On July 10, 2019, President Trump signed an executive order to launch “Advancing American Kidney Health,” an outline of policy priorities centered on advancing 3 main goals: (1) preventing kidney failure whenever possible through better diagnosis, treatment, and incentives for preventive care; (2) increasing patient choice through affordable alternative treatments for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) by encouraging higher-value care, educating patients on treatment alternatives, and encouraging the development of artificial kidneys; and (3) increasing access to kidney transplantation by modernizing the organ recovery and transplantation systems and updating outmoded and counterproductive regulations.1
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Thomas E, Milton J, Cigarroa FG. The Advancing American Kidney Health Executive Order: An Opportunity to Enhance Organ Donation. JAMA. 2019;322(17):1645–1646. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.14500
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