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  • 01:03

    Living with Kidney Dialysis for Patients and Family with Dori Schatell

    in Health

    Dori Schatell is Executive Director of the non-profit Medical Education Institute, which conducts research and develops evidence-based educational materials to help people with kidney disease live as fully as possible.  She has worked in the renal field for 25 years, during which she has written and edited hundreds of educational pieces for patients and professionals, including the original DOQI anemia guidelines, the Core Curriculum for the Dialysis Technician, Kidney School, and many others, and directed development of the Home Dialysis Central website.  She is co-author, with Dr. John Agar, of the book, Help, I Need Dialysis! and worked with Dr. Agar and Beth Witten to develop a decision aid for dialysis called My Life, My Dialysis Choice.

  • 01:05

    Dialysis Patients...... How to Ask For What You Need, With Clinician John Rider

    in Health

    John Rider will discuss how patients can empower themselves and take charge of their own treatment. His insight will help listeners and callers process the difficulties faced by Dialyis Patients and their family. He presently works with Out Patients at High Point Treatment Center in Brockton, Boston.


    John is a past National Advocate for the Commitee of Ten Thousand which deals with the hemophilia community, living with HIV/AIDS and HCV. He helped get national legislation passed and supported litigants in a national class lawsuit.


    Show will air Thursday February 11 at 9:00 PM Eastern, 8:00 Central and 6:00 PM Pacific


    You can listen on line at:  http://blogtalkradio.com/dialysisadvocates or call into the show no earlier than 10 minutes before airtime at:347-857-3961

  • 01:12

    PATIENT TERMINATED, BLACKBALLED LEFT WITH NO CHOICE BUT HOSPICE.

    in Health

    A discussion with the Wife of patient that after complaining of his level of care and the workers in the clinic, he was terminated for what appears to be trumped up reasons. He has since been blackballed from other clinics in his area; with no clinic to go to he has been forced into HOSPICE.


    This appears to be an ongoing problem with DCI, Fresenius and Davita. This patient was a Davita patient. Dialysis Advocates went to their Legal Department and Javier Rodriguez the CEO of Davita. It appears that no one cares at the CEO level; we’ve asked him and the Legal Department to help with this patient. Nothing came from our request to CMS to help this patient who had no appeal and is not allowed to face his accuser. 


    This is happening much too often in too many clinics where complaining about care or workers leads to retaliation. What if any investigation is done at the clinic level is often poorly done and biased in favor of the worker or clinic. Patients are not allowed to see the results of an investigation nor are they allowed to face their accuser. A patient it appears has to go to legal to clean up a record they are not allowed to see.


    We are having too many patients with the same situation Nationwide. One even having to strip down naked before getting dialysis.


    Call in and ask questions and our website has other cases in the News Portion. www.dialysisadvocates.com

  • 00:36

    Kidney Donor Josh Morrison..........and WaitList Zero Foundation

    in Health

    Josh Morrison is a co-founder and Executive Director of Waitlist Zero a non-profit founded by kidney donors, whose mission is to expand support for living kidney donations.


    Josh donated a kidney to a stranger in December 2011. He will explain his reason for his donation along with the process and recovery after the gift of his kidney. He and his group are bringing awareness to the lack of funds available to assist in the living donor transplant process.


    He was a life sciences attorney at Ropes & Gray, a law firm in Boston, He received his B.A. from Columbia University and his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

  • 00:18

    Dialysis Advocates trip to New York and Changes On the Horizon

    in Health

    Dialysis Talk with Dialysis Advocates about their trip to New York last week where they held talks with those interested in furthering the rights of Dialysis Patients and working conditions of those working in Dialysis.


    The Founders of Dialyis Advocates were interviewd for an upcomoing documentary under direction by Gordon Skinner an award winning Documentarian.


    Part of this discussion will cover changes to Dialysis Advocates website, formation of a 5013c Non-Profit organization, an 800 Abuse and Non-Compliance hot-line.


