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Harvard Business Review Recognizes DaVita HealthCare Partners
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DENVER, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, today announced that the Reputation Institute ranked DaVita HealthCare Partners 37(th) overall in its global rankings, according to a recent article in Harvard Business Review (HBR).

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The Reputation Institute, which evaluates companies based on reputation strength, considers seven key areas when calculating a reputation score: Innovation, workplace, governance, citizenship, leadership, performance, and products and services. The Institute uses the RepTrak model. From the Reputation Institute website,

"The annual Global RepTrak® Pulse is the world's largest reputation study. It is designed to understand what it takes to build trust and support with the general public around the world. Measuring more than 2000 companies from 25 industries across 40 countries, the study provides key insights into what drives these perceptions and how they influence marketplace behavior. RepTrak® Pulse scores provide a powerful global benchmark for tracking corporate reputations in industries and countries around the world, and serves as the basis for continued thought leadership in the field of reputation management."

Founded in 1997, Reputation Institute is the world's foremost reputation?based research and advisory firm with offices and associates in 30 countries around the world. Reputation Institute is dedicated to letting businesses know the value of corporate integrity and how dramatically a company's reputation can affect consumers' decisions about what kind of products or services they buy.

Similar to Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" and WorldBlu's "Most Democratic Workplace" awards, HBR's recognition acknowledges the contributions of nearly 60,000 DaVita HealthCare Partner teammates worldwide.

Since 1999 DaVita Kidney Care has had a dramatic turnaround to lead all dialysis providers in the CMS Quality Incentive Program. With the merger of HealthCare Partners in 2012, DaVita HealthCare Partners will continue to be a leader in driving transformational change in health care.

The turnaround of DaVita HealthCare Partners and the focus on the culture has been studied in business schools across the country, including Harvard Business School.

The reputation rankings are part of an article on "The 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World." In addition to company rankings, the article ranked CEOs around the world.. To determine the rankings, HBR assessed long-term performance of each CEO going back to their first day on the job to determine long-term success. In the article DaVita HealthCare Partners CEO Kent Thiry is ranked 37(th) on the list of top 100 best-performing CEOs.

DaVita, HealthCare Partners and DaVita HealthCare Partners are trademarks or registered trademarks of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.

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, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,119 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 168,000 patients. The company also operated 84 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, and Florida in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2014, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 829,000 managed care patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.

CONTACT: Kathryn Stabrawa, 303-876-7527, kathryn.stabrawa@davita.com

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Harvard Business Review Recognizes DaVita HealthCare Partners

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DENVER, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, today announced that the Reputation Institute ranked DaVita HealthCare Partners 37th overall in its global rankings, according to a recent article in Harvard Business Review (HBR).

The Reputation Institute, which evaluates companies based on reputation strength, considers seven key areas when calculating a reputation score: Innovation, workplace, governance, citizenship, leadership, performance, and products and services. The Institute uses the RepTrak model.  From the Reputation Institute website,

"The annual Global RepTrak® Pulse is the world's largest reputation study. It is designed to understand what it takes to build trust and support with the general public around the world. Measuring more than 2000 companies from 25 industries across 40 countries, the study provides key insights into what drives these perceptions and how they influence marketplace behavior. RepTrak® Pulse scores provide a powerful global benchmark for tracking corporate reputations in industries and countries around the world, and serves as the basis for continued thought leadership in the field of reputation management."

Founded in 1997, Reputation Institute is the world's foremost reputation‐based research and advisory firm with offices and associates in 30 countries around the world. Reputation Institute is dedicated to letting businesses know the value of corporate integrity and how dramatically a company's reputation can affect consumers' decisions about what kind of products or services they buy.

Similar to Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" and WorldBlu's "Most Democratic Workplace" awards, HBR's recognition acknowledges the contributions of nearly 60,000 DaVita HealthCare Partner teammates worldwide.

Since 1999 DaVita Kidney Care has had a dramatic turnaround to lead all dialysis providers in the CMS Quality Incentive Program. With the merger of HealthCare Partners in 2012, DaVita HealthCare Partners will continue to be a leader in driving transformational change in health care.

The turnaround of DaVita HealthCare Partners and the focus on the culture has been studied in business schools across the country, including Harvard Business School.

The reputation rankings are part of an article on "The 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World." In addition to company rankings,  the article ranked CEOs around the world.. To determine the rankings, HBR assessed long-term performance of each CEO going back to their first day on the job to determine long-term success. In the article DaVita HealthCare Partners CEO Kent Thiry is ranked 37th on the list of top 100 best-performing CEOs.

DaVita, HealthCare Partners and DaVita HealthCare Partners are trademarks or registered trademarks of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.

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, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,119 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 168,000 patients. The company also operated 84 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, and Florida in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2014, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 829,000 managed care patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.

CONTACT: Kathryn Stabrawa, 303-876-7527, kathryn.stabrawa@davita.com

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