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RVCARE program featured in Nephrology News article by Reddy, Sukheswalla, Dr. Aronoff

Jul 10, 2015

Considered a leading publication on the latest developments in the nephrology industry, Nephrology News & Issues has started a series of articles covering how renal care organizations are improving the quality of care.  For the second part of "The Renal ACO: New Approaches to Kidney Care" they focused on the Renal Ventures' RVCARE program

RV-CARE-logo_NNI-paper_blog.jpgThe NN&I article was authored by Director of Quality and Patient Programs Naveena Reddy, RV CARE partner Farzeen Sukheswalla, and Chief Medical Officer Dr. George Aronoff.  It covers what the RVCARE program is, its goals, successes since 2010, and how the program worked well for a patient named Carlos.

The RVCARE program (Coaching for Actions, Results and Empowerment) coordinates care, educates patients on their health condition, and improves their access to resources during the first 120 days of starting dialysis treatments.  Family members and other caregivers are involved in the process, but the patient is encouraged and empowered to be involved in their therapy.  The core components of RVCARE include dialysis therapy options education, encouraging patients to have a permanent access like an arteriovenous fistula, reducing cardiac and infection-related hospitalizations, and maintaining a low mortality rate.

The article covers the significant role a Care Partner, such as Sukheswalla, has in the patient's life during those 120 days from establishing a support system, providing community resources, collaborating with financial coordinators and social workers, and helping provide a smooth transition to PD, if a patient chooses that modality.  The Care Partner also schedules follow up visits every 1 - 2 weeks to check progress on items such as enhancing their nutrition, understanding lab results, and improving self care.

The program has been quite successful for the over 1,500 patients who have successfully completed the program since 2010 with many patients starting PD, a dramatic decrease in the mortality rate, and approximately 70% of patients having a permanent access. 

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Carlos, the anecdotal case, met 100% of his goals, increased his intake of protein and calories, and transitioned to PD.  By participating in the RVCARE program Carlos overcame many of the challenges he initially faced at the start of dialysis.

To read more about Carlos, the RV CARE program structure, and its success rates, read the article on Nephrology News & Issues.



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