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Our Dialysis Professional e-Newsletter


July New Resources About Home Dialysis; Improved Patient Health Outcomes through Peer Mentor Navigators; ESRD QIP Corner; Network Publications; Cultural Competency; Depression and Mental Health Resources; KCER Alerts and Recalls; Update Admit/Discharge Records in CROWNWeb

June CDC Deadline Extension; Living Non-related Transplant and Paired Kidney Exchange; Reducing Catheter Rates; De-escalation and Helpful Techniques; Patient Involvement in Quality Improvement; KCER Alerts and Recalls; Notifications and Accretions; Extraordinary Circumstances Exceptions

May CDC Deadline Extension; Learn the Signs of Sepsis; CROWNWeb Definitions; ESRD QIP Points; NCC QIA LAN Information and Resources; Shared Decision Making; Patient Support Groups; KCER Alerts and Recalls, CMS Introduces the ESRD QIP Listserv; NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Training

April 2018 Annual Meeting; Donate Life Month; ICH CAHPS; Emergency Preparedness Webinar; Patient Experience Week; Mentorship; Customer Support Portal; KCER Alerts and Recalls

March Modality Education; World Kidney Day; Increasing Living Donation; ESRD QIP: Final Rule for CY 2018; Monthly Quality Improvement Activity Calendar; Network Publications; Patient Plan of Care Meetings; Health Information Exchange; CROWNWeb Personnel Update; 2744 Annual Facility Survey Deadline;  KCER Alerts and Information

February  CDC Core Interventions; New Approach to Healthcare Improvement (IHI); Monthly Quality Improvement Activity Calendar; Vocational Rehabilitation; Emergency Preparedness; National Learning and Action Networks; Educational Resources; Data Submission in CROWNWeb for Newly Open and Pending Certification Facilities; ESRD QIP Payment Year (PY) 2019 CROWNWeb Reporting and Attestation Deadline; ESRD QIP Data Validity and Reliability Study; Annual NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Training; KCER Alerts and Information

January  ESRD QIP NHSN Deadline Extension; 2018 Network Statement of Work; Understanding the 2018 ESRD QIP; CDC Making Dialysis Patients Safer Coalition; National Learning and Action Networks; Identifying and Addressing Barriers for ESRD Patients; NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Instructions; KCER Alerts and Information


December  2018 Priorities, Goals, and Quality Improvement Activities; Updated Transplant Center Referral Guide; Preventing Catheter-Related BSI; Network Activities; Empowering Patients; Grievance Process; Medicare Premiums; ESRD QIP  2018 PSC; KCER Alerts.

November  National Quality Strategy Goals; NHSN Resources; Checking Dialysis Data; ESRD PPS; Medicare Part D; KCER Alerts

October Join Network Boards and Committees; Reduce Catheter Related Infections; Update Personnel in CROWNWeb; Medicare Open Enrollment; 2017 Fall ICH CAHPS Data Collection; Emergency Planning; KCER Alerts

September Technician Training Day; Network Boards and Committee Nominations; Influenza Vaccinations for Patient and Staff; The Art of Needle Cannulation - A 10-Step Guide; Quality Incentive Program (QIP) Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Adequacy Kt/V Reporting; Infection Control for Patients with Candida Auris; Sepsis Awareness Month;  Emergency Preparedness Final Rule; Patient Placement Challenges: 30 Day Trial Period

August Self Cannulation; Technician Training Day; Immunization Awareness; Patient Self Care; New Patient Guide to Emergencies; HIPAA; ESRD QIP

July QIP Reporting; Vascular Access Reporting; CMS Survey Updates; Reducing Disparities; CMS PPS Updates; Shared Responsibilities; ICH-CAHPS; Star Ratings; Vocational Rehabilitation; Forms Tracking in CROWNWeb; Preview QIP Data

June  Technician Training Day; Dialysis Facility Compare; Dialysis Catheters; Attributes; Emergency Preparedness; New Patient Orientation Packet; Vaccination Safety; EDIM Passwords; NHSN Reporting

March/April/May Nominate for LeBeau Award; Depression Screening; Advanced Care Planning; Transplant; Secondary Hyperparthyroidism; CMS TEP recruitment; ESRD QIP 2020 Q&A

January/February Legal Resources; Acute Dialysis; Fighting HAI; ESRD QIP PSR

Kidney Chronicles

Helpful Tips to Empower ESRD Patients as Consumers (e-newsletter/printable 2 page pdf)


Volume I (English|Spanish)  What is a Grievance?

Volume I  (English|Spanish) ESRD QIP; Facility Score Cards; ICH-CAHPS Survey

September/October (English|Spanish) Peritoneal Dialysis
July/August (English|Spanish) Vaccinations: Influenza and Hepatitis B
June (English|Spanish) What is Sepsis?; Daily AV Fistula/Graft Checks
May (English|Spanish) What You Need to Know About Calcium; Treatment Options
April (English|Spanish) Tips for Successful Communication
March (English|Spanish) Ten Tips to Help You Become Active in Your Care
February (English|Spanish) Returning to work; Hemodialysis Catheter Care
January (English|Spanish) The IPRO ESRD Network Program; Volunteering


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2018 Quality Improvement Activities
Increase Rates of Patients on a Transplant Waitlist
Increase use of Home Therapies
Reduce Rates of BSI
Support Gainful Employment of ESRD Patients