LAWRENCE, Mass., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced the creation of its annual Zenith Award to recognize acute renal care teams for their outstanding contributions to patient care. The award recipient will be announced on April 15, 2015 at a NxStage sponsored event during the 2015 AACN National Teaching Institute Critical Care Exposition in San Diego, California.
Interested participants are encouraged to submit an application for review by March 31, 2015 online at www.nxstage.com/zenith. Applicants are asked to detail specific examples of their creative, and effective, contributions to acute renal therapy services.
"The ICU teams administering therapy to a patient with acute kidney failure are critical to that patient's potential health and well-being," said Joe Turk, President of NxStage. "The Zenith Award is a much deserved recognition for the teams that dedicate their lives to continuously improving acute renal therapy with innovative solutions, and ultimately bettering patient care."
NxStage has provided renal replacement therapy solutions to ICUs for acute kidney injury since 2002. The NxStage® System Onetm is used in 7 of the top 10 leading renal care hospitals, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.1 The System One is designed to simplify the delivery of renal care, while providing clinicians with the flexibility to individualize therapy for their patients in the ICU.
NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM) is a medical device company, headquartered in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, that develops, manufactures and markets innovative products for the treatment of ESRD and acute kidney failure. For more information on NxStage and its products, please visit the Company's website at www.nxstage.com.
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Reference: 1. U.S. News Best Hospitals Data: Nephrology. 2014-2015. Available at: http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings/nephrology
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