Search Tag: kidney disease

ICU Management

Medtronic Adds Life-Extending Dialysis Portfolio to Recently Formed Renal Care Solutions Business

2016 02 Feb

Furthering its commitment to improve outcomes, expand therapy access, and optimize costs and efficiencies in end stage renal disease (ESRD), Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) has announced it acquired privately-held Bellco, a pioneer in hemodialysis treatment solutions.  Bellco's portfolio bolsters Medtronic's legacy renal access business and will be a foundational... Read more

IT Management

Study: Disparities in Use of E-Health Resources

2015 23 Oct

According to researchers, disparities exist in kidney disease patients’ access to e-health resources, with race, income and Medicaid/Medicare insurance status impacting use of online portals. Such disparities, the researchers note, may reinforce or widen existing health-related inequities that relate to race and income. Their work is published in the... Read more

Cardiology Management

Overall Heart Disease Mortality Declines

2014 17 Nov

During 2000-2010, the overall heart disease death rate declined annually in the United States, although mortality increased for certain heart disease subtypes, researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported. The study is published in the November 19 issue of JAMA, a cardiovascular disease themed issue. While data on... Read more


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