ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading independent medical group in the United States and leading global provider of kidney care services, today announced that Craig Albright will lead its medical group operations at JSA Healthcare, a division of DaVita Inc. operating in Florida, as market president.
"We are excited to welcome Craig to the team and are confident that his breadth of experience in various health care sectors will bring immense value to our organization," said Joe Mello, chief operating officer for DaVita's medical groups. "His 20 years of health care leadership experience aligns with our dedication to service excellence and quality care."
Prior to joining DaVita, Albright served as executive vice president at Healogics, Inc., and was responsible for marketing, corporate strategy, government affairs and local market growth. In addition, he has served in chief executive officer and corporate venture growth roles in many other prestigious health care companies.
Albright has also served as a strategic advisor to a number of widely recognized and successful organizations, including the Cleveland Clinic Foundation; CardioNet Inc.; Patient Safe Solutions, Inc. and OneRecovery, Inc.
"I'm looking forward to joining the DaVita and JSA Healthcare team in order to help expand and drive growth in the Florida market," said Albright. "Their integrated care model is right at the heart of innovation necessary to address how medical groups and provider networks are changing and I'm excited to join an organization whose mission and proven clinical expertise are so well aligned with the future of health care."
Albright holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Stanford University and also received his business degree from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Albright and his wife have four children and currently live in Jacksonville, Florida.
About DaVita Inc.
DaVita 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 185,000 patients. The company also operated 127 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners, a DaVita Medical Group, 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 DaVita.com/about.
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