DaVita Integrated Kidney Care1 (DaVita IKC) partners with national and regional health plans to provide holistic care and help patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) manage their kidney health and comorbid conditions. This patient-centered approach is designed to help prevent, delay and, if necessary, ease the transition to dialysis, enhance patient experience and reduce health care costs.
Leading Expertise and Results
years of experience in CKD care management
of patients engaged with a nephrologist by the time they transition to kidney failure3
of ESKD patients transition to dialysis in an outpatient setting vs. the hospital6
managed CKD patients 2
of ESKD patients transition with optimal vascular access instead of central venous catheter (CVC)4, 5
fewer hospital admits for ESKD patients in the first 180 days of dialysis7
“While my integrated care nurse helps me delay [the need for] dialysis, she also helps educate and prepare me for home dialysis so I can continue to do the things I love, like travel.”8
Tools and Programs
Proprietary advanced analytics and risk stratification powered by more than 1 billion unique data points help drive targeted interventions for the right patient populations.
The award-winning Kidney Smart® CKD education program helps patients learn about their treatment modality options, including home dialysis and transplant, and managing their kidney disease. Classes are available in person and online.
Digital Patient Engagement
Robust technologies help improve patient engagement and experience through text-message, AI-enabled chat and online patient platforms and resources.
Physicians associated with Nephrology Care Alliance (NCA) are adopting the DaVita IKC model to help align with value-based care objectives.
When kidney failure is unavoidable, effective CKD care management can help patients better understand their treatment and modality options, including home dialysis. With more than 28,000 patients on home dialysis—more than any other provider9— DaVita is leading the industry with Home growth at 4x our in-center hemodialysis growth rate10.
Outcome-driven partnerships can offer meaningful solutions for kidney patients. DaVita offers tailored value-based care arrangements delivering patient-centered care based on members' needs, from the early stages of CKD through ESKD to help drive improved clinical outcomes and reduced costs.Learn More
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