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Patient safety and quality issues in end stage renal disease treatment

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

Patient safety and quality issues in end stage renal disease treatment

hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, December 6, 2006

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.) -- Evaluation,
  • Chronic renal failure -- Treatment -- United States,
  • Chronic renal failure -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Medicare -- Quality control,
  • Drugs -- Prices -- United States,
  • Insurance, Pharmaceutical services -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 94 p. :
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14562856M
    ISBN 100160789672
    ISBN 109780160789670
    OCLC/WorldCa163828458


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Patient safety and quality issues in end stage renal disease treatment by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means Download PDF EPUB FB2

Anemia in ESRD has been associated with increased cardiovascular events, and symptoms of anemia affect quality of life. Therefore, correcting low hemoglobin levels has become common practice in patients with kidney disease. Historically, packed red blood cell transfusions were the treatment Cited by: The CAHPS In-Center Hemodialysis Survey asks adults with end-stage renal disease about their experiences with care from dialysis facilities.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began national implementation of this survey in AHRQ Safety Program for End-Stage Renal Disease.

Patient safety and quality issues in end stage renal disease treatment: hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session. Health-related quality of life (QOL) refers to the measure of a patient's functioning, well-being, and general health perception in each of three domains: physical, psychological, and social.

Along with survival and other types of clinical outcomes, patient QOL is an important indicator of the effectiveness of the medical care they receive. QOL of patients with end-stage renal disease Cited by: The nephrology community has taken some early steps to recognize patient safety as an important issue, and to follow the advice of the QuIC To establish a focus on patient safety in ESRD, the Renal Physicians Associ­ation, the Forum of ESRD Networks, and the National Patient Safety Cited by: Filing a Complaint Concerning Dialysis or Kidney Transplant Care.

Medicare has health and safety standards to protect you. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Federal agency that runs the Medicare Program, and the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network Organization both focus on quality.

Background: Patients with chronic diseases, like patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), have long history of care driven by multiple determinants (medical, social, economic, etc.).

One such initiative is the website ‘Keeping kidney patients safe’ set up by the Renal Physicians Association and the Forum of End-Stage Renal Disease Networks: it allows quick access to relevant clinical performance measures, KDOQI guidelines and initiatives such as ‘fistula first’.

There is a need for a similar initiative in Europe, and this could be a highly appropriate topic for European Renal Best Practice. Introduction. The prevalence and incidence of end-stage renal disease have been rapidly increasing worldwide.

The number of patients with end-stage renal disease receiving renal replacement therapy was estimated to be million inand it is expected to rise to million by Patients with end-stage renal disease. What is the ESRD QIP.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administers the End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program (ESRD QIP) to promote high-quality services in renal dialysis facilities.

The first of its kind in Medicare, this program changes the way CMS pays for the treatment of patients. THE cost of the Medicare End-Stage Renal Disease Program continues to increase, with current expenditures estimated to be $ billion. Although the annual cost per patient has decreased (when Cited by: Patients with chronic kidney failure are at high risk for adverse events from treatment errors.

This publication raises awareness of safety in end-stage renal disease care, explores factors specific to. Adapted from the surgical literature, researchers have suggested using the “Best Case/Worst Case” approach to discussing renal replacement therapy options, including medical management without dialysis with older advanced CKD patients.

13 The “Best Case” for such patients on dialysis has been described as patients being tired but having some good days in between dialysis treatment. The goal of this patient hotline program is to provide education and support for kidney patients through a centralized help center. Our Information Specialists have been trained to answer questions and concerns, handle requests for information and counsel patients about kidney disease.

This hearing focused on quality and safety of treatment for patients with end stage renal disease in the Medicare population, as well as recent research on Medicare payment and costs for patients. COMAR states “An end stage renal disease patient with viral hepatitis or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), or both, may not be denied dialysis or transplantation by a.

There arepatients on dialysis according to the USDR report Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a progressive degeneration of kidney function with 5 stages Causes of CKD include: •Hypertension 30% •Diabetes 35% •Kidney Diseases i.e.

polycystic kidney disease. Expect the facility to monitor the quality of treatment and Ask and be instructed on your dialysis facility's grievance process. File a complaint with the End-Stage Renal Disease Network in the region, and/or your state health developed to provide safety and quality of care to all patients.

INTRODUCTION. An increasingly older end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) population, particularly in the United States, requires nephrologists to focus upon issues relating to palliative care [].The Renal.

USRDS collects, analyzes, and reports information on chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States and publishes an annual report. You can search the annual report for statistics on demographics, new cases (incidence) and treatment.

Health Care-Associated Infections Health care-associated infections (HAIs) are infections people get while they're receiving health care for another condition.

