Our vision is to “Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World Has Ever Seen.” We are humbled and motivated by the recognition we receive for providing exemplary patient care, fostering an invigorating place to work and for being responsible, caring corporate citizens.
From implementing new procedures that improve patient safety, to educating patients about the link between diet and lab results, to providing online tools to help patients and caregivers understand and manage kidney disease, DaVita strives to help patients feel their best and continue to live full lives.
At DaVita, we believe nurturing ourselves better equips us to nurture our patients. This philosophy inspires our award-winning leadership development programs, open communication channels, and scholarships and financial assistance for teammates in times of need.
We consider ourselves a community first and a company second. That means that as we grow our business, we strive to support our communities and create effective environmental programs that allow us to operate responsibly.
Patient Safety Improvement AwardDaVita received the Renal Physician Association’s 2013 Patient Safety Improvement Award for its innovative CathAwayTM program. This award recognizes a pioneering initiative to improve the safety of patients with end-stage renal disease. Awardees are selected by a committee of physicians, patients and health care professionals.
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Case In PointDorland Health recognized DaVita Kidney Care’s approach to integrated care with two "Case In Point" Platinum Awards. o Patient Pathways’ Pathways Care Management was named the winner in the Best Case Management in Acute Settings, Provider Program category o VillageHealth Integrated Care Management was named the winner in the Best Disease Management/Population Health category In 2013, Patient Pathways received the Dorland Health Case In Point Platinum award for best “Discharge Planning” program.
National Adult and Influenza Immunization SummitThe National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) named DaVita the 2014 Immunization Excellence award national champion in the healthcare personnel campaign category. In 2013, DaVita achieved 100% compliance with the teammate immunization-or-mask directive and our 2013 patient vaccination rates exceeded HHS Healthy People 2020 recommendations for the fourth consecutive year.
National Health InformationThe National Health Information awards program recognizes excellence in health information materials for consumers. In 2013, DaVita earned a gold award, two silver awards and Best In Show distinction for our patient-facing brochures, booklets and magazine.
Web Health AwardsIn 2013, DaVita received a Web Health silver award for myDaVita.com and a merit award for DaVita.com.
More AwardsDaVita has received numerous other awards for exceptional clinical outcomes and for its success in increasing patients’ quality of life, including InformationWeek magazine’s 2011-2013 InformationWeek 500 lists for innovative use of technology in healthcare, the National Kidney Foundation’s 2012 Susan C. Knapp Excellence in Education award and 2012 Recognized Renal Dietitian of the Year award. Additionally, DaVita HealthCare Partners CEO and Chairman, Kent Thiry, has been recognized on Modern Healthcare magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list for six consecutive years—and award he says he wishes were called the “100 Most Influential Companies in Healthcare.” Also, DaVita VillageHealth® and SCAN Health Plan’s chronic condition special needs plan for individuals with end stage renal disease received a 92% satisfaction rating in Medicare’s Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems 2013 survey. This is the highest patient satisfaction rating of any such program in California.
Top Workplaces: Denver PostThe Top Workplaces award program, managed by Workplace Dynamics, recognizes the best employers across the United States. In 2014, DaVita was named to the Top Workplaces: Colorado list for the third consecutive year. DaVita was also named to Top Workplaces’ Philadelphia and the Bay Area lists in 2013.
Top Workplaces: Bay AreaThe Top Workplaces award program, managed by Workplace Dynamics, recognizes the best employers across the United States. In 2014, DaVita was named to the Top Workplaces: Colorado list for the third consecutive year. DaVita was also named to Top Workplaces’ Philadelphia and the Bay Area lists in 2013.
Top Workplaces: PhillyThe Top Workplaces award program, managed by Workplace Dynamics, recognizes the best employers across the United States. In 2014, DaVita was named to the Top Workplaces: Colorado list for the third consecutive year. DaVita was also named to Top Workplaces’ Philadelphia and the Bay Area lists in 2013.
WorldBluDaVita is the first healthcare company and the first Fortune 500 company named to the WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces. DaVita has been on the list for seven consecutive years. Operating democratically is ingrained in DaVita's history. In 1999, DaVita teammates voted on the company's core values and its name. Since that time, DaVita teammates have voted on a wide variety of measures impacting business-critical decisions, from environmental goals to the company profit-sharing program.
LearningEliteChief Learning Officer magazine named DaVita a Silver LearningElite organization for 2014. Lauded for creating and implementing exemplary teammate development practices that deliver measurable business value, DaVita HealthCare Partners ranked No. 29 in a record-breaking field of more than 200 companies that applied.
