Profile: DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA.N)
22 May 2015
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., incorporated on April 4, 1994, offers kidney care and manages and operates medical groups. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. operates through DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners (HCP). The Company’s services include Outpatient hemodialysis services, Hospital inpatient hemodialysis services, Home-based hemodialysis services, ESRD laboratory services and Management services. It operates or provides administrative services through a network of outpatient dialysis centers in the United States that are designed for outpatient hemodialysis.
As of December 31, 2013, the Company provides hospital inpatient hemodialysis services, excluding physician services, to patients in approximately 1,000 hospitals throughout the United States. The Company’s Home-based hemodialysis support services consist of providing equipment and supplies, training, patient monitoring, on-call support services and follow-up assistance. Registered nurses train patients and their families or other caregivers to perform either home-based hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. The Company has two clinical laboratories, which specialize in ESRD patient testing. These specialized laboratories provide routine laboratory tests for dialysis and other physician-prescribed laboratory tests for ESRD. The Company’s laboratories provide these tests predominantly for its network of ESRD patients throughout the United States. These tests are performed to monitor a patient’s ESRD condition, including the adequacy of dialysis, as well as other medical conditions of the patient.
DaVita Kidney Care
DaVita Kidney Care is a provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. The Kidney Care division comprises the Company’s United States dialysis and related lab services business, various other ancillary services and strategic initiatives, including its international dialysis operations, and the Company’s support expenses. As of Sept. 30, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,152 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving 170,000 patients. The Company also operates 87 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States.
HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Florida. The HCP division is comprised of the Company’s HealthCare Partners integrated healthcare business. HCP is a patient- and physician-focused integrated health care delivery and management company. As of Sept. 30, 2014, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for 836,000 patients. As of December 31, 2013, HCP delivered services to its members via a network of over 3,000 associated group and other network primary care physicians, 204 network hospitals, and various associated group and network specialists.
The Company competes with Permanente Medical Group and Heritage Provider Network.
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc
2000 16th St
DENVER CO 80202-5158