Today, the Company initiated its 2013 ‘Call to Action’ campaign with the launch of Hemodialysis at Home: A Better Way For a Better Life. This effort will support and showcase the strength of dialyzors, care partners, physicians, nurses, patient advocates, and other renal professionals who believe patients need to have better access to the improved survival, clinical benefits and quality of life reported by many patients receiving more frequent home hemodialysis. The primary near-term goal of the project is to ensure that these supporters are heard by government officials and that current
Patients have a right to be fully informed of all of their treatment options and to choose whichever therapy is best for them, said
More frequent and at home treatments made possible with home hemodialysis can allow people with kidney disease the freedom and flexibility to reclaim their lives. In fact, in a survey, more than 90% of nephrologists said they would choose a home dialysis therapy for themselves if informed they needed renal replacement therapy, with HHD being the preferred option. But surprisingly, more than 90% of patients undergoing dialysis in
Supporters of Home Hemodialysis: A Better Way For a Better Life believe patients need to be better educated about the treatment options that exist and that
About Hemodialysis at Home: A Better Way For a Better Life: Hemodialysis at Home: A Better Way For A Better Life brings together dialyzors, care partners, physicians, nurses, patient advocates, and other renal professionals from across the country who believe patients need to have better access to and more awareness of the improved quality of life reported to be made possible by home dialysis technology. Hemodialysis at Home: A Better Way For A Better Life is a project of NxStage. For more information, please visit www.HemoAtHome.org.
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