Military Friendly Spouse EmployerIn 2014, GI Jobs recognized DaVita as a Top 100 Military Friendly Spouse Employer for the second consecutive year. We’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to welcoming military veterans, their spouses and their families into the DaVita Village.
Milatary Friendly EmployerG.I. Jobs has recognized DaVita as a Military Friendly Employer for five consecutive years. The ranking is based on a survey assessing companies' long-term commitment to hiring those with military service, recruiting and hiring efforts and results, policies for Reserve and National Guard members called to active duty, military spouse programs, and the presence of special military recruitment programs.
Best for VetsMilitary Times EDGE has named DaVita among its Best for Vets Employers for five consecutive years. Military Times selects winners based on their military recruitment efforts, training, mentoring programs, reserve policies and corporate culture.
Training Top 125In 2014, Training magazine recognized DaVita as one of the "Top 125" companies for offering exceptional workforce training and leadership development programs for the 10th consecutive year. DaVita is the only national kidney care provider to earn a Top 125 designation.
eHealthcare LeadershipDaVita received eHealthcare Leadership’s 2013 platinum award for best recruitment website. The awards program received more than 1,100 entries in 2013, and more than 120 subject matter experts evaluated submissions.
Best Companies to Work ForDaVita has been recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work For in Colorado from 2010-2013. We ranked #5 in 2013, up one spot from our position in 2012.
Becker's 150 Great PlacesIn 2014, Becker’s Hospital Review named DaVita HealthCare Partners one of the top “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” DaVita was the only “health care provider” to be named to the list. Becker’s uses a combination of nominations and editorial research to develop its list. DaVita is one of only five Colorado-headquartered companies recognized in 2014.
More AwardsDaVita is a community first, and a company second. We have received numerous, other awards for our unique and caring culture, including the 2013 Freedom award, the highest military-friendly award presented by the U.S. government. Additional accolades include being named to Modern Healthcare’s 2008 list of 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare (DaVita was the only nationwide health care services company listed), Fortune Magazine’s Top Companies for Leaders in 2009, CivilianJobs’ Most Valuable Employer (2011-2014), Women’s Vision Foundation’s 2011 Corporate Vision Award for demonstrating extraordinary innovation and leadership in the support and advancement of women, and the Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce 2010 Enterprise Corporate Award for commitment to diversity recruitment and Denver community outreach. In 2012-2013, the Denver Business Journal and Metro Denver voted DaVita the No. 1 Healthiest Employer for companies with 1,000 or more employees in the Denver area.
CommunitasDaVita received its first 2013 Community Service award from Communitas, an international effort to recognize exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals that are unselfishly giving of themselves and their resources, for its annual charity bike ride, Tour DaVita. Tour DaVita 2012 raised more than $900,000 to support Bridge of Life-DaVita Medical MissionsTM. Those funds helped fund nine medical missions in 2013 where Bridge of Life volunteers were able to install or repair 112 dialysis machines. Through these missions, Bridge of Life brought dialysis treatment to more than 600 people in communities that otherwise would not have access to this life-sustaining care.
CommunitasDaVita received its second 2013 Community Service award from Communitas, an international effort to recognize exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals that are unselfishly giving of themselves and their resources, for Shoes-a-palooza. Through this Villagewide service effort, DaVita teammates purchased more than 12,000 pairs of new shoes for school children in need. DaVita partnered with Shoes That Fit, a Claremont, California-based charity, to distribute new shoes to children at participating schools around the country.
Green RankingsDaVita is the only kidney care services provider on Newsweek’s environmental ranking of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in America. DaVita has been recognized by Newsweek Green Rankings every year since 2009. DaVita ranked #209 on the 2012 list, up 33 points from our placement last year.DaVita moved to #26 in the healthcare industry sector, up from #31 in healthcare in 2011. DaVita remains the only kidney care company on the U.S. list. Additionally, DaVita is the only kidney care company on the 2009-2013 Environmental Protection Agency Green Power Partnership lists of Fortune 500 companies that lead in supporting renewable generation capacity.
Health EthicsDaVita was honored to receive Health Ethics Trust’s 2013 Best Practice Award for our compliance training program. DaVita’s compliance program follows a commitment to uphold the company’s Code of Conduct, ensures teammates “do the right thing,” and incorporates DaVita’s Mission and Values. We maintain an extensive training and education program that comprises a combination of in-person training sessions, automated online training tools, and ongoing real-time guidance and support from the company’s compliance team.
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