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DaVita Releases Top Clinical Priorities for 2009
Date:2/23/2009

Over 500 Nephrologists Gathered in Phoenix to Focus on Catheter Reduction and Reduction in First-Year Mortality Rates in Hemodialysis Patients

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services, unveiled its 2009 Clinical Priorities to its partnering nephrologists during the Annual Physicians Leadership Meeting in Phoenix, one of the largest gatherings of nephrologists of the year. Continuing DaVita's "Relentless Pursuit of Quality," DaVita Chief Medical Officer, Allen R. Nissenson, MD and his team highlighted DaVita's 2009 Key Clinical Initiatives and provided physician leaders the latest information on industry trends, clinical practices, and business tools to continue to provide superior quality patient care. DaVita treats 1-in-4 dialysis patients in America and is a leader in superior clinical outcomes.

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Amongst the top ten clinical initiatives announced, DaVita outlined the top two priorities for physician partners: striving for reduction of first-year mortality rates and reducing catheter use. DaVita will continue the success of the CathAway program, in which the entire care team educates and organizes the patients' catheter removal plan. DaVita will also work to lead the entire renal community to decrease first-year mortality in dialysis patients. These two priorities, in conjunction with DaVita's enhanced clinical programs, are just some of the ways partnering physicians can work to transform kidney care across America. A few of the other highlighted programs include:

  • IMPACT(TM) - A comprehensive patient management effort designed to focus on the first three months of dialysis and to improve the key indicators associated with lower morbidity and mortality.'/>"/>

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