DaVita Medical Insights

Podcast: Using Telehealth to Improve Communication with Home Dialysis Patients

As the health care industry evolves toward delivering more patient-centric care, providers are beginning to explore telehealth technologies—such as video conferencing tools and Smartphone apps—to help improve communication and care between patients and care teams. This technology can be particularly helpful to enhance communication in a home dialysis program, in which patients typically communicate with their physicians or nurses once per month when they visit the dialysis center.

Listen to this podcast, in which Martin Schreiber, MD, discusses the value of telehealth in home dialysis and its implications in the advancement of patient care.

Martin Schreiber, MD

Martin Schreiber, MD

With nearly 40 years of experience in nephrology, Martin Schreiber, MD, serves as vice president of clinical affairs for DaVita Kidney Care's home dialysis. Before this role, he worked primarily with Cleveland Clinic and held a number of key positions there, including member of the Board of Governors, chairman of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension and director of home dialysis.