Person-centered care is imperative in treating chronic illnesses like kidney disease. Department of Veterans Affairs physician Dr. Anne O’Hare lays out five strategies for including patients in kidney care. 
Precious McCowan, a patient advocate living with end stage renal disease, shares her health care journey and how she’s making sure the patient voice is being heard. 
Day one of the 2019 CMS Quality Conference featured the CMS Administrator recounting successes from the past year and looking ahead at 2019, as well as inspiring stories from an ESRD patient thriving on dialysis and a bioethicist who overcame opioid dependency. 
Following last year’s CMS Quality Conference, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients advanced the patient perspective on topics of importance to them. Learn how in this contributed article from the ESRD National Coordinating Center.