NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

Wenstrup visits G’town

Published by News Democrat March 18, 2015 The DaVita Dialysis Center in Georgetown welcomed U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) to discuss a bill that is aimed to improve healthcare options for patients suffering from chronic kidney disease. The bill, named H.R. 1130, is currently assigned to the House Energy and Commerce and House Ways and Means…

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U.S. Rep. Tom Marino: My bill aims to modernize treatment for kidney patients

Published by Times Leader March 9, 2015 Approximately 50 years ago, kidney failure was a death sentence. Even considering that fact is unnerving. Today, more than 600,000 Americans are living with kidney failure – and a large majority of those lives are sustained by life-saving dialysis treatments. That’s hundreds of thousands of lives that would have…

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Bipartisan, bicameral legislation provides roadmap for improving kidney care in America

The Hill Congress Blog By Dr. Ed Jones Caring for patients with complex medical conditions is more complicated today than ever before. While we have a variety of state-of-the art treatments, we also have a health care system that is fragmented, inefficient and costly – one that keeps us spinning our wheels when it comes…

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Senate, House introduce bill that supports improvements in research, treatment of chronic kidney disease

The Senate and House of Representatives have introduced the “The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act” (H.R. 1130, S. 598),a bill that supports improvements in the research, treatment, and care of chronic kidney disease. The bill is similar to one introduced in June 2014, by both legislative bodies. The legislation was introduced…

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Celebrate National Kidney Month by Supporting Bipartisan Kidney Care Legislation

Roll Call By Rep. Tom Marino Approximately 50 years ago, kidney failure was a death sentence. Even considering that fact is unnerving. Today, more than 600,000 Americans are living with kidney failure — and a large majority of those lives are sustained by life-saving dialysis treatments. That’s hundreds of thousands of lives that would have…

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