"Dr. Weinstein's extensive background in health care policy and regulation, as well as his wide-spread knowledge in IT brings unparalleled expertise to DaVita," said Allen R. Nissenson, M.D., FACP, chief medical officer for DaVita Kidney Care. "This unique combination will allow Dr. Weinstein to work directly with clinical IT while closely supporting DaVita's physician electronic health record team."
Dr. Weinstein graduated from Franklin and Marshall College and received his M.D. from the University of Maryland. He is a co-founder of the Kidney Health Center of Maryland and served on the Renal Physicians Association Board of Directors, as well as serving on the Maryland Healthcare Commission.
Prior to working with DaVita, Dr. Weinstein worked in private practice. He has also worked as a vice president with the University of Maryland-Shore Regional Health. He is currently a vice president for medical affairs with clinical IT services at DaVita in addition to serving as a part-time clinical nephrologist in Maryland. He continues to serve as the American Medical Association's Relative Value Scale Update Committee advisor for the Renal Physicians Association and chairs the Renal Physicians Association clinical data registry workgroup.
Dr. Weinstein is passionate about coordinating the overlapping areas of clinical nephrology, health care policy and health care IT. His aim is to bring nephrologists the best IT tools possible to provide comprehensive, integrated care for all patients. To learn more about the DaVita physician leadership team, visit DaVita.com/Physicians.
About DaVita Kidney Care
DaVita Kidney Care is a division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® 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 December 31, 2016, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,350 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 188,000 patients. The company also operated 154 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 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.
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