Patients as Partners: Improving Communication in End Stage Renal Disease
This study enrolls people with end stage renal disease. The purpose of this study is to learn from people who are on dialysis how best to to improve communication with their healthcare providers.
You will meet with an interviewer either before, during or after a treatment or clinic visit and at a time that is convenient for you. We will ask you some questions about your experiences with renal disease. Participation in the study will involve two interviews. Your participation in this study
will take approximately 90 minutes. Study takes place at ECMC (Erie County Medical Center, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215).
The purpose of the study is to engage people who have end stage renal disease as experts in their care by asking them to (1) describe their lived experience as patients who receive dialysis and (2) to offer their perspectives on ways to improve patient-provider communication about choices and decisions in the treatment of kidney failure.
Let us know how the study team can reach you.
If you do not hear back within 2 business days, reach out to the study team directly at the contact information above or email firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will assist you.