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DaVita Kidney Care Re-Launches its Website as Mobile-Friendly
Users Can Now Easily View Favorite Kidney Disease Resources While On-The-Go
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DENVER

DENVER, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced the launch of the newest version of DaVita.com, now mobile-friendly.

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The new mobile version of DaVita.com allows users to view kidney disease resources anywhere on their smart phone or tablet, with access to many of the features and kidney care tools DaVita.com has to offer.

"In keeping with our commitment to enhance the patient experience, we launched the new mobile site because our patients have told us they want easy, anytime access to the online kidney resources they use most," said CEO of DaVita Kidney Care Javier Rodriguez. "DaVita.com is the kidney care community's most-visited site for recipes, kidney disease information and kidney care education, and the new site aims to improve the experience for all mobile users, regardless of the device they choose."

DaVita Kidney Care offers free in-center wireless internet at each of its more than 2,000 centers across the U.S. This latest update to DaVita.com is an added convenience for patients who are logging on during dialysis treatments at a DaVita Kidney Care center and, offers a user-friendly platform for anyone accessing the site's award-winning kidney disease resources anytime, anywhere.

Many of DaVita Kidney Care's most popular resources are now mobile-friendly, offering easy access while on-the-go such as:

    --  Kidney-friendly Recipes Now users can easily look up over 900
        kidney-friendly recipes from DaVita.com while at the grocery store or in
        the kitchen. These recipes are modified to contain lower amounts of
        sodium, potassium and phosphorus.


    --  DaVita Health Portal For DaVita Kidney Care patients, the DaVita Health
        Portal is easily accessible through the mobile-friendly website enabling
        patients to view lab results, medications and more, allowing patients to
        be more in control of their health.


    --  "Find a Dialysis Center" and "Find a Kidney Doctor"Users can easily use
        these tools to locate one of over 2,000 DaVita Kidney Care dialysis
        centers, or the nearest nephrologist.

    --  GFR CalculatorGlomerular filtration rate (GFR) is considered by medical
        professionals to be the best measure of kidney function, with healthy
        kidney function measured at a GFR around 100, which means that the
        kidneys are working at 100 percent. As this number decreases, the stage
        of kidney disease increases. Now users can calculate their GFR anywhere.

DaVita Kidney Care offers resources for kidney health and diet management, many of which are now easily accesses on its new mobile-friendly website. Visit DaVita.com/mobile to learn more.

About DaVita Kidney Care

DaVita Kidney Care is a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500(r) 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 Sept. 30, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,152 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 170,000 patients. The company also operated 87 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 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.

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

Contact Information

Media:

Ashley Behabetz
(303) 876-6617
Ashley.behabetz@davita.com

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DaVita Kidney Care Re-Launches its Website as Mobile-Friendly

Users Can Now Easily View Favorite Kidney Disease Resources While On-The-Go

PR Newswire

DENVER, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced the launch of the newest version of DaVita.com, now mobile-friendly.  

The new mobile version of DaVita.com allows users to view kidney disease resources anywhere on their smart phone or tablet, with access to many of the features and kidney care tools DaVita.com has to offer.

"In keeping with our commitment to enhance the patient experience, we launched the new mobile site because our patients have told us they want easy, anytime access to the online kidney resources they use most," said CEO of DaVita Kidney Care Javier Rodriguez. "DaVita.com is the kidney care community's most-visited site for recipes, kidney disease information and kidney care education, and the new site aims to improve the experience for all mobile users, regardless of the device they choose."

DaVita Kidney Care offers free in-center wireless internet at each of its more than 2,000 centers across the U.S. This latest update to DaVita.com is an added convenience for patients who are logging on during dialysis treatments at a DaVita Kidney Care center and, offers a user-friendly platform for anyone accessing the site's award-winning kidney disease resources anytime, anywhere.

Many of DaVita Kidney Care's most popular resources are now mobile-friendly, offering easy access while on-the-go such as:

  • Kidney-friendly Recipes
    Now users can easily look up over 900 kidney-friendly recipes from DaVita.com while at the grocery store or in the kitchen. These recipes are modified to contain lower amounts of sodium, potassium and phosphorus.
  • DaVita Health Portal
    For DaVita Kidney Care patients, the DaVita Health Portal is easily accessible through the mobile-friendly website enabling patients to view lab results, medications and more, allowing patients to be more in control of their health. 
  • "Find a Dialysis Center" and "Find a Kidney Doctor"
    Users can easily use these tools to locate one of over 2,000 DaVita Kidney Care dialysis centers, or the nearest nephrologist. 
  • GFR Calculator
    Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is considered by medical professionals to be the best measure of kidney function, with healthy kidney function measured at a GFR around 100, which means that the kidneys are working at 100 percent. As this number decreases, the stage of kidney disease increases. Now users can calculate their GFR anywhere.

DaVita Kidney Care offers resources for kidney health and diet management, many of which are now easily accesses on its new mobile-friendly website.  Visit DaVita.com/mobile to learn more.

About DaVita Kidney Care

DaVita Kidney Care is a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500(r) 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 Sept. 30, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,152 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 170,000 patients. The company also operated 87 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 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.

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

Contact Information

Media:

Ashley Behabetz
(303) 876-6617
Ashley.behabetz@davita.com

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