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This brochure developed by the Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative (FFBI) helps educate patients about the differences between AVF and AVG.

Indentification, treatment, and referral of Chronic Kidney Disease patients.

The Clinical Care module of the ESRD Toolkit summarizes why proper clinical care is important in preventing vascular access infections, explains practices staff members can follow during site access to reduce infection risk, and describes ways to

Subject:  Invitation to Participate in EQRS Usability Testing & User Survey

CMS encourages facilities to retain the Portable Document Forman (PDF) file containing their PSCs so that they may generate a replacement paper copy as needed throughout 2017.

Dialysis Center Report to Hospital Infection Preventionist

Hospital Infection Preventionist Report to Dialysis Center

This template helps your ESRD facility examine root causes and barriers, and outline a quality improvement plan.

The Creating a Culture of Safety module of the ESRD Toolkit discusses the importance of a comprehensive, unit-based approach to safety and its impact on improving patient care and reducing harm in dialysis centers.

CROWN Memorandum 160952GN annouces updates on the ESRD Quality Reporting System (EQRS):

This PowerPoint file contains screenshots of the process of using QARM to request CROWNWeb end user roles.  Detailed steps are provided in

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