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Empowering Patients with Kidney Disease: The Role Of Patients in Improving Care

Empowering Patients with Kidney Disease: The Role Of Patients in Improving Care

Most improvements in healthcare outcomes are attributed to clinical, operational, or financial process changes.  However, patients can also play a considerable role in improving their care.  This presentation explores patient empowerment and shared decision-making concepts, specific to patients suffering from kidney disease.  By recognizing the potential benefit of empowered patients, it shifts the balance of care from the hospital and clinician to the community and patient – giving kidney patients a voice and control to improve outcomes!

Location

Savoy Bar & Grill

10601 Montgomery Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111 United States
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(505) 294-9463 View Venue Website

Featuring

Sachin Hajarnis

Sachin Hajarnis, PhD

Nephrology Senior Medical Science Liaison

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

Sachin Hajarnis, PhD is a Senior Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. Dr Hajarnis has a Bachelors and Masters in Life Sciences from University of Mumbai, India. He obtained a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Colorado State University. Dr Hajarnis joined the University of Texas Southwestern Medical school in Dallas, as a post-doctoral fellow in the department of Nephrology where he performed basic research on various aspects of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). He continued his studies on the role of micro-RNAs in PKD as a Research Scientist for several years before joining his current position at Otsuka.

*Sachin Hajarnis is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC)

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