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Quick view of ESRD facilities and population by state in MKN region.

Review the presentations of the Network 11 Annual Meeting held October 16, 2015 in Milawukee, WI.

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Trends in involuntary patient discharge, by reason for discharge 2007-2013

This data subset was pulled from the 9/13/2016 NPPES data dissemination.  It lists all providers for whom the "Healthcare Provider Taxonomy Code", "261QE0700X" (End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Treatment)  is indicated.

This brochure provides a high-level explanation of the different choices for home dialysis treatment. 

This article investigates an outbreak of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) at a hemodialysis facility, which revealed evidence that limited intrafacility transmission occurred despite adherence to published infection control standards for dial

The Patient and Family Engagement module of the ESRD Toolkit defines patient engagement in the context of end-stage renal disease facilities, discusses how to recognize and overcome obstacles to patient engagement, explains how to engage patients

View the results of our March 2015 survey addressing patient and family engagement at the facility level.

This poster and/or handout describes the rights and responsibilites of ESRD patients. It also provides contact information for Midwest Kidney Network and your State Survey Agency. Download the appropriate copy for your state below.


Here are manuals to help start a peer mentoring program in your dialysis unit!