At Network 9 we are committed to providing our facilities with information at their fingertips.

End User Support with Freshdesk

In order to meet our goal, we have initiated the use of a web based help desk application knows as Freshdesk.  This systems allows end users to create a help desk tickets which come directly to our IT staff for assistance, and allows us to answer questions in the order they are received. It is also a Knowledge Base Portal which guides the user through many questions and answers that are commonly experienced.

  • HelpDesk ticket creation, please click here.
  • HelpDesk Solutions, please click here
  • Please visit Knowledge Base and Customer Portal - This is a “one stop shop” for information on various data systems such as CROWNWeb, NHSN, the Quality Incentive Program (QIP) and DialysisData.org. The portal has direct links to websites of these systems where the relevant information is available for technical assistence. There are several Network developed tips / FAQ’s for data submission compliance available in this portal.

Facility Responsibilities

  • Timely submission of all Data
  • Constantly keeping Facility Personnel updated in CROWNWeb
  • Communication with Network

Facility Data Submission Guidelines

Data SystemTaskFrequency
CROWNWebPART VerificationBy 5th business day of each month
CMS-2728Within 10 business days of Date Regular Chronic Dialysis Began
CMS-2746 FormsWithin 14 days of the date of death
Resolve Notifications and AccretionsWithin 15 days of insuance
Add Key PersonnelWithin 5 business days of staff changes
NHSNEvent DataQuarterly
Healthcare Personnel (HCP)By May 15th


CROWNWeb

2744 Form Instructions and Updates

  • Facilities can resolve a majority of 2744 Warnings and Errors before submission. Please click here for a full listing of these warning and errors with common resolutions.
  • For 2744 Field Description, please click here.

Top 5 FAQ'S for CROWNWeb


Dialysis Facility Compare (Master Account Holder)

The DialysisData.org web site is used to perform all three of the following activities:

  • Updating MAH information (use facility CCN as username and MAH password for log in)
  • To add/edit users and grant permissions (use facility CCN as username and MAH password for log in)
  • To access DFR and QDFC reports (use individual user email address as username and password setup by them for log in)

For full Master Account Holder instructions, please click here.

To obtain your MAH password, please create a ticket and we will respond promptl
*please note to state ‘MAH Password’ and supply your facility CCN


Maintaining Privacy

PII/PHI and HIPAA

  • Please be advised that email correspondence to the Network IS NOT SECURE and does not meet the guidelines established by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for transmission of patient identifying information (PII) or protected health information (PHI).
  • For more information about PII/PHI and HIPAA guidelines, please click here.

Network Contacts

IPRO ESRD Network of the Ohio River Valley
Network 9 (IN,KY,OH)

Jerome Jemison, BS
Data Coordinator 
216-755-3057
jjemison@nw9.esrd.net