot of information," said Joel Glickman, M.D. "Tools like Treatment Evaluator help improve communication between patients and nephrologists by giving the patient an opportunity to review information about the different modalities at their own pace, in an a way that
'/>"/>

SOURCE DaVita Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. DaVita Honored for 4th Year as Training Top 125 Recipient
2. DaVita Announces Retirement of Former Chief Medical Officer Charles J. McAllister, M.D.
3. NxStage Medical Announces Needle Supply Agreement with DaVita
4. DaVita to Present at UBS Best of Americas Conference
5. Finesse Solutions Introduces the TruViu(TM) PLSS System
6. Cynosure Introduces Smartlipo MPX(TM) Dual Wavelength Workstation for LaserBodySculpting(SM)
7. Identity Sciences Introduces a New, Fast Forensic Human I.D. Test
8. Increased Light Leads to Early Detection: Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Bioware(R) Ultra Cancer Cell Lines
9. Bluestar Silicones Introduces Three New Soft and Durable Liquid Silicone Rubber Products
10. Cyprotex Introduces New Product Line Cloe(R) Select - a Portfolio of Bespoke ADME and PK Services
11. Seduce with Mousse - Replens Introduces Intimate Options: First Personal Lubricant Mousse in Canada
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... and NEW YORK , ... PTBI, PTBIW), a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in ... offering of 3,500,000 shares of common stock, and warrants ... common stock, at an offering price of $4.00 per ... per share exercise price of $5.00, are exercisable immediately, ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Earlier this year in a June 24 international ... Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC ( ASCTC ) ... unique property of adult tissue stem cells. His ... the Past, Important for the Future,” embodied the essence ... the address at the 4th World Congress on Cell ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Nashville Fertility Center announced that Dr. George ... Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), a leading professional organization ... In his new role as treasurer, Dr. Hill ... will have a voice in furthering the mission of ... since 1984 when he joined while conducting fellowship training ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... PharmaBoardroom,s new report, , Healthcare and ... free download , digs deep into this vibrant market, ... sector today. One area where Algeria ... a homegrown pharmaceutical manufacturing base, even if the government,s ambitious ... off. A cursory comparison with neighboring Morocco ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 3Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 2Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 3Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 4Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 2Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 3PharmaBoardroom Releases New Algeria Pharmaceuticals Report 2PharmaBoardroom Releases New Algeria Pharmaceuticals Report 3
... Inc. launched Tinidazole 500, the first generic version of ... oral antimicrobial drug approved by the FDA for the ... BioComp Pharma will begin shipping the generic version ... active ingredients and efficacy as branded drugs but, on ...
... Key Secondary Endpoints -- CAPACITY 1 Misses Primary Endpoint, ... and MAA -BRISBANE, Calif., Feb. 3 InterMune, Inc. ... the two Phase 3 CAPACITY studies evaluating pirfenidone in ... endpoint of change in percent predicted Forced Vital Capacity ...
... feat for any company. Last year, Alkemists Labs reaped the benefit ... at the right time" and showed year over year sales growth of ... ... Sudberg, Founder, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of Alkemists Labs proudly announces ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioComp Pharma Launches First Generic Drug for Tindamax(R) 2BioComp Pharma Launches First Generic Drug for Tindamax(R) 3InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 2InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 3InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 4InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 5InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 6InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 7InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 8InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 9InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 10InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF 11Alkemists Labs Wins Nutrition Business Journal's 2008 Industry Growth Award 2Alkemists Labs Wins Nutrition Business Journal's 2008 Industry Growth Award 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... addition of the "The Global Watermarking ... offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... overview of the global digital media watermarking ... and monitor piracy by securely and invisibly ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/86ncd6/micro_market ) has announced ... America Perimeter Security Systems Market" report to their ... The North American perimeter security market is estimated ... to 2019. Although the U.S. market holds a larger ... is expected to grow at a higher CAGR of ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s6qzt5/samsung_galaxy_s5 ... "Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button Synaptics Fingerprint ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... than the iPhone 5S, Samsung introduces for the ... The Galaxy S5 home button presents ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting Markets 2Micro Market Monitor: North America Perimeter Security Systems Market (Intrusion Detection Sensor, Video Surveillance, Communication/Alarm and Notification, Access Control System) 2Micro Market Monitor: North America Perimeter Security Systems Market (Intrusion Detection Sensor, Video Surveillance, Communication/Alarm and Notification, Access Control System) 3Samsung Galaxy S5 - Home Button Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor Technology Analysis 2
... ranging from medical devices such as MRIs to surveillance balloons ... 1996, Congress directed the government to sell essentially all of ... for its investment in the helium and its storage. ... the National Research Council, assesses whether selling off the reserve ...
... performance on a video game simply by measuring the volume ... this week. The new study, in the journal ... variability in achievement seen among men and women trained on ... volume of three structures in their brains. The study ...
... the exploration of the human mind in the hope ... origin of thought to the nature of knowledge. Today ... emerging fields of research in various areas, an approach ... project from Wiley-Blackwell. The content of this journal will ...
Cached Biology News:Video gamers: Size of brain structures predicts success 2Video gamers: Size of brain structures predicts success 3
... years of expertise in the field of ... the most powerful systems on the market. ... 000 in-microplate tests requiring incubation and washing ... modules (such as worktable shaker incubators, reader,washer), ...
... pre-validated SNP sequencing services ... within 93 genes including ... more than 80 tyrosine ... were developed and validated ...
... Mouse anti-Yersinia pestis F1 antigen, ... Applications: ELISA: Use at ... at an assay dependent dilution. WB: ... Predicted molecular weight: 18 kDa. Not ...
... Fixation medium Reagent B - Permeabilisation medium ... cells in suspension with Reagent A and ... This procedure gives antibodies access to intracellular ... of the cells intact. Specific formulations reduce ...
Biology Products: