Improving Health, Health Care and Quality of Life
DENVER, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading independent medical group and a leading global provider of kidney care services, today announced the launch of the DaVita Medical Insights podcast, led by DaVita physicians and featuring clinical experts from around the globe.
The podcast is presented in partnership with the DaVita Medical Insights blog, launched in August 2016.
DaVita Medical Insights aims to bring the physician community together and provide a platform to discuss patient care and the shifting landscape of health care. Discussions will cover topics including news and issues, clinical care, industry trends, practice management and research and innovation.
The first podcast aired on April 17 and focused on kidney transplant advocacy and innovations in the industry. The podcast featured:
- Dr. Allen R. Nissenson, FACP, FASN, FNKF, chief medical officer of DaVita Kidney Care, emeritus professor of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; and
- Dr. Gabriel M. Danovitch, John J. Kuiper chair of nephrology and renal transplantation, distinguished professor of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and medical director, kidney and pancreas transplant program, Ronald Reagan Medical Center at UCLA.
About DaVita Inc.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. 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, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,382 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 189,400 patients. The company also operated 162 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of December 31, 2016, DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVita.com/about.
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