Navigation Links
Superior Patient Clinical Outcomes Confirms DaVita's Leadership Position on Quality Dialysis Care
Date:7/7/2008

Outcomes data confirms that the risk of mortality faced by patients at

DaVita facilities may be 8% lower than the national average

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and disease (CKD), significantly exceeds national averages with regard to patient quality, as validated by both the Clinical Performance Measures Report published in 2006 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the December 2007 Fistula First Vascular Access Improvement Initiative. This achievement is notable among the nation's kidney care community because DaVita(R) serves more than 1-in-4 dialysis patients in America.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO)

"At DaVita, our highest priority is the health and well-being of the more than 100,000 patients cared for by our professional partners and teammates," said Kent Thiry, CEO of DaVita. "We're pleased that this commitment has once again been validated by the findings from CMS."

Research studies show that patients who meet all four of the CMS Clinical Performance Measures (CPM) and the National Kidney Foundation's (NKF) Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) achieve the lowest mortality.(a,b) Outcomes data confirms that the risk of mortality faced by patients dialyzed at DaVita facilities may be as much as 8% lower than the national average.

DaVita consistently surpasses national averages for CMS CPM and KDOQI outcomes. Most recently, DaVita outperformed the national averages by as much as 44% on four key clinical performance outcomes. A recent study that compared the mortality trends for the major dialysis providers found that DaVita had a significant improvement in survival compared to non-chain facilities.(c)


'/>"/>

SOURCE DaVita Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Increasing Sales Productivity Through Superior Sales Force Performance Management
2. By adding graphene, researchers create superior polymer
3. Flurizans Effect in Delaying Progression From Mild Cognitive Impairment to Alzheimers Disease is Superior to That of Aricept
4. Phosphagenics Reports Superior Pre-clinical Cholesterol Results from APA-01 and Atorvastatin Combination
5. Study Reaffirms Superiority of Trofile(TM) Assay
6. Lorus Therapeutics Announces Publication of a Clinical Study Demonstrating Encouraging Results with LOR-2040 in Combination with Cytarabine in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
7. Number of Patients Treated with an Antibiotic for MRSA Within U.S. Acute Care Hospitals Increased 8 Percent from 2006 to 2007
8. New Aptivus(R) (tipranavir) Oral Solution Approved for Treatment-Experienced Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Patients
9. TCN e-Systems Offers Trial Sponsors Solutions for Creating In-House Center of Excellence in Patient Recruitment
10. Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Helps to Save Patients Limb
11. A Perfect Storm Threatens Patient Access to Specialty Medical Care
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... DUBLIN, Ireland , September 18, ... ,Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible ) ... "Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic ... offering. ,     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ,This report ... Materials in US$ Million by the ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... Dick Durbin and Sen. Jim Risch for National Lab ... research projects from across the national laboratory system. Durbin ... Caucus, which aims to increase awareness of the reach ... breakthrough technologies and discoveries to address some of our ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Research and Markets has ... Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. ... 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on ... The report provides a basic overview ... industry chain structure. The N-acetylcysteine market analysis is ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets has ... (Polymerase Chain Reaction, In-situ hybridization, Immunohistochemistry) Market - Trends ... The global companion diagnostics market is ... 2014 to 2019. Factors such as rising need for ... diagnostics by the pharmaceutical industry, support from regulatory authorities, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 3Lab Day Highlight Labs' Contribution to U.S. Competitiveness and Innovation 2Lab Day Highlight Labs' Contribution to U.S. Competitiveness and Innovation 3Global N-acetylcysteine Industry Report 2014 2Global Companion Diagnostics (Polymerase Chain Reaction, In-situ hybridization, Immunohistochemistry) Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2019 2Global Companion Diagnostics (Polymerase Chain Reaction, In-situ hybridization, Immunohistochemistry) Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2019 3
... CRANBURY, N.J., Sept. 12 Amicus Therapeutics,(Nasdaq: FOLD ... Officer, will present a corporate update at the Merrill ... United,Kingdom on Tuesday, September 18th at 4:00 pm BDT ... A live audio web cast of the presentation will ...
... MORRISVILLE, N.C., Sept. 12 AVOS Life Sciences,announced ... Vice President. His,primary responsibility will be providing advisory ... areas as well as selected investment,assignments in capital ... he will also have responsibility for AVOS, emerging ...
... Robotic-Assisted Coronary ... Artery Bypass Surgery, REDWOOD CITY, Calif., ... it has received European CE Mark,(Conformite Europeenne) approval for the C-Port(R) ... of Cardica,s C-Port(R) xA,Distal Anastomosis System product line and further facilitates ...
Cached Biology Technology:Amicus Therapeutics to Present at the Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medtech 2007 Conference 2Amicus Therapeutics to Present at the Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotech & Medtech 2007 Conference 3Senior Research Analyst Richard Evans Joins AVOS Life Sciences 2Cardica Receives European CE Mark for C-Port Flex A System for Use in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery 2Cardica Receives European CE Mark for C-Port Flex A System for Use in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... Americans across racial and ethnic groups describe losing ... their day-to-day life, more so than other conditions ... (57% of African-Americans, 49% of non-Hispanic whites, 43% ... which disease or ailment is the worst that ... African-Americans followed by AIDS/HIV. Hispanics and Asians ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... algal forests in the eastern Mediterranean Sea pose a ... distribution continues to expand as the climate warms, a ... of researchers led by Dr Adriana Vergs of UNSW ... for Advanced Studies in Spain, is published in the ... surveyed more than 1000 kilometres of coastline in Turkey ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... too stressed they are often grouchy, grumpy, nasty, distracted ... at EPFL have just highlighted a fundamental synaptic mechanism ... loss of social skills and cognitive impairment. When triggered ... in the brain. This was revealed by a work ... Sandi,s team went to look for answers in a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Americans rate losing eyesight as having greatest impact on their lives 2Americans rate losing eyesight as having greatest impact on their lives 3Tropical fish a threat to Mediterranean Sea ecosystems 2How stress tears us apart 2
... last couple decades have seen a virtual renaissance of ... functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Thanks to a ... scholars at Rutgers University will have the latest fMRI ... NSF has awarded Rutgers University in Newark a $1,820,000 ...
... natural organic pesticide for hundreds of years, is getting new ... pesticides. That,s the topic of a report in ACS, bi-weekly ... Cedric Briens and colleagues note that concerns about the health ... in some parts of the world. Scientists are looking for ...
... geoscientist Dr Veerle Huvenne of the United Kingdom,s National Oceanography ... 1.4 million Euros over five years to map complex habitats ... The European Research Council (ERC) ,Starting Grant, scheme aims ... their own research groups. The grants are highly competitive, and ...
Cached Biology News:$1,820,000 from NSF awarded to Rutgers-Newark to acquire fMRI dedicated to research 2
... Ascent is the first nephelometer ... microplates. Nepheloskan measures light scattering ... for particle quantification. This makes ... in drug discovery, immunoprecipitation, and ...
Anti-VDAC (Voltage-Dependent Anion Channel) AVOID FREEZE/THAW CYCLES. Recognizes the porin 31HL protein. Corresponds to mAb 1 in the literature....
6 x Blend of rTth DNA Polymerase and Tli to provide optimized amounts of both 5-3 and 3-5 proofreading activity...
... Rotarods are used to assess the effect of ... on mice and rats using one unit in ... the animals are placed on textured drums to ... individual sensing platforms below, its test results are ...
Biology Products: