Joe Gotto, 90 (+) years old, learned later in life he needed dialysis and he chose to receive his treatments through Fresenius Kidney Careâ€™s home dialysis program in Delaware. Once a month, our patients on home dialysis receive a comprehensive check-up at an FKC home dialysis clinic, just to make sure their therapy is working properly.
Joe Turk, former president of NxStage Medical and current president of home and critical care therapies for FMCNA, joins Field Notes to discuss how the merger is helping evolve and grow technology for home dialysis and critical care.
Dr. Alpana Pasricha of the Nephrology Specialists and Scott Ochs, Vice President of Home Therapies at Fresenius Kidney Care join Field Notes to discuss how we can increase the number of patients transitioning from in-center to home dialysis.
Our goal as providers is to give our patients the absolute best care possible, and that means we continuously work to improve and measure the quality of care we provide. As we grow peritoneal dialysis, the care and treatment we provide patients should result in lower morbidity and the best outcomes. But to understand how to improve, we need to answer this question: How do we measure the quality of PD?
Dr. Charles Herzog and Dr. Christopher Chan join this episode of Field Notes to talk about the American Heart Association's recent statement explaining how home dialysis can improve a patient's cardiovascular health and how prescribing dialysis with heart health in mind can increase the chances for successful care plans for patients.
Tune into this episode of Field Notes to listen to Dr. Michael Kraus and Michelle Carver, Senior Vice President of Nursing and Clinical Services at Fresenius Kidney Care, discuss what we can do to improve CAPD Culture in the United States.
Dr. Michael Kraus, Dr. Dinesh Chatoth, and Derek Blankenship talk about how TCU is an excellent way to provide predialysis care to patients, one of the most important components in a patient's kidney care journey.