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Virtual Town Hall – What Dialysis and Transplant Patients Need to Know

Editor’s note: Video and slides for the Town Hall for kidney patients held on May 15 are available on the Betsy Lehman Center website.  The American Kidney Fund, IPRO and the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety will co-host the first in a series of virtual “Town Hall” meetings for kidney patients at noon to […]


Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

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With the Right Support, Patients Can Benefit from Home Dialysis

Home dialysis for older adults will become more common in the years ahead, experts predict — but not without overcoming significant challenges. By 2025, the Trump administration wants 80% of people newly diagnosed with kidney failure to receive home dialysis or kidney transplants, according to an executive order issued in July. Currently, more than 85% […]


Judith Graham Judith Graham writes the Navigating Aging series for Kaiser Health News, which focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care, helping America’s 45 million seniors and their families navigate the health care system. To contact Judith Graham with a question or comment, click here.

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