If we hope to be successful in a rapidly changing health care environment, dialysis providers can't afford to maintain the status quo. "Successful" doesn't just refer to financial stability; it also means providing good quality care for our patients.
In late 2015, we learned about dialysis machine manufacturer Outset Medical through one of their employees that had worked for us. Outset asked us to assist them as they developed a few of the components of a new hemodialysis system called Tabla. Their technology looked like the kind of tool we could use to advance our transitional care idea.
In early 2016 the Dialysis Center of Lincoln began trialing the Tabla at one of our units; after a number of months, we decided to expand the program into three of our dialysis clinics. We currently have 12 Tablas in use.
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