"To provide leadership and assistance to renal dialysis and transplant facilities in a manner that supports continuous improvement in patient care, outcomes, safety and satisfaction.

We are one of 18 Networks throughout the United States sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid to provide service and support to ESRD providers, patients and their families. We do so by:

  • Developing standards to improve patient care
  • Providing educational resources for patients, families and renal professionals
  • Promoting vocational rehabilitation to help patients remain working or return to the work force
  • Supporting facilities and staff in resolving patient care issues
  • Assisting in resolving patient complaints
  • Collecting and reporting ESRD statistics"