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By: Jennifer Milton, BSN, MBA, CCTC

Like most of you, I speak, read and listen to a tremendous amount of information on transplant topics involving quality and/or federal policies. Scorecards, standards, monitoring outcomes, and how to “thoroughly” do a “thorough” review are among my...

By: Bridgette Diedrich

If your transplant center is anything like mine, there is endless consternation about what the QAPI team should measure, despite our familiarity with CMS guidance for indicators to monitor. In the QAPI Resource Guide for Transplant Surveyors (2010) it is explained...

By: Koren Fay

Under pressure from CMS, UNOS and insurance companies, transplant centers often have a laser focus on the success of post-transplant patients. At the same time, the transplant center’s organizational leadership often focuses on new patient evaluations through financial and RVU incentive...

By: Jennifer Milton, BSN, MBA, CCTC

Maintaining an up to date Kidney Transplant Waiting List is a universally frustrating conundrum faced by Transplant Centers.

Pre-kidney nurse coordinators and staff are stretched thin: they must balance call, office duties, processing new referrals, managing outreach clinics while...