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Kent Thiry, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DaVita, commented, "we are excited by the opportunity to partner with these high quality physicians and caregivers to fulfill the important responsibility of caring for dialysis patients in the Des Moines community."
DaVita is a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure. The Company operates and provides administrative services to kidney dialysis centers and home peritoneal dialysis programs domestically in 34 states, as well as Washington, D.C. As of December 31, 2003, DaVita operates or provides administrative services to 566 outpatient facilities serving 48,500 patients.
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