Home dialysis grows despite cost and logistical hurdles

Johnson, Steven Ross
October 2014
Modern Healthcare;10/13/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 41, p23
Trade Publication
The article offers information on increasing use of home dialysis by patients in the U.S. According to a study published in periodical "New England Journal of Medicine" in 2010, patients on home hemodialysis receiving more frequent dialysis have better health outcomes than those visiting an outpatient center. It also focuses on factors affecting the broader use of home dialysis including Medicare payment policies, cost issues for providers and patients and patient demographics.


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