Understanding an ESCO to Improve Kidney Care

ESCO to Improve Kidney Care - kidney talk

Kidney care is complex and often fragmented.  A new pilot program by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services is in play. Its name is End-Stage Renal Disease Seamless Care Organization (ESCO). Doug Johnson, MD, Medical Director for Dialysis Clinic Incorporated, along with his team Dr. Toros Kapoian, Kathy Searson, Karen Nugent, Bob Motacki, Wayne Dwyer describe how they plan to improve care coordination and be more efficient with resources. Learn more at Metropolitan Kidney Care.

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Hosted By Lori Hartwell

Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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