Patient centered care is an approach to the planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships among health care providers, patients, and families.


ESRD Patient Education:

New ESRD Patient Orientation Packet (NEPOP)
The NEPOP contains orientation material to learn more about dialysis and living with ESRD

Treatment Options
Information on Treatment Options for ESRD

Network Newsletters and Publications
An archive of Kidney Chronicles, PAC Speaks and Provider Insider Newsletters

Network Staff Can   Network Staff Cannot
Information on how the IPRO ESRD Network of New York can help patients

Paying for Dialysis
Information on Insurance and other financial aspects of living with ESRD

Donated Dental Services
Dental Lifeline Network (DLN) is a national charitable organization whose mission is to improve the oral health of people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and have no other way to get help.

Vocational Rehabilitation
Information on returning to work while living with ESRD

Grievance Toolkit
The National Forum of ESRD Networks created a toolkit for patients by patients. The toolkit is designed to help patients understand and work through the Grievance System.

Patient Advisory Committee (PAC)
Information on volunteering for the PAC

Patient Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
Information on volunteering to be a Network or National SME

Peer Mentoring
Information on training to be a Peer Mentor

Questions for Better Healthcare
Information on how to become an active member of your healthcare team

Network Educational Newsletters 

Video Library