CareDx Applauds White House Efforts to Reform America’s Kidney Health System
President Trump’s executive order aims to reform the nation’s organ transplant and kidney dialysis systems and includes proposals to improve the performance of organ procurement organizations, incentivize living kidney and liver donation, ensure patients with kidney disease receive the best dialysis care available at an affordable cost, and increase the number of available organs for transplantation.
“At CareDx, we believe transplantation is better than dialysis because it promises better quality of life for kidney patients, provides better outcomes and is demonstrably more cost effective for the healthcare system overall,” said
The administration’s focus on kidney health is not only unprecedented, it’s personal—Secretary Azar’s own father was on dialysis and received a kidney transplant. This initiative is his latest effort to improve care for patients living with ESRD while in office.
As a patient-centric organization dedicated to innovating the field of transplantation for more than 20 years,
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Source: CareDx, Inc.