Audrey El-Gamil Presented at Lifeline's Physician Operators Forum on September 28, 2013

Published Tuesday, October 1, 2013 11:00 am

She presented the results of a study recently published in Seminars in Dialysis entitled "Clinical and Economic Value of Performing Dialysis Vascular Access Procedures in a Freestanding Office-Based Center as Compared with the Hospital Outpatient Department among Medicare ESRD Beneficiaries." This study found that ESRD patients who receive vascular access maintenance and placement services in a dedicated vascular access center have better outcomes and lower Medicare payments than patients treated in the hospital outpatient department.

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