ORA is a trusted resource for information and we have a reputation for being collaborative and most of all we are here to assure that Ohio’s 18,000 dialysis patients have access to high quality care that they all deserve.
ORA’s mission is to promote and support the interests of Ohio providers of outpatient dialysis services for treatment of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients; and to maintain and enhance the delivery of quality patient care.
What is ESRD? Permanent kidney failure is clinically referred to as ESRD. ESRD stands for end stage renal disease (renal means “relating to the kidneys”) — which occurs when an individual loses 85-90% of kidney function.1 The two… Read More
Message from Diane Wish, President, Ohio Renal Association You may have seen, read or heard about a potential November 6, 2018 Ohio ballot issue — a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution that would recklessly lock dangerous dialysis… Read More
In order for a dialysis technician to become an Ohio Certified Dialysis Technician he or she must complete a minimum of an eight (8) week training program offered by one of the dialysis training programs approved by the… Read More