DENVER, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paladina Health, a direct primary care provider and subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners, announced today that Chris Miller has joined the company as its chief executive officer (CEO). Miller brings 12 years of leadership, strategic analysis and corporate development experience from notable health care organizations.
As CEO, Miller oversees the strategy and growth of Paladina Health and will drive the company's vision of bringing direct primary care to patients across the country. He will also work in partnership with Paladina Health's clinical operations, field operations, population health management and business development teams to ensure Paladina Health provides the highest quality care to its patients.
"We are excited to bring on Chris Miller as CEO of Paladina Health," said Kent Thiry, chairman and CEO for DaVita HealthCare Partners. "His executive leadership, health care operations experience, passion for improving health care and deep belief in the importance of creating a values-driven community are all exceptional."
Prior to joining Paladina Health, Miller founded and served as CEO and Managing Director of Trumpet Behavioral Health, a rapidly growing health care services company serving individuals with autism and developmental disabilities. Here, Miller created a strong clinical team focused on mission and values, developed a successful growth strategy and built the platform and infrastructure to scale the leading business in its industry.
"I am thrilled to join an industry leader focused on continuous innovation and building an integrated primary care model of health care," said Miller. "I look forward to leading Paladina Health and continuing to pioneer this new model of health care which will positively impact many lives and create a more integrated system." Miller received his undergraduate degree at Cornell University and post-graduate Masters in Business Administration at Stanford University.
About Paladina Health
Paladina Health, a subsidiary of $12 billion health care services company DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., is a physician-access model of health care that improves patient care and satisfaction by providing convenient and unhurried patient-centered care and a broad scope of services. Employers who offer Paladina Health to their employees aim to provide the highest-quality benefits while keeping a long-range view of improving the health and wellness of their covered population. For more information, visit paladinahealth.com.
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 September 30, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,225 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 177,000 patients. The company also operated 104 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 September 30, 2015 HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 808,000 patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.
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SOURCE Paladina Health