Quality Assurance

Clinical Performance Measures/Clinical Practice Guidelines/Best Practices

Southland Renal Medical Group Standards of Care
Southland Renal Medical Group Chronic Kidney Disease Quality Report
Southland Renal Medical Group End Stage Renal Disease Quality Report

Chronic Kidney Disease:

Hypertension Management
Glucose Management and Diabetic Nephropathy Management of Nutrition
Anemia Management
Iron Therapy
Bone and Mineral Metabolism
Lipid Management
Metabolic Acidosis
Vascular Access Preparation
Medication Reconciliation
Vaccinations
Hospital Days Per Patient Per Year
End Stage Renal Disease Preparation & 90 Day Transition Period
Renal Replacement Options
Psychosocial Assessment
Central Venous Catheter Percentage (Incident Patients) Central Venous Catheter Percentage (Greater than 90 days) Peritoneal Dialysis
Arterial Venous Fistula

End Stage Renal Disease/Hemodialysis:

Hemodialysis Adequacy
Vascular Access
Treatment of Access Complications
Access Procedures Per Patient Per Year
Nutrition
Cardiovascular Disease
Hypertension Management
Anemia in Dialysis Patients
Iron Therapy in Dialysis Patients (Ferrlecit/Venofer) Bone and Mineral Metabolism
Vitamin D Protocols
Cinacalcet Protocol
Coumadin Protocol
Glucose Monitoring
Prevention and Management of Diabetes Complications Medication Reconciliation
Quality of Life
Immunization
Hospital Days Per Patient Per Year

End Stage Renal Disease/Peritoneal Dialysis:

Access Management Dialysis Adequacy Anemia
Iron Therapy
Bone and Mineral Metabolism
Nutrition
CAPD: Infectious complications
Noninfectious Complications
Cardiovascular Disease
Hypertension Management
Anemia in Dialysis Patients
Iron Therapy in Dialysis Patients (Ferrlecit/Venofer) Bone and Mineral Metabolism
Vitamin D Protocols
Cinacalcet Protocol
Coumadin Protocol
Glucose Monitoring
Prevention and Management of Diabetes Complications Medication Reconciliation
Quality of Life
Immunization
Hospital Days Per Patient Per Year

Kidney Transplantation:

Evaluation and referrals to regional transplant centers
Perioperative transplant assistance to maximize outcomes and reduce complications
Post transplantation monitoring and treatment