New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System & The Rogosin Institute Present: Policy, Economics & Science: Implications for the Future of Nephrology

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 General News J E 4

Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Rockefeller University Caspary Auditorium

1230 York Avenue

New York, NY 10021

Kidney disease is one of the country's fastest growing health concerns. Incorporating new treatments and healthcare technology has led to improved prevention and treatment of kidney disease and enhanced the quality of life for millions of patients. Advances in the field hold even more promise.

The symposium will address how changes in dialysis, personalized medicine, electronic health records and transplantation techniques have improved care of patients and how changes in healthcare policy may affect the field. Keynote speaker, Barry M. Straube, MD, chief medical officer and director of the Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will discuss the impact of health reform on the treatment of renal disease.

For a full list of speakers and topics, please visit

To register online, visit:

The symposium is free and reporters are welcome.

For Information: Rogosin Institute, +1-212-746-1552

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- June 7/

SOURCE Rogosin Institute


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