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- Here's Why You Should Invest in DaVita (DVA) Stock For Now
DaVita (DVA) continues to benefit from international expansion, strategic buyouts and strong demand of dialysis
Zacks. Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019.
- Google's DeepMind says its A.I. tech can spot acute kidney disease 48 hours before doctors spot it
DeepMind, which Google acquired in 2014, says it's building tools to predict acute kidney injuries before they lead to dialysis, or even death.
CNBC. Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019.
- Dialysis Firm Cancels $524,600.17 Medical Bill After Journalists Investigate
This week, NPR profiled a Montana man who was billed nearly half a million dollars for 14 weeks of dialysis, after being caught in a dispute between insurer and the dialysis
provider. Now he owes $0.
NPR. Friday, 26 Jul 2019.
- Man on life-saving dialysis billed $540,000 for 14 weeks of care
"The doctor that I saw said, 'you will do dialysis, or you will die,'" the patient said
CBS News. Friday, 26 Jul 2019.
- Montana man, 50, hit with $540,842 bill for dialysis after he was diagnosed with kidney failure
Sovereign Valentine, 50, from Plains, Montana was diagnosed with kidney failure and told to start dialysis
immediately despite his insurance seemingly having no in-network clinic.
Daily Mail. Monday, 22 Jul 2019.
- First Came Kidney Failure, Then There Was The $540,842 Bill For Dialysis
A personal trainer in Montana had a sudden need for life-saving dialysis
after his kidneys failed. But he and his wife never expected the huge bill they received for 14 weeks of care.
NPR. Monday, 22 Jul 2019.
- Drugstore chain CVS developing home kidney dialysis device
Drugstore chain starts trials of machine that could change life for millions of patients and upend a $35 billion market
CBS News. Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019.
- Trump's Order on Kidney Care Lifts These Dialysis Stocks
stocks move north after Trump signs an executive order designed to reform the nation's kidney treatment industry.
Zacks. Thursday, 11 Jul 2019.
- Kidney dialysis stocks soar as investors see Trump executive order as good news
The details of the proposal for achieving that goal appear to be far less threatening to the major dialysis
providers than initially feared by many investors.
CNBC. Thursday, 11 Jul 2019.
- Trump admin to overhaul kidney disease care, reimbursement
The changes include altering reimbursement for kidney treatment, revising rules to ensure that kidneys reach patients more quickly, moving more patients into home dialysis
and encouraging development of artificial kidneys.
Modern Healthcare. Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019.
- Man, 43, needs dialysis for the rest of his life after eating poisonous pufferfish liver
The man, from Aventura in Florida, shared pufferfish with his grandmother but ended up with vomiting, abdominal pain and muscle weakness because of a poison 1,200 times stronger than cyanide.
Daily Mail. Monday, 10 Jun 2019.
- For-profit dialysis provider charges private insurers 4 times more than government payers
Private insurers covering people receiving treatment for dialysis
paid four times more than government insurance programs such as Medicare paid for the same service. ...
Science Daily. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts
Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis
machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out.
Reuters. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Investigators incorporate randomized trial within dialysis care delivery
The Time to Reduce Mortality in ESRD (TiME) trial was a large pragmatic trial demonstration project designed to determine the benefits of hemodialysis sessions that are longer than many patients currently receive. ...
Science Daily. Thursday, 18 Apr 2019.
- Diabetes Drug May Prevent, Slow Kidney Disease: Study
A drug used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease, which causes millions of deaths each year and requires hundreds of thousands of people to use dialysis
to stay alive.
Newsmax. Monday, 15 Apr 2019.
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