Increasing Rates of Patients Dialyzing at Home
Quality Improvement Activity (QIA)

Network Project Lead: Annabelle Perez, BSN, RN
Network Project Co-lead: Virna de la Cruz, BSN, RN

 

Project Description and Goals

 

Home Dialysis modalities are underutilized in the USA with only 8% of the dialysis patients undergoing renal replacement therapy at home versus 92% being treated with in center hemodialysis.

Quality Insights Renal Network 3 (QIRN3) is conducting a Home Dialysis Quality Improvement Initiative to promote home dialysis therapies to all eligible ESRD patients in the Network 3 service area. This project aims to reduce disparity in the promotion of access to home dialysis.

 

PRIMARY GOAL:  Increase the number of ESRD patients dialyzing at home from 2016 national average of 12% to 16% by 2023

 

SECONDARY GOAL:  Demonstrate a two percentage point improvement in the natural trend of patients using a home modality from January 2019-September 2019

 

Project Description and Goals


Monthly Reporting

Online Reporting Tool Demo
 

Project Calls Schedule

  Date Time
Call Materials
Kick-off Jan 24, 2019 10:00 -11:00 AM EST Presentation Slides
Webinar Recording
Mid-point      
Update
Status

     
Wrap-up
     
 

ESRD NCC Home Modality QIA Learning Action Network (LAN)

Webinar Schedules
Date Time Slides Webinar Recording
Jan 15, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST Presentation Recording 
Mar12, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST    
May 14, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST    
Jul 9, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST    
Sept 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST    
Nov12, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST    

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