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How More Frequent Dialysis Facilitates Patient Recovery

Overview Conventional hemodialysis (HD) is known to cause prolonged, debilitating post-dialysis symptoms. HD’s long recovery time seriously impacts the health and quality of life of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) patients who reside in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Dialyze Direct hypothesized that more frequent dialysis (MFD) results in shorter recovery times for HD patients and better […]

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A Day in the Life of a Dialyze Direct Patient

Patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) who require dialysis often find themselves caught in what feels like an endless cycle of long dialysis sessions followed by lengthy recovery periods. Traditional dialysis, which requires travel to a dialysis clinic three times per week for treatment, has a high impact on quality of life for these patients.  […]

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How Onsite Dialysis Facilitated Care During Hurricane Ian

There are many moving parts to consider when providing healthcare services during a natural disaster. Hospitals, nursing homes, and other providers must develop and implement emergency plans for these contingencies. In the case of dialysis, there are several important considerations: availability of dialysis equipment, filtration systems for the water used in dialysis, and the sanitation level […]

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Why Dialysis Nursing is Better at Dialyze Direct

With the difficulties faced in providing care during the COVID-19 pandemic, many nurses have faced burnout and challenges in maintaining work-life balance, especially as staffing shortages have affected many organizations. This has led to increased interest in finding novel and rewarding approaches to practicing nursing in a post-pandemic world.  Dialyze Direct has had the opportunity […]

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What Does an Onsite Dialysis Team Look Like?

The idea of bringing services to patients, instead of the other way around, is not a new concept. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted exposure to infection risk when transporting patients to offsite facilities, onsite dialysis at skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) has only seen increased demand. Dialyze Direct has been providing onsite dialysis in SNFs […]

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