Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety

Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS)

View the NTDS Promoting Infection Prevention Project Annual Report 2017 here.

Download the "Days Since Infection" Poster here.

Register for the March 29th Targeting Zero Infections webinar - Infectious Disease Reporting: State Requirements & Resources here.

NTDS Project Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life for people with kidney failure by engaging nephrologists as team leaders in transformational change that continuously improves the safety of life sustaining dialysis.

Spotlight: Influenza Activity

Visit the CDC's FluView Interactive to access dynamic visualizations of influenza data. Data is updated every Friday. For additional information, the CDC provides a Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report.

Promising Practice

Read about the NIH's efforts to create a universal flu shot.

CDC and other agencies offer resources to prevent the flu.

Feature Partner: Renal Physicians Association

RPA is bringing together Nephrology professionals to make RPA's Annual Meeting a must-attend event! The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held March 15 - 18, 2018, in Orlando, FL at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista Hotel.This meeting is jointly sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the Renal Physicians Association for 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 creditTM(s).

  • Pay for Performance - prepare for practice transformation to comply with federal regulations and optimize patient outcomes
  • Patient Reported Outcomes - improve kidney patients' experience of care to enhance their well-being
  • Become a leader in advocating for your practice and your patients
  • Challenges and keys to success for women in leadership roles in Nephrology
  • Opportunities to increase utilization of home dialysis
  • How do requirements in the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule affect practice operations
  • Identify Audit Risk Areas
  • How to best utilize Advanced Practitioners
  • Understand revenue cycle best practices and analytics to improve financial management

View the preliminary agenda

Visit the RPA website for more information and to register.

Resource Library: Highlight

People at High Risk of Developing Flu–Related Complications
People at High Risk of Developing Flu–Related Complications
CDC Resource.Posted January 29, 2018

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