|American Association of Kidney Patients
|AAKP is a national organization of more than 12,000 members, including patients, family members, renal professionals, friends and institutional members. It is the only national kidney patient organization directed by kidney patients for kidney patients.
|American Kidney Fund
|The American Kidney Fund provides direct financial assistance to kidney patients in need and education for those with and at risk for kidney disease.
|American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA)
|http://anna.inurse.com/ The American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA) is the professional organization for registered nurses who specialize in the care of patients experiencing the real or threatened impact of renal dysfunction.
|American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
|ASN is a nonprofit corporation to enhance and assist the study and practice of nephrology, to provide a forum for the promulgation of research, and to meet the professional and continuing education needs of its members.
|American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
|Provides editorial review for NIDDK’s new series of fact sheets on kidney disease in children.
|American Society of Transplantation
|AST is dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation. Our goal is to offer a forum for the exchange of knowledge, scientific information and expertise in the field of transplantation.
|American Urogynecologic Society
|AUS is dedicated to represent health care professionals and scientists dedicated to improving the lives of women with pelvic floor disorders, such as pelvic prolapse and bowel and bladder control problems.
|American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation
|The American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation recognizes the need to advance the understanding of erectile dysfunction and male sexual medicine.
|Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
|AAMI is a unique alliance of over 6,000 members united by the common goal of increasing the understanding and beneficial use of medical instrumentation.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
|CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
|Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
|In serving beneficiaries, we will open our programs to full partnership with the entire health community to improve quality and efficiency in an evolving health care system.
|Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services – Open Door
|The “Open Door Forums” provide an opportunity for live dialogue between CMS and the provider community at large, in order to understand and then help find solutions to contemporary program issues.
|Coalition on Donation
|Organ and tissue donation information.
|Combined Health Information Database (CHID)
|Contains informations about books, pamphlets, videos and other educational materials about dealing with a variety of kidney and urologic disease topics.
|DaVita provides dialysis services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure, a condition also known as chronic kidney disease (CKD).
|DHH/ Health Standards Section
|http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?ID=112 DHH/Health Standards Section – They license health care facilities to operate in the state of Louisiana. Their agency certifies these facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid. Toll Free Complaint Numbers: Home Health 800-327-3419 Hospital 866-280-7737 Nursing Home 888-810-1819
|Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
|DCIINC is aimed at the rehabilitation of the ESRD patient and constant improvement of the patient’s care as the principal thrust of its efforts.
|Dialysis Facility Compare
|Espanol – Compare el Cuidado de Salud en el Hogar
|This website provides important information and resources for patients and family members who want to learn more about chronic kidney disease and dialysis.
|Earn CME Online
|Earn CME Online from The University of Oklahoma – Health Sciences Center Creating AV Fistulas in All Eligible Hemodialysis Patients
|Emergency Preparedness for Patients on Dialysis
|Publication Search Link
|CMS patient’s guide provides information, which is consistent with the enclosed manual Emergency Preparedness for Dialysis Facilities.