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New Data Shows DaVita Facilities Lead Virginia in Improving Kidney Patient Care
Date:9/15/2009

Royal Dialysis clinic was just one of three facilities in the state that went above and beyond by reaching an AVF use rate of 70 percent or greater.

The data is also noteworthy because fistula use is one of CMS' four key Clinical Performance Measures of Quality. With its commitment to following these measures and striving for excellence, DaVita's clinical outcomes are consistently the best or among the best in the industry.

"At DaVita, our highest priority is optimizing the health care of the approximately 116,000 patients cared for by our professional partners and teammates," said Allen R. Nissenson, MD, FACP, and Chief Medical Officer of DaVita. "We're pleased that this commitment has once again been validated by CMS' Fistula First findings."

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About DaVita Inc.

DaVita Inc., a FORTUNE 500(R) company, 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 has been recognized as the only FORTUNE 500(R) company on WorldBlu's annual List of Most Democratic Workplaces(TM). As of June 30, 2009, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,493 outpatient dialysis facilities and acute units in approximately 700 hospitals located in 43 states and the District of Columbia, serving approximately 116,000 patients. As part of DaVita's commitment to building a healthy, caring community, DaVita develops, participates in and donates to numerous programs dedicated to transforming communities and creating positive, sustainable change for children, families and our environment. For more information about DaVita, its kidney education materials and its community programs, please visit www.davita.com.


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