Acute Kidney Injury (AKINow)

AKINow Mission

To promote excellence in the prevention and treatment of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) by building a foundational program that transforms the delivery of AKI care, reduces morbidity and Mortality and improves long-term outcomes.

 Workgroups

 AKINow Spotlight

Saving Lives and Saving Money: Artificial Intelligence for Improvement in AKI Quality of Care and Cost Effectiveness

This webinar, offered by the ASN AKINOW, discusses potential areas in AKI clinical management where artificial intelligence can reduce costs while saving lives. Anyone interested in learning about or implementing AI into their clinical practice will find great value in this webinar.

Determining Gaps in Care of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Survivors

Recorded: May 3, 2022

This focus group session, offered by the ASN AKINow Recovery Workgroup, provided an opportunity for attendees to discuss early discharge planning, interventions to impact post-AKI care, and challenges and opportunities in the care of AKI survivors.

Is it Really Elementary, my Dear Watson? Using Artificial Intelligence for Acute Kidney Injury

This webinar, offered by the ASN AKI!Now Program will provide an introduction to using artificial intelligence and machine learning in diagnosing, preventing, and treating AKI. A great webinar for anyone interested in learning about or implementing AI into their clinical practice.

Reducing Bias in AKI Artificial Intelligence Algorithms: Does a Machine have an Unconscious Bias?

This webinar, offered by the ASN AKI!Now Artificial Intelligence Workgroup, describes how to reduce bias in AI algorithms that are tailored to improve AKI care. This is particularly relevant for anyone interested in learning about or implementing AI into their clinical practice.

 AKINow Resource Library Highlights

Fostering Scientific Innovation to Impact AKI: A Roadmap from ASN's AKINow Basic Science Workgroup

In 2020, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) convened AKINow as a longitudinal initiative to promote excellence in the prevention and treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI). AKINow’s interests span fundamental research, provider education, and patient advocacy. Here we describe current efforts of AKINow’s Basic Science Workgroup to foster innovation in AKI research.