ASN Kidney Week Focuses on Research, New Trends and Improved outcomes

Kikelomo Miller, nurse coach supervisor, and Sally Reppucci, executive vice president of operations and technology of Renalogic recently attended the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2015 in San Diego, CA.

american-society-nephrologyThe event was a coming together of kidney professionals from around the globe for discussions and debate about the latest treatment advancements and improvements to kidney health. There was no shortage of professionals and experts, and the sessions were engaging and insightful.

Kidney disease took center stage and there were many presentations about the long and ongoing fight against the disease. Improving outcomes, and with it the lives of millions of patients with kidney disease, has long plagued experts. New treatments and discoveries were a large part of the discussion at the event.

Researchers shared their work on every aspect of kidney health, even including relaxation and nutrition. The exhibit hall was packed with businesses promoting products and services associated with kidney health and prevention.

This was a unique experience learning about the latest policies, research and recent treatment advances of kidney disease and related disorders.

About Kidney Week According to the American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Week hosts more than 13,000 kidney professionals from across the globe.

“The world’s premier nephrology meeting, Kidney Week provides participants exciting and challenging opportunities to exchange knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative discussions with leading experts in the field.”

For more information about Kidney Week, please visit the American Society of Nephrology.

Kike Miller

Kikelomo is the case management supervisor at Renalogic. Kikelomo has a clinical competency that spans from medical surgical, cardiovascular care, renal care, case management, nursing education, discharge planning and managed care. She has an extensive case management experience and she is dedicated to working with her team to educate members at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD). Kikelomo has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgia College and State University and Masters in Public Administration and Healthcare Management from Troy University. She is also a certified case manager and dedicated to the Profession of nursing; she values the practice of collaborative care and quality outcomes.