2016 USRDS Annual Data Report highlights current trends in kidney disease

According to the 28th Annual Data Report of the United States Renal Data System (USRDS), hospitalization and mortality rates for patients with chronic kidney disease continue to decline in the United States.

Along with those rates, the report highlights several current trends in kidney disease in the United States, including Medicare spending in the patient population and number of kidney transplants.

This year’s report provides data from 2014 and is released by the USRDS coordinating center based at the University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, in partnership with Arbor Research Collaborative for Health.

For additional highlights, see the University of Michigan Health System press release.