Dr. Belding Scribner was a pioneer in the field of kidney dialysis.  His invention, the Scribner Shunt, brought dialysis to all those who needed it.  He had the following to say about the for-profit takeover of dialysis:


Dr. Carl Kjellstrand was recipient of the Annual Award for Lifetime achievement in Hemodialysis.  His remarks about fast vs. slow dialysis in a keynote address are eyeopeners: