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Podcast: Education and Shared Decision Making to Enhance Choosing the Right Treatment for Each Patient

Many patients with chronic kidney disease receive default treatments that may not necessarily be the best option for their unique needs. Listen to this podcast, in which Jesse Givens interviews Martin Schreiber, MD, on the potential consequences of patients passively accepting care, and ways to empower patients and their families to engage in health-related decisions through education and a shared decision making approach.

 

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.