Navigation Links
DaVita and Phoenix-Based Southwest Kidney Institute Form Broad Partnership
Date:1/4/2008

El SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) announced today that it and Southwest Kidney Institute, PLC ('SKI') have formed a wide-ranging partnership to provide dialysis and vascular access services, as well as chronic kidney disease education and research in the greater Phoenix area. The partnership will own and operate SKI's existing dialysis centers and programs designed to provide patients with access to all available treatment modalities. SKI's nephrology practice currently consists of 29 nephrologists in seven offices throughout greater Phoenix.

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

Dr. Ronald Hyde, President of the SKI executive committee, commented, "Southwest Kidney Institute is proud to embrace a new partnership with DaVita. We share a strong commitment to excellence in the continuum of patient care, and we look forward to an innovative and productive relationship."

Dennis Kogod, President of Operations for the West for DaVita, added, "We are very excited to be partnering with a physician group that is as committed as we are to achieving world class patient outcomes."

Tom Usilton, Senior Vice-President and head of Corporate Development for DaVita, noted that "this strategic partnership with a well-respected, growing regional practice will provide an excellent long-term growth platform for both SKI and DaVita in the very competitive, fast growing Phoenix area."

DaVita Inc. is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, providing dialysis services and education for patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita manages over 1,300 outpatient facilities and acute units in over 700 hospitals located in 43 states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 103,000 patients.


'/>"/>
SOURCE DaVita Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. DaVita Receives Civil Complaint
2. DaVita Acquires Majority Stake in HomeChoice Partners, Inc.
3. DaVita Teammates Bicycling 230 Miles for Kidney Disease Education
4. DaVita Volunteers Raise More than $1,000,000 for Nationwide Kidney Education and Prevention Programs
5. DaVita Emergency Response Efforts Ensure Vital Treatment for More than 700 Kidney Failure Patients in Need of Life-Saving Dialysis Treatments in Areas Affected by Southern California Wildfires
6. DaVita to Open First Independent Dialysis Clinic in Fargo-Moorhead
7. DaVita Nurse Gives Keynote Speech to St. Georges Hospital Vascular Access Annual Meeting in London
8. DaVita Inc. to Present at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference
9. Single-incision belly-button surgery to remove kidney performed first at UT Southwestern
10. UT Southwesterns obesity research receives $22 million NIH Roadmap grant
11. Southwest Ambulance Awarded Exclusive, 3-Year Contract Extension in Peoria, Arizona
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Cambridge, MA, ... steady since 2009, according to a Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) study, a ... the North Carolina System: CompScope™ Benchmarks, 17th Edition looks at indemnity and ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... The National Council on ... to announce the organization’s Certified Strength Coach credential has earned accreditation from the ... program validates the competency of qualified candidates for jobs in the Strength and ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... By all indications, and due to months of wet weather, ... diligence, asking homeowners to scout for any open water sources that can be emptied ... buzz of mosquitos is the buzz associated with potential infections stemming from their itchy ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... chat as a standard feature on its secure clinical communication platform. The platform ... to video depending on the type and urgency of a situation. , ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... New ... gums and chronic bad breath, can now receive laser gum disease treatments from the ... Douglas Campbell and David Landau are raising awareness of the importance of receiving qualified ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/6/2017)... , May 5, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ... add approximately 100,000 square feet to its Welch Allyn ... 2016 its commitment to bring more than 100 new ... where Welch Allyn has maintained a significant presence for ... accommodate these new positions, a large portion of which ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... MEMPHIS, Tenn. , May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... of Infection Control, Ultraviolet-C light as ... demonstrated Tru-D SmartUVC,s ability to reduce bioburden on ... influenced bioburden reduction on high-touch, complex medical equipment ... in surgical infections. "This study further ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... DIEGO , May 4, 2017  The American ... and Scientific Meeting— OBP Medical , a leading global ... the launch of a new extra-small size and first-in-market ... ER-SPEC vaginal specula. Already available in small, medium, ... makes OBP Medical,s line of single-use lighted specula the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: