Awards & Recognition

Our vision is to "Build the Greatest Health Care 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.

Caring for Our Patients

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.

Caring for Each Other

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.

Caring for Our World

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.

Awards

Community

Communitas

DaVita 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 Missions. 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.

Aeon Hewitt 2014

Aon Hewitt

Aon Hewitt named DaVita a Special Recognition company in its 2014 Top Companies for Leaders study, a comprehensive, longitudinal study of talent management and leadership practices in companies around the world.

Beckers Hospital

Becker's Hospital Review 2016

In 2016, Becker’s Hospital Review named DaVita HealthCare Partners one of the top "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare". This is DaVita’s third consecutive year on this list. Becker’s uses a combination of nominations and editorial research to develop its list. DaVita is one of only two Colorado-headquartered companies recognized in 2016.

BTWF

Best Companies to Work For

DaVita 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.

Best for Vets 2016

Best for Vets 2016

Military Times EDGE named DaVita among its best for Vets Employers for seven consecutive years. Military Times selects winners based on their military recruitment efforts, training, mentoring programs, reserve policies and corporate culture.

Case in Point 2014

Case In Point

Dorland Health recognized DaVita Kidney Care's approach to integrated care with two 'Case In Point' Platinum Awards. Patient Pathways' Pathways Care Management was named the winner in the Best Case Management in Acute Settings, Provider Program category 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.

2016 Communities

Communitas 2016

DaVita received a 2016 Green Initiatives award from Communitas, an international effort to recognize exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals that are unselfishly giving of themselves and their resources, for Village Green, our sustainability program. In 2015 DaVita received the Philanthropy award for the DaVita Way of Giving and the Community Service award for Shoes-a-palooza, a Villagewide service effort where DaVita teammates purchased more than 12,000 pairs of new shoes for school children in need.

Digital Health 2017

Digital Health Awards 2016

DaVita was honored with six awards in 2016, including four awards for our social media platforms; DaVita’s Facebook (Gold), Twitter (Bronze), Pinterest (Bronze) and Instagram (Merit). The DaVita Kidney Diet Tips blog won a Silver award in the web-based blog category and the DaVita Eats video won a Merit award in the web based video category.

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

In 2016, DaVita was recognized as one of only six companies in the Health Care Providers and Services Industry on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World Index. The DJSI World Index is the gold standard for corporate sustainability and the first global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies based on an analysis of financially relevant Environmental, Social, and Governance factors.

EHealthcare 2016

eHealthcare Leadership 2016

DaVita received eHealthcare Leadership’s 2016 gold award for the Consumer Disease-Focused site category for Diet Helper (davita.com/diet helper). The awards program recognizes the best websites and digital communications of healthcare organizations. We have been honored by the eHealthcare Leadership awards for seven years.

Health Ethics

Health Ethics

DaVita 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.

Learning Elite 2016

Learning Elite 2016

Chief Learning Officer magazine named DaVita a Silver LearningElite organization in 2016. This is DaVita’s fourth consecutive year achieving this honor. Lauded for creating and implementing exemplary workforce development strategies and delivering significant business results, DaVita HealthCare Partners ranked No. 39 of more than 70 companies on the list.

Military Friendly 2017

Military Friendly 2017

G.I. Jobs has recognized DaVita as a Military Friendly Employer for eight 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, polices for Reserve and National Guard members called to active duty, military spouse programs, and the presence of special military recruitment programs.

Military Friendly Spouse 2016

Military Friendly Spouse 2016

In 2016, GI Jobs recognized DaVita as a Top 100 Military Friendly Spouse Employer. This is the third year DaVita has received this recognition (2014 and 2013). We’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to welcoming military veterans, their spouses and their families into the DaVita Village.

Fortune World 2017

Fortune Worlds's Most Admired Companies 2017

DaVita was named to FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list in 2017. DaVita has been honored as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE® for 10 consecutive years and 11 years overall. DaVita ranked No.1 for 'Quality of Products/Services' in the 'Healthcare Medical Facilities' category. From FORTUNE Magazine, March 1, 2017 ©2017 Time Inc. Used under license. Disclaimer: FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Licensee.

National Adult and Influenza

National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit

The 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 Information 2015

National Health Information 2016

The National Health Information awards program recognizes excellence in health information materials for consumers. In 2016, DaVita won two awards, a Silver award for Today’s Kidney Diet – Hearty Winter Dishes a Merit award for the DaVita Denver International Airport Ad Campaign

Newsweek 2015

Newsweek 2015

DaVita is the only kidney care services provider on Newsweek’s environmental ranking of the 500 largest publically traded companies in America. DaVita has been recognized by Newsweek Green Rankings every year since 2009. 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.

Patient Safety Improvements

Patient Safety Improvement

DaVita received the Renal Physician Association's 2013 Patient Safety Improvement Award for its innovative CathAway™ 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.

Tennessean

Top Work Places - Tennessean

The Top Workplaces award program, managed by Workplace Dynamics, recognizes the best employers across the United States. In 2016, DaVita was named to the Top Workplaces: Colorado list for the fifth consecutive year. DaVita was also named to the Top Workplaces’ list in Tennessee in 2015, the Bay Area list in 2014 and 2013 and the Philadelphia list in 2013.

Bayarea

Top Workplaces: Bay Area

The Top Workplaces award program, managed by Workplace Dynamics, recognizes the best employers across the United States. In 2016, DaVita was named to the Top Workplaces: Colorado list for the fifth consecutive year. DaVita was also named to the Top Workplaces’ list in Tennessee in 2015, the Bay Area list in 2014 and 2013 and the Philadelphia list in 2013.

Top Workplaces Colorado 2017

Top Workplaces Colorado 2017

The Top Workplaces award program, managed by Workplace Dynamics, recognizes the best employers across the United States. In 2017, DaVita was named to the Top Workplaces: Colorado list for the sixth consecutive year. DaVita was also named to the Top Workplaces’ list in Tennessee in 2015, the Bay Area list in 2014 and 2013 and the Philadelphia list in 2013.

Training Top 125 2017

Training Top 125 2017

In 2017, Training Magazine recognized DaVita as one of the Top 125 companies for offering exceptional workforce training and leadership development programs for the 13th consecutive year. DaVita is the only national kidney care provider to earn a Top 125 designation.

Worldblu 2017

World Blu 2017

DaVita is the first healthcare company and the first Fortune 500 company named to the WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces. Now named the Most Freedom-Centered Workplaces, DaVita has been on the list for ten 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.