Is it Time to Make Home Dialysis a Preferred Treatment in Kidney Care?Author : Strive Health
In-center hemodialysis is the most prevalent treatment method for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). Despite the demonstrated benefits of home dialysis, adoption has remained low and relatively stagnant for more than 20 years. Reasons for this historic trend include lack of provider expertise, patient fears about self-management and late-stage disease identification.
New market forces suggest that it may be beneficial and timely for payors and providers to consider making home dialysis a central part of their kidney care strategy. New Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines acknowledge the benefits of home dialysis. And providers and patients appreciate the clinical and quality-of-life benefits home dialysis provides.
Read more in our white paper to learn:
- Types of dialysis treatments currently available
- How home dialysis can improve quality of life and reduce health risks
- Barriers to widespread adoption of home dialysis
- Elements of a successful home dialysis training path