Introduction Americans spent $3.6 trillion dollars on healthcare in 2018. Medical spending as a percentage of US GDP was near 18% in that same year.1 And within that larger healthcare picture, kidney disease looms large, with incomplete diagnosis, insufficient risk stratification, ineffective treatment implementation, poor health outcomes and a high price tag for patients, employers… Continue reading A “How To” Playbook for Disrupting Kidney Care: Our Live Chat with the National Kidney Foundation’s Chief Medical Officer
Introduction Historically, there have not been many promising or positive clinical trials for kidney health. In recent years, kidney health has become an area of focus with therapeutic trials that are exploring the potential detection, prevention and treatment of kidney disease. Recently, I discussed kidney clinical studies with a clear expert on the topic, Katherine… Continue reading Are Kidney-Focused Clinical Studies Finally Hitting Their Groove? The Trials to Watch & Why
3 Ways We’re Translating Lessons Learned in Cancer to Help Fix the Kidney Care Model By Elise Wilfinger 7.27.21 “That’s why I joined forces with James (James McCullough, CEO & Board Member), Michael (Michael Donovan, Chief Medical Officer), Fergus (Fergus Fleming, Chief Technology Officer) and leading nephrologists (Steve Coca, Girish Nadkarni). And why we’ve been… Continue reading 3 Ways We’re Translating Lessons Learned in Cancer to Help Fix the Kidney Care Model
6 Tipping Point Innovations in Kidney Care: A Leading Expert Shares His POV By Elise Wilfinger 6.29.21 tip·ping point noun def: the point at which an idea crosses a certain threshold and gains significant momentum. Introduction Improvements in the standard of care for kidney disease have been relatively slow. That said, certain critical advancements in… Continue reading 6 Tipping Point Innovations in Kidney Care: A Leading Expert Shares His POV
Why a Shift in Thinking from Kidney Disease to Kidney Health is Mission-Critical. A Candid Conversation with NKF Board Member, Holly Kramer By Elise Wilfinger 6.02.21 Today, we’re proud to launch our new Blog series, Well Filtered.™ We know that there are many health blogs, but none focused exclusively on the need to shift our… Continue reading Why a Shift in Thinking from Kidney Disease to Kidney Health is Mission-Critical. A Candid Conversation with NKF’S Former President & Board Member, Holly Kramer.