By choosing DaVita as your hospital's accredited provider, you can feel confident that your kidney care patients will be receiving superior quality care.
Patients with kidney disease make up just 1% of the Medicare population, but account for nearly 10% of all Medicare costs.2 These patients, though small in number, present costly and time-consuming challenges to your hospital.
DaVita addresses each of these challenges through our breadth of accredited inpatient kidney care services and Patient PathwaysTM, our provider-neutral acute care management and discharge planning program, focused on delivering improved quality of care, reducing costs and increasing patient satisfaction. In a recent study, we found that
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SOURCES:  Ambulatory 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).  U.S. Renal Data System, USRDS 2013 Annual Data Report: Atlas of Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease in the United States, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD, 2013.  U.S. Renal Data System, USRDS 2013 Annual Data Report (2011 data); as compared to 100% MedPAR Inpatient Hospital National Data for FY2011.  Patient Pathways average data, as of January 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 provider-neutral acute care management and discharge planning services.
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