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Why Do More Than Two-Thirds of the Top 50 Kidney Hospitals Partner with DaVita®?

Our approach is to address all four of your hospital's top priorities.

1. Integrated Kidney Care Solutions

DaVita and its subsidiaries offer a range of services and proven solutions that can help your organization manage the high cost of kidney care patients while improving their quality of care.

2. Hospital Cost Savings

The average hospital saves 34% per treatment when partnering with DaVita and its provider-neutral acute care management and discharge planning subsidiary, Patient PathwaysSM.

Hospital Cost Savings

3. Commitment to Quality

Joint Commission Gold Seal
  • First and only Joint Commission-accredited provider of inpatient kidney care services1, signifying DaVita's high quality standards for inpatient kidney care
  • Acute Clinical Outcomes Indicators (ACOI) capture and track clinical and quality metrics for each inpatient dialysis treatment
  • Outpatient dialysis clinical outcomes are the best or among the best in every category
  • 13 consecutive years of clinical improvement

4. Dialysis Industry Expertise

  • Nearly 60 hospital joint venture centers nationwide
  • More than 900 hospital partners and 350 Patient Pathways partners nationwide
  • More than 2,000 outpatient dialysis facilities serving more than 160,000 patients
  • More than 45,000 teammates (employees) dedicated to renal care
  • More than 200,000 patients placed through Patient Pathways
  • More than 1 million inpatient dialysis treatments

Find out why more than two-thirds of the top kidney hospitals choose to partner with DaVita. Email us at hospitals@davita.com or have someone contact you.

1Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation was based on a survey of 177 DaVita acute programs, which included Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and other hospitals permitting Joint Commission access for purposes of the survey process (a limited number of hospitals did not permit access).
Sources: Top 50 Kidney Hospitals that outsource some part of their dialysis operations, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, 2011-2012. Average cost savings reflective of results at hospitals that use DaVita for its acute dialysis services and Patient Pathways LLC, a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., for its care management and discharge planning services. Patient Pathways is a provider-neutral acute care management and discharge planning service that provides hospitals with unbiased renal nurses and patient liaisons that specialize in complex ESRD patient care. DaVita is the dialysis division of HealthCare Partners Inc. Hospital Services Group data as of March 2012. DaVita data as of March 31, 2012. Dialysis Industry Expertise as of Dec. 31, 2012.

First and Only Joint Commission Accredited Provider

Partnership Collaboration with Kindred Healthcare

Anthony Disser, RN, BSN, MSN
Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations
Kindred Healthcare

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