CVS developing early intervention for kidney disease, new home dialysis machine

CVS HEALTH has announced plans to improve early diagnosis of and in-home treatment of kidney failure, the latter of which is the subject of an upcoming clinical trial. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE
CVS HEALTH has announced plans to improve early diagnosis of and in-home treatment of kidney failure, the latter of which is the subject of an upcoming clinical trial. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE
WOONSOCKET —  CVS Health Corp. plans to provide earlier intervention for people most at risk for kidney disease and will launch a clinical trial of a new home-based dialysis machine allowing longer, more frequent treatments, which studies show improve renal patients’ health. The company will crunch medical and pharmacy claims data with predictive analytic algorithms…

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