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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Importance and Measures

Mortality
Total ESRD deaths (2003)...................................................................................................... 82,5888
Cause of death rank (2003)..................................................................................................... >15th2
   
Prevalence
Total cases (2003)................................................................................................................ 452,9578
   
Incidence
New cases (2003)................................................................................................................ 102,5678
   
Cost
Total ESRD program expenditures (2003).............................................................................. $27.3 billion8
Measures

The NHQR includes six measures of ESRD management to assess the quality of care provided to renal dialysis patients. The two core report measures highlighted here are:

  • Adequacy of hemodialysis
  • Registration for transplantation

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Management: Patients With Adequate Hemodialysis Management: State Variation in Hemoglobin A1c Testing

 

 

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