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Impacting Dialysis Treatment Success and Clinical Outcomes

When patients and their caregivers are more informed, they can positively influence overall treatment success. DaVita® nurses educate patients and caregivers on important topics, such as:

  • Overview of kidney disease
  • Preparing for dialysis
  • Planning for vascular access
  • Treatment options
  • Importance of diet and nutrition
  • Support networks

Patient PathwaysSM, a provider-neutral acute care management and discharge planning subsidiary of DaVita, specializes in the admission, complex case management, discharge and 30-day post-discharge care of patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). Patient Pathways offers hospitals unbiased renal nurses and patient liaisons that coordinate the care of ESRD patients and offer in-depth renal education to patients.

Visit our Patient Pathways page for more information.

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