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(Brussels, Belgium) - - - - Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned iOS and Android app. The new and improved mobile application was recently previewed at ASN Kidney Week in San Diego, and gives clinicians the ability to effortlessly access KDIGO guidelines and recommendation statements as they care for patients.

The latest version of the KDIGO Guidelines for Kidney Disease app brings new features to the fingertips of doctors, clinicians, and healthcare providers worldwide. It now offers a news feed, a comprehensive and improved search tool for reviewing thousands of recommendations, recommendation sharing, searchable PDF guidelines, and a complete list of reports, translations, and commentaries. The modern user interface and intuitive user experience now provide even more on-the-go ease of use for clinicians and patients.

“This app is a major advancement over our previous version. We urge clinicians around the world to download KDIGO Mobile, explore its features, and see how it can be applied in their practice. KDIGO is committed to the widest dissemination of its work and this tool will greatly facilitate that.”

KDIGO Communications Director, Tanya Green, said "This app is a major advancement over our previous version. We urge clinicians around the world to download KDIGO Mobile, explore its features, and see how it can be applied in their practice. KDIGO is committed to the widest dissemination of its work and this tool will greatly facilitate that."

The application design and development was led by NYC-based, Capitol Foundry, a firm specializing in design-driven application development. Additional features and enhancements will be rolled out over the coming months.

 

KDIGO guidelines are also featured in other apps available for free to clinicians. Neph+ is a new mobile app that includes a patient education tool designed to help quantify an individual CKD patient’s risk of progression to ESRD. The app also features other commonly used nephrology equations and a summary of key KDIGO guideline recommendations for the care of patients with CKD.

The KDIGO Mobile app and Neph+ are now available for free in the App Store and Google Play store.

The KDIGO Guidelines for Kidney Disease app is supported by an educational grant from Relypsa, Inc. The Neph+ mobile app is supported by Tricida, Inc. See NephPlus.com for more information.

Download the new KDIGO app today:

 

KDIGO is a Belgian foundation committed to developing and implementing nephrology guidelines that improve patient outcomes on a global basis.

For further information please contact KDIGO at KDIGOcommunications@kdigo.org.

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