• Official CDC Health Advisory on HCV Infection Among Hemodialysis Patients


    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has received an increased number of reports of newly acquired hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among patients undergoing hemodialysis.
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  • “Patients Speak” Video


    The End Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center (ESRD NCC), in partnership with the Kidney Patient Advisory Council (KPAC) of the National Forum of ESRD Networks, is pleased to announce the release of the Patients Speak video.
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  • Maile: Patients Want to Learn from Other Patients


    National Patient and Family Engagement Learning and Action Network (NPFE LAN) member, Maile, shares her story and point of view on creating new patient tools that are now available for download.
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  • #TogetherWeCan Live Well Video Series Launched


    The End Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center (ESRD NCC) has launched a series of videos highlighting the success stories of people affected by kidney disease.
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  • Ask the Experts


    ESRD NCC announces the launch of Ask the Experts, a continuing series of profiles and interviews of interest to professionals in the kidney community. The first profile features Dr. Joseph A. Vassalotti, Lead Clinical Consultant for Fistula First Catheter Last.
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  • Together We Can, Inspiring Stories from the Kidney Community

    Each month the ESRD NCC will highlight true-life stories of patients and care partners that hope to inspire the kidney community.
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  • End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) National Coordinating Center (NCC)

    The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) National Coordinating Center (NCC) provides support at the national level for the Medicare ESRD Network Program.
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  • Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Program

    Disaster planning information and resources for ESRD Networks, dialysis facilities, healthcare providers and state health agencies.
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  • Fistula First Catheter Last (FFCL) Workgroup Coalition

    The Fistula First Catheter Last Workgroup Coalition focuses on increasing the use of AV fistulas and decreasing the use of tunneled dialysis catheters.
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  • Patient and Family Journey


    Resources and educational materials to enhance the quality of life of those affected by kidney disease.
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  • Find a Dialysis Facility


    Find open and closed dialysis facilities in your area.
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  • ESRD Network Map


    Use the map to find ESRD Network information and connect with resources in your state or region.
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For Patients

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Browse information and resources focused on helping ESRD patients and their care partners become engaged, educated and empowered.

For Professionals

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Resources for dialysis providers, clinicians, network professionals, and others about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ ESRD Program and other resources.

KCER logo imageThe Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Program assists ESRD Networks, Medicare organizations and other groups to ensure efficient disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.Read more
Fistula First logo image.The Fistula First Catheter Last Workgroup Coalition focuses on increasing the use of AV fistulas while decreasing the use of tunneled dialysis catheters as long-term vascular accesses for dialysis.Read more

ESRD Network Map

Use the map to find ESRD Network information in your state or region.
ESRD Network Map

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