Vibra Hospital of Northern California in Redding is the only long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital in the rural region of the West Coast stretching from north of Sacramento to south of Portland, OR. Care for dialysis patients at this specialty facility is particularly problematic, with only three nephrologists serving the entire area, a growing end-stage renal disease (ESRD) population and patients and their families often having to drive far distances for outpatient intermittent hemodialysis (IHD).
Recently, Vibra Healthcare’s corporate leadership decided to bring in-house IHD services, featuring Outset Medical’s first-of-its-kind Tablo® Hemodialysis System, to several of its hospitals including Vibra Hospital of Northern California. Vibra Hospital of Northern California started managing its own Tablo program in December of 2022.
Read More: https://www.outsetmedical.com/perspective/innovative-dialysis-care-in-a-long-term-acute-care-hospital/
Bringing Innovative Dialysis Care to a Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC) Hospital in Rural Northern California
Via: Neuro News
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