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DaVita CEO Kent Thiry Says He Won't Run for Colorado Governor
Articles from The Denver Post and Denver Business Journal.
Review of ERA-EDTA 2017
(115-page pdf) Free, full-text issue of EMJ Nephrology. YouTube video of the opening ceremony of ERA-EDTA 2017 in Madrid, Spain on June 3rd.
Webinar: Introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Protocol
Notice from the Northwest Renal Network on the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) webinars scheduled for Aug. 3 and Aug. 4. Pre-registration is required.
CJASN Express Abstracts:
Kidney Disease Risk Score Can Be Built into Patients' Electronic Health Records
Press release from Brigham and Women's Hospital. Advance Article abstract from the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association.
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Release Nears for Revised US Hypertension Guidelines
Commentary from Internal Medicine News.
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Impact of Renin-Angiotensin Aldosterone System Inhibition on Serum Potassium Levels among Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Issue-in-Progress abstract from American Journal of Nephrology.
Article in Press Abstracts from Kidney International:
Iron-based Binder Improves Phosphorus Levels in Dialysis Patients
Article from Renal & Urology News.
UMD Engineers Invent the First Biocompatible, Ion Current Battery
Unicyte AG, Regenerative Medicine Unit of Fresenius Medical Care, Appoints Scientific Advisory Board
Psychiatry Group Tells Members They Can Defy 'Goldwater Rule' and Comment on Trump's Mental Health
Article From STAT.

"An increasing number of psychologists and psychiatrists have denounced the restriction as a “gag rule” and flouted it, with some arguing they have a “duty to warn” the public about what they see as Trump’s narcissism, impulsivity, poor attention span, paranoia, and other traits that, they believe, impair his ability to lead."
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Sharing Knowledge for Health Care
Free, full-text, Online First viewpoint article from JAMA Internal Medicine.
Slight Drop in Measles Vaccinations Could Triple Infections in U.S. Kids
House Panel Launches Initiative to Reduce Medicare Regulations, Mandates
News brief from AHANews.
Data Book: Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program
(214-page pdf) report from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

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