NKR Exceeds 50,000 Twitter Followers: More Patients Learning About Kidney Swaps Through Social Media

Today, the National Kidney Registry announced that its Twitter following broke through the 50,000 level. With over 80,000 patients waiting for a kidney transplant, an ever increasing number are educating themselves about kidney transplant “swaps” via the National Kidney Registry’s tweets. “The magnitude of our following on Twitter is allowing us to educate many more …

NKR Keynotes Wharton Welcome Weekend Speech Delivered by Alumnus and NKR Founder & President, Garet Hil

Today, during his keynote speech to participants of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s annual “Welcome Weekend,” Garet Hil, Founder and CEO of the National Kidney Registry, announced the completion of economic research identifying $100 billion in U.S. healthcare savings that can be generated by facilitating living donor kidney transplants over the next …