DaVita® and HealthCare Partners® have joined forces to become one of the nation's largest and most innovative healthcare communities. The merged entity, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., leverages a shared passion for and commitment to clinical excellence and improving patients' health and quality of life.
As an operating division of DaVita HealthCare PartnersSM, DaVita is focused on setting worldwide standards for clinical, social and operational practices in kidney care. From raising awareness of chronic kidney disease to providing industry-leading, no-cost diet- and health-management resources to people diagnosed with it, DaVita will continue its pursuit to keep people off dialysis as long as possible—and to improve access to treatment and quality of life for those who do need dialysis.
HealthCare Partners, one of the country's largest operator of medical groups and physician networks, will continue to provide integrated care management as an operating division of DaVita HealthCare Partners, focusing on delivering outstanding healthcare across a broad range of services. HealthCare Partners works with its patients to help them live life to the fullest and strives to lead the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to ensure quality, accessible and affordable care for all.
DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of dialysis services in the United States, treating patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of December 31, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care provided dialysis services to a total of approximately 180,000 patients at 2,270 outpatient dialysis centers, of which 2,179 centers are located in the United States and 91 centers are located in ten countries outside of the United States.
Since 1992, HealthCare Partners has been committed to developing innovative models of healthcare delivery that improve patients' quality of life while containing healthcare costs. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, Florida and New Mexico. As of December 2014, HealthCare Partners had approximately 837,000 capitated members under its care.