HAIs can happen in any health care facility, including hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, end-stage renal disease. The resources found here will help all participants on the healthcare team to fully engage in the process of care for end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients.

The following tip sheet can assist facility staff to establish the genuine engagement with patients that is essential in the provision of high-quality.

This content is provided as a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health. The NIDDK translates and disseminates research findings to increase knowledge and understanding about health and disease among patients.

Background. Health, as defined by World Health Organization, is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. 1 Thus, in chronic diseases, the quality of life (QOL), which describe the patient health, is an essential scale for assessing the success of a treatment.

End Stage Renal Disease Facility Training Webinar Ma The New Jersey Patient Safety Act And Reporting Process Patient Safety Reporting System. 2 Patient Safety Reporting System The Presentation will Review 1. Center) for suspected ESRD treatment related issues.

Background. Opioid use is common in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. However, safety of individual opioids and concomitant benzodiazepine use has not been studied.

Objective. To study the epidemiology of opioid and concomitant benzodiazepine use in ESRD population. To study the clinical safety profile of individual opioids in patients Author: Rupam Ruchi, Shahab Bozorgmehri, Tezcan Ozrazgat-Baslanti, Mark S Segal, Ashutosh M Shukla, Rajesh M. This statement updates and supplements the testimony that NKF provided to the Committee for its hearing on December 6,on the subject of "Patient Safety and Quality Issues in End Stage Renal Disease Treatment," which specifically addresses payment reform issues.

ESRD. End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is a medical condition in which a person's kidneys cease functioning on a permanent basis leading to the need for a regular course of long-term dialysis or a kidney transplant to maintain life.

Did You Know. You may be eligible for MEDICARE if you have ESRD. Medicare and End-Stage Renal Disease. To evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients in different stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) up to initiation of dialysis treatment and to explore possible correlating and influencing factors.

Cross-sectional design with patients in CKD stages. Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) — We monitor glycemic control in patients with diabetes and predialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) or end-stage renal disease (ESRD) as we do in patients with diabetes and normal kidney.

How is chronic kidney disease treated. There is no cure for chronic kidney disease, but steps may be taken in early CKD to preserve a higher level of kidney function for a longer period of time.

People who have reduced kidney function should: Make and keep regular doctor visits; a nephrologist (kidney. Once Chronic Kidney Disease progresses into end stage renal disease (ESRD), dialysis treatment will be recommended to patients for sustaining patients’ life time.

However, due to its potential risks, more and more patients. Learn how to recognize and treat anxiety when you have kidney disease.

Chasity Shugart, a licensed clinical social worker, will discuss how to identify anxiety and better manage negative, anxious, feelings. She also is keenly interested in quality-of-life issues in children with chronic kidney disease, and over the last 10 years has worked to develop research instruments that measure quality of life in such patients.

Neu is involved in vaccine research and is also doing research on quality improvement in pediatric end-stage renal disease. In early stages of kidney disease, many people experience few or no symptoms.

It’s important to note that chronic kidney disease can still cause damage even though you feel fine. Chronic kidney disease and kidney.

The prevalence of pain has been reported to be >60–70% among patients with advanced and end-stage kidney disease. Although the underlying etiologies of pain may vary, pain per se has been linked. Now the phrase “kidney failure” is falling out of favor and being replaced with chronic kidney disease.

CKD can be used to refer to people in the earliest stages of the disease, people who have moderate degrees of the disease, and people who already have end stage renal disease.

This disease. Treatment of earlier stages of chronic kidney disease is effective in slowing the progression toward kidney failure. Initiation of treatment for cardiovascular risk factors at earlier stages of chronic kidney disease should be effective in reducing cardiovascular disease events both before and after the onset of kidney.

Edition Authors Kristin M. Larson, MSN, RN, ANP, Health Policy Committee Chairperson Mary Houglum, RN, Kidney Disease Awareness and Education Week Advisor Billie Axley, BSN, RN, CNN, Kidney Disease.

Rak A, Raina R, Suh TT, Krishnappa V, Darusz J, Sidoti CW, et al. Palliative care for patients with end-stage renal disease: approach to treatment that aims to improve quality of life and relieve suffering for patients (and families) with chronic illnesses.

Clin Kidney. Coping with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is challenging for many people, since symptoms often don't appear until the disease is advanced and the patient is close to requiring dialysis. This two-part article aims to provide nurses with the basic information necessary to assess and manage patients with CKD.

Part 1, which appeared last month, offered an overview of the disease. This document provides a list of and links to online and telephonic resources that specialize in kidney disease.

Many offer education, as well as the opportunity to connect with other end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients.