DENVER, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, distinguishes Military Appreciation Month by honoring the men and women of the armed forces who have selflessly served the United States of America.
"We celebrate the service of our patients and teammates who have or are serving the United States Armed Forces," said Laura Mildenberger, chief people officer at DaVita Kidney Care. "DaVita HealthCare Partners prides itself on being an employer and care provider that honors and respects the commitment that service veterans and active military members have made."
In the last five years, DaVita HealthCare Partners has hired more than 2,000 veterans and offered transitional support for teammates coming from a military background to integrate with civil life. These veterans are offered positions throughout the company – from patient care technicians to executives.
There are several programs offered at DaVita HealthCare Partners to help welcome veterans to the company and to thrive in their roles.
DaVita HealthCare Partners commitment to the military is demonstrated by being honored with military awards consistently over the past few years. This year, DaVita HealthCare Partners won "ERE Recruiting Excellence Award" for its Military Talent Program. The company has received numerous other Military awards over the past several years, including:
For more information about DaVita's veterans' programs, please visit Careers.DaVita.com/ Military.
About DaVita HealthCare Partners
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of March 31, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,197 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 174,000 patients. The company also operated 93 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida and Colorado in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of March 31, 2015 HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 830,000 patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.
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