Meeting Archive:
Home Modality Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Learning and Action Network (LAN) Call

Meeting Description:

Join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the End Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center (ESRD NCC) for the June 12, 2018 Home Modality Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Learning and Action Network (LAN) call.


Presentation Objectives:

  • Discuss what is happening to patients in the first year of dialysis in the United States.
  • Educate attendees about the concept of a transitional care unit.
  • Highlight how to set up a transitional care unit.
Date: Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Time: 03:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): ESRD NCC
 Presenter Information
Robert S. Lockridge Jr., M.D.

Robert S. Lockridge Jr., M.D., is a retired clinical nephrologist and member of Lynchburg Nephrology Physicians. He was medical director of the home dialysis program at Lynchburg Dialysis Facility. He grew the peritoneal program from no patients in 1982 to 60 peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients by 1996. Dr. Lockridge started the first nocturnal home hemodialysis program in the United States in September 1997.

Presently, Dr. Lockridge is actively involved in educating nephrology physician groups, home training nurses, renal social workers and renal dietitians in the United States and Canada about the practical aspects of home hemodialysis (HHD), who are candidates, and how HHD is prescribed.

Lisa Hart, MSN, CNN

Lisa Hart, MSN, CNN, is the Optimal Transition Manager at Satellite Healthcare in Sacramento, CA. She has been heavily involved in design, development, implementation and management of the Optimal Transitions program, delivering intensive education on all modalities. Ms. Hart has worked as a nurse in the dialysis field for 30 years with experience in hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, home hemodialysis (HHD) and clinical management. She has received her Master’s in Nursing Education with a particular interest in educating patients. She is a Certified Nephrology Nurse.