Navigation Links
Renal Physicians Association Participates in PEAK Campaign
Date:6/30/2009

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Renal Physicians Association (RPA) supports Kidney Care Partners (KCP) recently launched Performance Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care (PEAK) initiative. RPA is a member of KCP, a coalition which includes groups representing patients, dialysis providers, physicians, manufacturers, and nurses who work together to improve quality care for individuals with kidney disease. The goal of the PEAK campaign is to reduce first-year dialysis patient mortality by 20 percent by the end of 2012.

"RPA fully supports efforts to reduce mortality in the first year of dialysis, and we commend KCP for launching the PEAK initiative," said RPA President Dr. Edward Jones. "While the evidence basis for determining methods to improve first-year dialysis outcomes is still evolving, PEAK represents recognition on the part of the entire kidney care community that reduction in first-year mortality rates is a critically important benchmark in the overall improvement of CKD care quality." RPA has developed evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, performance measures and implementation tools with the intended purpose of improving the quality of kidney patient care and ultimately, patient outcomes.

The Renal Physicians Association (RPA) is the professional organization of nephrologists, practice managers, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants whose goal is to ensure quality care under the highest standards of medical practice for patients with kidney disease and related disorders. For more information about RPA please visit www.renalmd.org or call 301-468-3515.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Renal Physicians Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Renal function and heart disease, and more
2. Incidental findings found when radiologists take a broader look at renal MRA
3. Renal Solutions, Inc. Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of New Design of the Allient(R) Sorbent Hemodialysis System for Chronic and Acute Hemodialysis
4. Nephrologists summarize new renal research during public policy news briefing at Renal Week
5. PLC Medical Systems to Display RenalGuard(TM) During Renal Week 2007
6. FDA Approves MIRCERA(R): First Renal Anemia Treatment with Monthly Maintenance Dosing
7. Serum carcinoembryonic antigen level can reflect adrenal adenoma
8. Renal Solutions, Inc. Announces Acquisition by Fresenius Medical Care
9. Follow-up imaging of benign-appearing incidental adrenal masses is unnecessary
10. UT Southwestern: Patients with mild Cushing syndrome may benefit from adrenalectomy
11. PLC Systems Receives CE Mark Approval for RenalGuard(TM)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/16/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 16, 2017 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently ... Lab Testing . , The healthcare industry in the United States has undergone ... are the days of needing to have a doctor’s order to get a blood ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 16, 2017 ... ... donate and distribute $100,000 in AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machines to their local ... an AED device from Arrow Benefits Group. AED machines are an integral part ...
(Date:8/16/2017)... ... ... of A Child” is the creation of published author, Pauline DiBenedetto. , “As my mother ... was in such great pain, my mother thought that her time has come. Once I ... I was about eight years old, when I had a vision of my own, that ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 15, 2017 , ... The city of Los ... styles exist in harmony with “Cali Style”. LA’s Top Style List, a website that spotlights ... to help the public wear their wardrobe all year long. , According to the senior ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... The V Foundation ... 19th Annual V Foundation Wine Celebration raised nearly $9 million for cancer research ... million in “Fund-A-Need” donations to support the study of BRCA mutation research in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/27/2017)... WARSAW, Ind., July 27, 2017  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, ... the quarter ended June 30, 2017.  The Company reported ... of 1.1% over the prior year period, and an ... approximately 240 basis points of contribution from the LDR ... from the second quarter of 2016, or 0.3% on ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... Fla. , July 26, 2017 Sancilio ... enrollment of our clinical trial evaluating Altemia TM , ... Anemia (SCA) and Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). The SCOT ... evaluate the efficacy and safety of Altemia TM ... is conducted under US IND 125274. ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... N.Y. , July 24, 2017 IBM (NYSE: ... the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays (SSA) for the ... According to Gartner, "Vendors in the Leaders ... and Completeness of Vision. A vendor in the Leaders quadrant ... needed to drive the acceptance of new technologies. These vendors ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: