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Increasing Rates of Patients Dialyzing at Home

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Goals

  • Using the Achievable Benchmark of Care™ (ABC)™ Model, demonstrate an increase of 2.5% in the number of patients who begin training for a home modality. This is a Network-wide project.
  • Champion and advance the Home Modality initiatives identified in the Executive Order on Advancing American Kidney Health (AAKH).
  • Participate in the Learning and Action Network (LAN) meetings and activities.
  • Promote patient, family, and caregiver engagement with the facilities.
  • Improve collaboration between in-center staff members and home modality staff.
  • Improve knowledge of home modalities for in-center staff members to provide needed support to patients transitioning to home training.
  • Improve the tracking and transitioning of eligible patients training on a home modality using the 7-Steps to Home Training tracker.
  • Attend the Network 15 Increasing Rates of Patients Dialyzing at Home Orientation, to be held on January 7, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. MST. Detailed information will be sent to Network facilities. Visit the registration page to learn more about this quality improvement activity (QIA).

Tools and Resources

ESRD NCC Home Modality QIA LAN Calls
Did you miss the last ESRD National Coordinating Center (NCC) Home Modality QIA Learning and Action Network (LAN) call? ESRD NCC Home Modality QIA LAN calls offer the opportunity for one Continuing Education Credit. Access past recordings at https://esrdncc.org/en/qia/.