TITLE

Home dialysis grows despite cost and logistical hurdles

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Steven Ross
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;10/13/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 41, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
98938765

 

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