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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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Kidney Week

Special Session

Disruptors on the Move

November 08, 2019 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: 140, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

Major new healthcare players are entering kidney care, bringing perspectives and expertise on technology, big data, and artificial intelligence and integrated payer-provider platforms. Learn how these innovators are transforming the landscape in healthcare delivery in general and kidney care in particular.

ASN thanks its Policy and Advocacy Committee for assistance with this session.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the implications of newcomers to the healthcare field
  • Identify new trends in patient care, electronic health records, and new technologies in healthcare
  • Explain how disruptive market forces may change kidney care in the future

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Other


  • Krishna Reddy Polu, MD
  • Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer, MD, MPH, FASN


  • Partnering with Patients to Jumpstart Disruptive Innovation
    10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    Josephine P. Briggs, MD
  • Brave New World: How New Players Are Changing Kidney Care
    10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
    Bryan Sivak
  • Kidney Care, CVS, and Aetna
    11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    Bruce F. Culleton, MD
  • How Cricket Health Is Transforming Kidney Care
    11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
    Carmen A. Peralta, MD, MS, FASN
  • Panel Discussion
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Leslie Trigg