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CMS releases Medicare Part D data

The most commonly prescribed drug to Medicare part D beneficiaries by claim count is Lisinopril, a generic ACE inhibitor that treats high blood pressure and heart failure

Racial disparities seen in fistula use for dialysis patients

Black and Hispanic patients will start hemodialysis with an arteriovenous fistula less frequently than white patients, according to a report published online by JAMA Surgery

Fresenius first quarter revenue grows 11%

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Amgen first quarter beats Wall Street expectations

Amgen reported first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations, which the company attributed to an increase in demand, and price, for their drugs

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Quality of life for dialysis patients and the Maslow Pyramid

Quality of life for dialysis patients and the Maslow Pyramid

While the goal of developing quality of life metrics and scales is noble, none of the tools truly encompass the multidimensional concept of how to live fulfilling lives

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Meaningful Use Stage 3 proposed rule: A closer look at the objectives

Meaningful Use Stage 3 proposed rule: A closer look at the objectives

Some aspects of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Meaningful Use Stage 3 proposed rule are good (such as simplifying the number of objectives), but some seem very ambitious.

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