KidneyX In The News
KidneyX Summit Begins Today with Announcement of Redesign Dialysis Prize Competition Phase I Winners
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Chief Technology Officer and the American Society of Nephrology have selected 15 winning teams for Phase I of the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis prize competition.
April 29, 2019
Need For 'Urgency' When Caring For Patients With Kidney Diseases: KidneyX Announces Redesign Dialysis Award Winners
KidneyX announces the 15 Finalists of the Redesign Dialysis Phase I prize competition, each winning $75,000 to advance their proposed solution.
April 29, 2019
John R. Sedor , MD, FASN was appointed chair of the KidneyX Steering Committee. Dr. Sedor will be a leader in sparking innovation and encouraging investment for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease.
April 26, 2019
According to HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan, HHS wants to shift Medicare payment policies to encourage providers to shift dialysis to patients' homes, which would save money on treating end-stage renal disease.
March 27, 2019
KidneyX recently announced it has closed the application period for the first phase of its Redesign Dialysis competition after receiving 165 submissions.
March 7, 2019
HHS Secretary Alex Azar on Monday told a crowd of kidney disease patients and advocates the Trump administration is overhauling Medicare's payment system to move the bulk of dialysis treatments from clinics to the home.
March 4, 2019
The American Society of Nephrology's "Technology Roadmap for Innovative Approaches to Renal Replacement Therapy" aims to spark new ideas about how to treat kidney disease beyond dialysis. The roadmap lays out specific goals for therapy improvements, suggested time horizons, and the kinds of multidisciplinary collaborations required to make those improvements happen.
October 30, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services and the American Society of Nephrology launched a $2.65 million challenge to seek better treatments for kidney disease. The program, called the KidneyX Innovation Accelerator, was launched at the American Society of Nephrology's annual meeting in San Diego.
October 23, 2018
In the fight against kidney disease, this is our moment as a community to look beyond the status quo and cynics and imagine the possible. The time is now to say "If not us, then who? And if not now, then when?"
October 20, 2018
Mark D. Okusa, MD, FASN, President of the American Society of Nephrology, catalogues the need for innovation in nephrology and the potential of KidneyX to accelerate the development and commercialization of kidney therapeutics and improve the lives of patients with kidney diseases.
February 1, 2018
Innovation in kidney care promises to be a significant theme in the kidney community in 2018, and it is hoped, well beyond.
January 5, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recently taken a critical step that will hopefully increase kidney disease research and therapy integration to the level it needs to be.
December 1, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services announced last week that it will establish a public-private fund to help move new technology forward in treating kidney disease.
November 7, 2017
In February of 2017, the VA and ASN convened the inaugural Kidney Innovation Summit at the BAH Innovation Center in Washington D.C. to identify opportunities for innovation in the care of people with CKD.
July 7, 2017
The Kidney Innovation Summit, convened by the VA Center for Innovation and ASN, brought together over 150 great minds to think through new approaches to prevent and treat kidney disease.
February 21, 2017