DENVER, Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE: DVA), one of the largest and most innovative health care communities, today announced it has named Mark Price as president for its HealthCare Partners Colorado market.
"Mark Price is a talented addition to the HealthCare Partners team in Colorado," said Joe Mello, chief operating officer for HealthCare Partners. "Mark's leadership will be a great advantage in growing the FullWell joint venture and business development throughout the Colorado market."
Price previously worked for ChenMed where he led their Management Services Organization, Practice Management Resources (PMR) division. PMR provides management services, technology, and support for physician groups to help them succeed in a "value-based" delivery model, with PMR taking financial risk on the performance of the practices it partners with. Price helped PMR grow in recent years from Florida into three additional states.
Prior to ChenMed, Price was a manager at Bain & Company where he helped clients with strategic, operational and organizational challenges. Earlier in his career, he was a process engineer at Eli Lilly.
"HealthCare Partners is uniquely positioned to drive meaningful improvement in the delivery of health care in America given its expertise in coordinated care, scalable business model and commitment to maintaining a physician led approach as it grows," said Mark Price, president of HealthCare Partners' Colorado market. "I'm excited to play a role in that important effort."
Price holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame, an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a master's degree in engineering from Northwestern University.
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, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,210 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 176,000 patients. The company also operated 96 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, Florida and Colorado in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2015 HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 826,000 patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.
SOURCE DaVita HealthCare Partners