    For information go to http://dialysisadvocates.com/


     

  • 01:30

    "The Literary Corner" Presents "The Recovery Corner" Host Authoress Tonya Wilson

    in Self Help

    Authoress Tonya Wilson of “The Time Is Now” sheds light Issues Of Addictions, Recovery & Deliverance. On Sunday, January 18, 2015 @ 7:00 PM EST. If You Need Inspiration, Answers, or Support, The Time Is Now! Her Guest Panelist This week is, DAVITA CARTER.....Davita Carter was addicted to nicotine for 33 years. Join us as she shares how God gave her another chance at life. One day at a time. The call in number for the show is 1-347-884-8924. You can also listen from your computer and chat with us at this link > http://tobtr.com/s/7204607 


    The Recovery Corner is proudly brought to you by "The Literary Corner" we also provide a diverse platform to bring awareness to socioeconomic issues within our community, Christian Values, promotion of Small Businesses & Support of  Non-Profit organizations. Our Partnering NOP, The Theodore House provides invaluable services for people who suffer with addictions, mental health, homelessness & HIV. For information please contact: Ms. Tamikia Randall  www.theodorehouse.org


     


         


     


        


     


     

  • 00:47

    Rescheduled----Dialysis Technician and Author Cassia Hill on Better Patient Care

    in Health

    Due to studio difficulties this was rescheduled for October 2, 2014


    Cassia Hill started as a dialysis assistant in 2007 and in 2008
    was promoted to a dialysis technician. Cassia's number one priority is
    making sure that each patient that she has in her care is really handled
    professionally in every way and the result is her patients appreciate her
    so much. She has created a book called Expert Tips on Becoming A Dialysis
    Technician. It is designed to give all those interested in becoming a
    dialysis technician tips on how to be a real professional in a dialysis
    environment, this book is also good for technicians that desire to brush up
    on their skills. Her book explores ways to handle a patient in the best way
    possible, do's and don'ts, how to listen to the patient and so much more.
    Cassia knows this book will give great insight to dialysis patients and
    will inspire new or experienced dialysis technicians to be the best
    professional ever.

  • 01:19

    Dialysis Patient and Author Fayton Hollington Discusses His Book and Experiences

    in Health

    Fayton Hollington is an award winning Published Poet with three completed novels, a number of screenplays, and two sitcom pilots. His book Conception of a Dialysis Patient (the untold truths) http://amazon.com/Fayton-Hollington/e/B00M4BIV5Y covers his ordeals starting with Lupus at the age of 12 on through kidney failure and dialysis.


    From the Author: "Thrust into the world of dialysis as an adult, it is from my chair, the unspoken truths are bared. The raw emotion of bewilderment generated by this necessity, between loved ones and friends is unnerving. The plights we as patients endure, while fettered to this reality, becomes poignantly thought provoking. It is tantamount to the ambush of a tsunami, with regard to our daily uncertainties. The untold truths surfacing, during this vital and daunting treatment is up-close. Conception of a Dialysis Patient (the untold truths), is beyond compare, certain to strike a chord in anyone who draws breath."

  • 00:02

    Dialysis Technician and Author Cassia Hill on Better Patient Care

    in Health

    Cassia started as a dialysis assistant in 2007 and in 2008
    was promoted to a dialysis technician. Cassia's number one priority is
    making sure that each patient that she has in her care is really handled
    professionally in every way and the result is her patients appreciate her
    so much. She has created a book called Expert Tips on Becoming A Dialysis
    Technician. It is designed to give all those interested in becoming a
    dialysis technician tips on how to be a real professional in a dialysis
    environment, this book is also good for technicians that desire to brush up
    on their skills. Her book explores ways to handle a patient in the best way
    possible, do's and don'ts, how to listen to the patient and so much more.
    Cassia knows this book will give great insight to dialysis patients and
    will inspire new or experienced dialysis technicians to be the best
    professional ever.

  • 01:08

    Dialysis Talk with Dearly Departed Dialysis Patients Families on Care Problems

    in Health

    A frank discussion with family members of departed Dialysis Patients about the level of care provided to their loved one. Additionally the feeling of a lack of basic information on the care of the family member and how they felt out of the loop during the Dialysis process and care for their loved one will be covered.


    The current problem with overworked and under trained technician’s which has led to patient injury and in some cases patient deaths needs to be addressed and changes legislated.


    There are too many cases of patients being terminated from care for unjust causes; then blackballed from care by other clinics within the same company.


    Listen on line at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dialysisadvocates/2014/09/05/dialysis-talk


    To listen by phone or participate call (347) 857-3961


    Thursday evening September 4, 2014


    9:00 Eastern, 8:00 Central, 6:00 Pacific


    Brought to you by Dialysis Advocates: http://www.dialysisadvocates.com


     

  • 00:38

    Dialysis Talk with muscian and social activist Chili Most

    in Health

    An evening with Chili Most musician and social activist while he talks about he and his brother Z Most, history of making music, and their activism to stop violence in communities and brig about better relationship between all individual through their music.


    To learn more about the most brothers. http://www.chilimostmusic.com


    Thursday August 21 at 9 Eastern, 8 Central and 6 Pacific


    Listen to the show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dialysisadvocates/2014/08/22/dialysis-talk


    To listen or participate call 347) 857-3961