Nephrology Today & Tomorrow 2012
Friday, June 29, 2012 at 8:30 AM - Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 12:00 PM (CDT)
When & Where
ESRD Network of Texas, Inc.
Who We Are
Network #14 encompasses the state of Texas, which is the second largest state in land area behind Alaska, with 267 thousand square miles of land. Texas is also the second most populous state in the nation behind California, with an estimated population of 26 million residents in 2012, increasing 1.7 percent from the 2011 estimate. Calculated from the 2010 census, Texas experienced the second highest estimated numeric increase among states in 2012 (1.7%) behind North Dakota (2.2%). Though California still has the largest population, it only saw an estimated increase of 0.9 percent in 2012. Eight percent of the nation’s population resided in Texas in 2012. The metropolitan areas of Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio continued to grow in 2012, accounting for over 60 percent of growth, most of which occurred in the Houston Metroplex, closely followed by the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
ESRD Network #14 is the largest Network in number of total patients (53,776), followed by Network #6, and in the top three largest Network in number of dialysis Providers (542) along with Network #6 and Network #9 at year end 2012. The Network office is staffed by 12 full time and 2 part time employees.