One of the world’s longest-living heart transplant recipients shares a day in the life of dialysis

The definition of sick. That’s how Simon Keith, a kidney transplant recipient and one of the longest-living heart transplant recipients in the world, describes being on dialysis. “It’s hard to eat properly. It’s hard to think straight. Everything is more challenging on dialysis,” says Keith. The former professional soccer player received his first heart transplant…

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Employers can retain the best by supporting living donation

It’s no secret that strong employee retention provides numerous benefits, from reduced costs and improved company culture to a better customer experience and higher revenue. While there are many strategies to drive employee retention, more benefits managers are seeing the value of supporting healthcare benefits that provide real solutions to serious illnesses such as chronic…

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Where the true burden of kidney disease can hide in your budget

Feature: Mark Snyder Knowing whether your employees are at a higher risk for chronic kidney disease could help you cut current and future costs – and save lives. Today in the United States, one in seven Americans is living with chronic kidney disease. Patients who are at a higher risk for CKD include those with…

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How transplantation can help employers better care for the planet

Benefits managers who invest in transplantation not only provide better care for their employees but also better care for the planet. Today in the United States, one in seven adults is living with chronic kidney disease. As this disease progresses, these patients will find themselves with only two options to survive: dialysis or a kidney…

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Overcoming emotional barriers to accepting a living donor transplant

As the saying goes, receiving is harder than giving. It’s a phenomenon Susan Rees has witnessed firsthand. As the chief clinical officer of Rejuvenate Kidney Transplant Solutions, she helps people navigate the complex path to a lifesaving kidney transplant. Rees says many people with chronic kidney disease face emotional barriers to accepting an organ from…

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Recognizing the Burden of Kidney Failure

While the burden of kidney failure, also known as End-Stage Renal Disease or ESRD, can vary due to the size of a company, there’s one fact that remains the same: most self-insured employers are unnecessarily paying more than $500k per affected employee. Mark Snyder, former benefits director and current chief financial officer at Rejuvenate Kidney Transplant…

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Employers can Cut Healthcare Costs through Kidney Transplantation

Most self-insured employers don’t realize how common kidney disease is among their employees nor how much they’re paying – unnecessarily – to treat it. Today in America, one in seven adults is living with chronic kidney disease. As the disease progresses, these husbands, wives, friends and colleagues – 96% of whom don’t yet know they…

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Rejuvenate Kidney Transplant Solutions Announces Completion of Additional Seed Money Round

New round of funding allows expansion of services offered to help self-insured employers fight impact of kidney failure TOLEDO, Ohio, March 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rejuvenate Kidney Transplant Solutions, an organization dedicated to helping employers reduce expenses and improve the lives of employees with kidney disease, announces that it has completed another successful round of funding to support…

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