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DaVita Celebrates Recent Awards
Recognized by Modern Healthcare, Fortune and Training Top 125

DENVER, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE: DVA), a leading independent medical group and a leading provider of kidney care services announced recent awards recognizing the company's commitment to teammates, training and the health care community.

"These awards and honors reflect the exceptional work that our teammates do every day to improve the lives of our patients and provide value in the communities in which they live and work," said Dave Hoerman, chief wisdom officer for DaVita. "Our teammates' commitment to our mission and values is outstanding and we commend them for making our DaVita Village a special place."

Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential in Healthcare
The magazine, one of the nation's leading health care industry publications, named Kent Thiry, chairman and CEO of DaVita and CEO of DaVita Medical Group as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for the ninth consecutive year. DaVita views this not as an individual award but as recognition of the combined contributions of its 67,000 teammates to creating the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen.

WorldBlu Freedom-Centered Workplace
DaVita was certified as a Freedom-Centered Company for the ninth consecutive year. DaVita won two Top Practice awards in 2016: the principle of Individual + Collective through the PEAK program and the principle of Decentralization through the Idea Hub. 

LearningElite
DaVita won a silver LearningElite award in 2016 by Chief Learning Officer magazine. LearningElite honors companies for creating and implementing exemplary teammate development practices that deliver measurable business value.

GI Jobs Military Friendly Employers
DaVita Kidney Care was honored as the top military friendly employer in health care in 2016 and this marks the seventh consecutive year on the list.

The ranking is based on a survey assessing companies' long-term commitment to hiring those with military service, recruiting and hiring efforts and results, policies for Reserve and National Guard members called to active duty, military spouse programs, and the presence of special military recruitment programs.

Training Magazine Training Top 125
DaVita ranked 43rd among the Top 125 companies with exceptional workforce training and leadership development programs in the world by Training Magazine. This is the company's 12th year on this prestigious list. 

FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired Companies
DaVita was recognized as one of FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. The company was ranked number one in innovation for health care facilities this year. This marks the sixth year the company has been ranked number one in innovation for health care facilities and the ninth consecutive year DaVita has earned the honor as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE.

In addition to consistently setting industry benchmarks for clinical outcomes, DaVita Kidney Care is a pioneer in the area of corporate social responsibility. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world and supporting the company's "Trilogy of Care" - caring for our patients, caring for our teammates, and caring for the world. To learn more about DaVita's approach to corporate social responsibility, please visit DaVita.com/CommunityCare.

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About DaVita Kidney Care
DaVita Kidney Care is a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider of dialysis services in the United States, DaVita Kidney Care treats patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of June 30, 2016, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,293 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 185,000 patients. The company also operated 127 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information, please visit DaVita.com.

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 June 30, 2016, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,293 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 180,000 patients. The company also operated 127 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.

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Caitlyn Shuket
(303) 876-7547
Caitlyn.Shuket@davita.com

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