The September Network 16 News is on Emergency/Disaster Reporting, and includes instructions for Northwest Renal Network (Network 16) facilities to report disruption of patient treatment, as is required by CMS. Instructions for Network 18 facilities can be found at http://www.esrdnetwork18.org/machform/embed.php?id=16298 .
The Network 16 News issue also includes a “Question Corner” on addressing patient concerns about scheduling their dialysis (see also https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/PM/Schedules0817.pdf), and notes about upcoming professional meetings:
- Network 16 Annual Quality Conference, October 22, 2017 near SeaTac Airport (see also https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2017/08/22/101-nw16-quality-conference/)
- CNSW NW Chapter Fall Educational Conference, November 3, 2017 in Issaquah WA (https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2017/09/19/113-cnsw-nw-educational-conference/)
- CNSW OR-SW WA Chapter Transplant Workshop, November 8, 2017 in Portland (https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2017/09/15/118-nw16-cnsw-transplant-conference/)
And a note welcoming Network 16’s new Quality Improvement Education Coordinator, Ashley Thomsen, RN, BSN.
Find a copy of the Network 16 News issue at https://www.nwrn.org/providers-and-professional-staff/nw16n.html .