Tag Archives: Disease

Devastated parents fear Lyme disease killed their 39-year-old daughter

Killed by a tick bite after 11 years: Racecourse worker, 39, died of Lyme disease after catching the infection on a holiday to Australia in 2008 Carly Ellis was diagnosed with the serious bacterial infection back in 2011 She battled eight years of unexplained illnesses, including sepsis and meningitis  The ‘bubbly’ woman who wanted to… Read More »

President Trump executive order, new payment models, target kidney disease

Following an executive order from President Trump on Wednesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed five new payment models for providers treating patients with chronic kidney disease. One is a required payment model and there are four optional models, all designed to encourage home dialysis and kidney transplants. The proposed required end-stage… Read More »