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Six DaVita Clinics in Colorado Receive Silver Award for Clinical Excellence
Date:7/24/2009

st 35 percent of all patients at the facility;
  • an AVF use rate of greater than or equal to 66 percent; and
  • at least 90 percent of patients vaccinated against influenza, pneumococcal pneumonia and Hepatitis B.
  • "I couldn't be happier to be partnering with a company that places clinical outcomes and patient care above all else," said Dr. Michael Shapiro, a physician in DaVita's East Aurora Dialysis Center. "When patients dialyze with DaVita, they have more options for treatment to give them back their lives."

    The six DaVita facilities that received the award are Westminster Dialysis Center, Thornton Dialysis Center, Arvada Dialysis Center, Lonetree Dialysis Center (Englewood, CO), North Metro Dialysis Center (Westminster, CO) and Littleton Dialysis Center.

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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. Recognized as the only FORTUNE 500(R) company on WorldBlu's annual List of Most Democratic Workplaces(TM). As of March 31, 2009, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,475 outpatient dialysis facilities and acute units in approximately 700 hospitals located in 43 states and the District of Columbia, serving approximately 114,000 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
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