ACOs and Integrated Care Management

Are You Ready for the Future of Integrated Care?

Patients with kidney disease, though small in number, typically present costly, time-consuming challenges to a hospital. DaVita® and its subsidiaries provide a multi-disciplinary approach to its integrated kidney care and hospital dialysis solutions, which have been proven to improve the quality of patient care and save our hospital partners money:

  • 38% reduction in readmissions vs. USRDS average2 
  • Half-day reduction in average length of stay1
  • ~14% reduction in non-dialysis costs3

Learn more about Accountable Care Organizations or integrated are partnerships with DaVita or email hospitals@davita.com

1Patient Pathways average data as of January 2012. 2All cause readmissions from VillageHealth® Demonstration from 2008-2010; Medicare FFS data from 2011 Annual Data Report, Vol. 2, 3.b. 3VillageHealth Integrated Care vs. Medicare FSS analysis performed by an independent actuarial firm.

Acute Care Management and Discharge Planning:
Proven Results

Reduce Readmissions and
Average Length of Stay


Patient PathwaysTM, a provider-neutral acute care management and discharge planning subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.®, offers hospitals specialized support in the care coordination of renal patients to help control costs and improve patient satisfaction. Results with the program may include:1

  • Reduced readmissions
  • Lower length of stay
  • Improved patient satisfaction
  • Increased staff capacity

Learn how partnering with Patient Pathways can impact your hospital’s bottom line.
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1Patient Pathways data as of January 2012.

Recent News

Patient PathwaysTM received the Dorland Health "Case in Point" Platinum Award for "Best Discharge Planning Program" in the United States. Case in Point is a unique awards program recognizing the most successful and innovative care management programs working to improve healthcare.


Case in Point 2013 Platinum Award »


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