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Modern Healthcare

Dialysis centers to get COVID-19 vaccines for patients

Dialysis centers will get thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses to vaccinate their patients and employees, the Biden administration announced Thursday. The doses will be provided directly to dialysis centers for patients who receive treatment at least three times a week. People on dialysis who contract COVID-19 are at greater risk for serious illness and death….

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Kidney Care Partners Applauds New White House Partnership with Outpatient Dialysis Clinics to Vaccinate Individuals with Kidney Failure

Partnership Will Allow Immediate Vaccinations to One of America’s Most Vulnerable Patient Populations   WASHINGTON, DC – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest kidney coalition comprised of physician groups, providers, patient advocacy groups, manufacturers and researchers – today applauded the White House’s announcement to partner with dialysis clinics to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals with…

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Kidney Care Partners Applauds the Confirmation of Xavier Becerra as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

WASHINGTON, DC – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest kidney coalition comprised of physician groups, providers, patient advocacy groups, manufacturers and researchers, today applauded the U.S. Senate approval of Xavier Becerra as the new Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). “The nation’s kidney community stands ready to work collaboratively with…

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STAT News

Dialysis clinics should be able to vaccinate their patients on site

One year after Covid-19 was declared a national emergency in the United States, and with more than 525,000 Americans having lost their lives to it so far, the country is finally beginning to make progress toward getting a handle on this terrible pandemic, thanks to the distribution of several highly effective vaccines. The vaccine distribution system seems to…

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MedPage Today

Op-Ed: Kidney Disease Is Deadlier Than Ever

As one of the most devastating healthcare crises in modern history, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated our nation’s ongoing battle with another deadly disease: kidney disease. In this past year, we’ve seen clear evidence that the millions of individuals with kidney disease are at much higher risk for contracting the novel coronavirus, being hospitalized, and…

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Calling for Increased Protections for Individuals with Kidney Disease Impacted by COVID-19, Nation’s Kidney Care Community Announces 2021 Priorities on World Kidney Day

WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – today announced its strategic policy priorities for 2021. Recognizing both the historic challenges imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, as well as the diverse spectrum…

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Nation’s Kidney Care Community: Allow Nation’s Dialysis Facilities Ability to Administer Vaccines to Vulnerable Kidney Patients

WASHINGTON, DC – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers, and manufacturers – has recently sent letters to congressional leaders and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requesting that COVID-19 vaccines be sent directly to dialysis facilities for…

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