Home Dialyzors United will offer an informative look at innovations in dialysis treatment, with a focus on home dialysis, at its third Meet-up and Conference, being held Oct. 7-10 in Baltimore. On Oct. 9, four companies will give presentations on new technology. They are NxStage Medical Inc., Quanta Fluid Systems, Fresenius Medical Care North America, and Affymax Inc.
NxStage Medical Inc. announced that the American Association of Kidney Patients has honored NxStage System One patient Brian Hess with the Samuel J. Orenstein Award. The award is presented each year to the AAKP member who consistently provides extraordinary service in helping the organization achieve its goals to educate and improve the health and well-being of chronic kidney disease patients.
The 2012 Home Dialyzors United Meet Up and Conference will be held Oct. 7 to 10 in Baltimore.
International dialysis provider Diaverum announced its plans to offer more of its patients the possibility to be treated with peritoneal dialysis. Currently Diaverum is treating 2% of its patients with peritoneal dialysis and the target is to increase this percentage to 7% by 2015, according to a company statemen
Home Dialyzors United will award two doctors and two organizations for outstanding achievement in the advancement of home hemodialysis.