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Safety violations, resource shortages put Arizona dialysis patients at heightened risk

Since 2019, nearly three-quarters of Arizona’s 130 outpatient dialysis clinics were cited for lapses in protocols designed to keep patients safe - and records show that dialysis companies often negotiate fines from the state for repeat problems down by thousands of dollars.... Read more»

Study: Higher mortality risk at for-profit dialysis chains

Patients treated at dialysis clinics run by the largest U.S. for-profit chains have a higher risk of death than patients treated by the biggest nonprofit chain, a study released last week in the journal Health Services Research concludes. ... Read more»