“Market Cap $14.78 B As of May 2014
At a Glance
- Industry: Healthcare Services
- Founded: 1994
- Country: United States
- CEO: Kent Thiry
- Website: www.davita.com
- Employees: 57,400
- Sales: $11.76 B
- Headquarters: Denver, Colorado
#714 Global 2000
- #831 in Sales
- #972 in Profit
- #1193 in Assets
- #761 in Market value
DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc. is a provider of kidney care in the U.S., delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. It operates two major lines of business and to a lesser extent, various other ancillary services and strategic initiatives, which includes its international dialysis operations. The company line of business is U.S. dialysis and related lab services business, which kidney dialysis services in the U.S. for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, also known as ESRD. The other line of business is HealthCare Partners Holdings, which is a patient- and physician-focused integrated health care delivery and management company with nearly three decades of providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.“
“Mission and Core Values
The name DaVita is an adaptation of an Italian phrase meaning, “giving life.” Every day, in all of our clinics, we believe our name reflects our purpose.
Our Core Values — all seven of them — provide us with the set of guidelines to help us fulfill our Mission.
To be the Provider, Partner and Employer of Choice
We are building the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen through our commitment to upholding our Mission and Core Values every day, in everything we do.
Our Core Values
Serving others — our reason for existing. We continually seek to understand the needs of those who depend on us (our patients, doctors, and our fellow team members) and then to exceed their expectations.
We say what we believe, and we do what we say. We are trusted because we are trustworthy. In our personal, team, and organizational values, we strive for alignment in what we say and do.
One for All, and All for One! We work together, sharing a common purpose, a common culture and common goals. We genuinely care for and support, not only those to whom we provide care, but those with whom we work shoulder-to-shoulder. We work together to pursue achieving our Mission.
We never stand still; we are never satisfied. Individually, and as teams, we constantly look at what we do, and ask, “How can we do this better?” Then, we use a systematic approach to take action.
We don’t say, “It’s not my fault,” or “It’s not my job.” We take responsibility for meeting our commitments — our personal ones as well as those of the entire organization. We take ownership of the results.
We make a difference. We feel rewarded — personally and as a team — because what we do in our jobs is consistent with our goals and dreams. We believe “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” (Mahatma Gandhi). And, when you are the change, that’s fulfilling!
We enjoy what we do. We know kidney dialysis is hard work; but even hard work can be fun. We take our jobs seriously, but we feel a fun environment delivers better care to our patients while creating a better work environment for our teammates. We strive for excellence and we have fun.”
*Information from Forbes.com and Davita.com
**Video published on YouTube by “DaVita Kidney Care“