• Leading Kidney Care Innovation

    We’re pushing for what health care could be. By advancing new models of care and developing proprietary technology, we aim to improve patients' quality of life and reduce costs.

    Dr. Venkatesh

We’re pushing for what health care could be. By advancing new models of care and developing proprietary technology, we aim to improve patients' quality of life and reduce costs.

Reimagining the Kidney Care Continuum

DaVita is evolving care across the entire kidney care continuum—from early detection and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) to optimal treatment for end stage renal disease (ESRD) and kidney transplant. We're working not only to improve our patients' quality of life, but to transform the entire health care system for the better.

2005-2015 Mortality Graph

Chronic Kidney Disease

At DaVita, we want to help the more than 30 million U.S. adults1 with kidney disease take control and stay off dialysis. Learn how we’re partnering with physicians to lead the industry in value-based CKD care.

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Home Dialysis

We’re leading the way in home dialysis innovation with new technology such as home remote monitoring and telehealth capabilities.

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Kidney Transplant

DaVita believes that transplant is often the ideal modality for patients. Our goal is for all eligible DaVita patients to be active on the transplant waitlist.

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DaVita Innovation by the Numbers


DaVita has over 26,000 home dialysis patients, more than any other U.S. provider.2


We’ve grown our home dialysis program nearly four times as fast as our in-center program.3


More than 175,000 people have been educated through Kidney Smart®,4 reducing hospitalization rates and missed treatments in participating DaVita patients.5


DaVita’s integrated care programs have resulted in a 25% lower hospitalization rate.6


Our goal is to have all eligible DaVita patients active on the transplant waitlist.


DaVita ranked #2 in innovation among health care medical facilities on the 2019 FORTUNE® World’s Most Admired Companies® list.7

Kidney Care Technology

At DaVita, our innovations in technology are patient-centered, providing insights into patients' unique care needs.

Home Dialysis

Predictive Analytics

Predictive Analytics

Using large scale data sets, our predictive analytics models risk-stratify patients and help reduce hospitalizations.

>1.7 Million DaVita Patients

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Our AI capabilities provide insights that help us improve clinical outcomes and operational best practices.

Kidney Smart Classes

CKD EHR by Epic

CKD EHR by Epic

DaVita’s CKD electronic health record (EHR) helps improve patient care by transforming the physician IT experience, enabling better care coordination and efficiency.

Transforming Chronic Disease Management

Through our own initiatives and investments in industry advancements, DaVita is paving the way for patient-centered chronic care delivery.

DaVita Integrated Kidney Care (IKC) is an industry leader in providing coordinated, holistic kidney care. Our vision is to coordinate patient care in collaboration with providers to improve outcomes and reduce costs.

DaVita Venture Group accelerates the development and adoption of solutions that aim to transform health care for patients with chronic diseases.

Vively Health is advancing care for high-risk, chronically ill patients by providing medical, behavioral, social and palliative care within the patients’ home or skilled nursing facility, while coordinating care across all providers.

Juan's Story

From patient to DaVita teammate, hear how innovations in kidney care have changed Juan’s life.

Get in Touch

To learn more about innovation at DaVita, contact us at innovation@davita.com.


1. National CKD Fact Sheet (2017), CDC | 2. Nephrology News & Issues, Sept. 2018. | 3. Based on the comparative growth rate for twelve month periods ended June 2019 and June 2018 respectively. | 4. Internal DaVita data, 2012-2019. | 5. DaVita Internal Clinical Outcomes Study, May 2016-March 2018. KidneySmart-educated patients have been shown to choose PD at a higher rate than non-educated patients. | 6. 2018 USRDS Annual Report for 2016 data; 2017 DaVita C-SNP across Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County,(n= 8,824 member months), DaVita analytics, discrepancy between values and the calculated difference between SNPs and U.S. due to rounding. | 7. From FORTUNE Magazine, February 2019, ©2019 Fortune Media IP Limited. FORTUNE and The World’s Most Admired Companies are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license.