In this introduction to the Dialysis at Home Kidney Community Event, executive director of Home Dialyzors United Nieltje Gedney and president and chief executive officer of the American Kidney Fund (AKF) LaVarne A. Burton give a brief overview of what you can expect from the event. Afterwards, Leslie Trigg, CEO of Outset Medical speaks on the history of her company and their place in the dialysis/kidney community while also discussing why listening patients plays such an important part in the development of new dialysis devices. Finally, Dori Schatell of the Medical Education Institute discusses important things to consider for dialysis patients and how to properly think about what really matters to them so that they can still live happy and fulfilling lives even while on dialysis.
Chair and CEO, Outset Medical
Executive Director, HDU
Lavarne A. Burton
President & Chief Executive Officer, American Kidney Fund
Medical Education Institute