DENVER, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading independent medical group and a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, today celebrated recent recognition of its sustainability efforts, learning and development programs and democratic workplace.
WorldBlu Freedom-Centered Workplace™
WorldBlu honored DaVita on its Freedom-Centered Workplace™ list for the 11th consecutive year. The company and its medical group are deeply committed to engaging 75,000 teammates by seeking their input to impact the direction of the company, as well as hear directly from senior leaders about policies, strategic direction and patient testimonials.
FORTUNE® Magazine World's Most Admired Companies
This marks the 11th consecutive year and 12th year overall DaVita has appeared on this prestigious list. In addition to being named to the list, DaVita ranked second in the "Health Care: Medical Facilities" category.
Disabled American Veterans 2018 Outstanding Large Employer of the Year
DaVita was recognized by the Disabled American Veterans as the 2018 Outstanding Large Employer of the Year. Since 2010, DaVita has hired over 3,000 veterans, offering transitional support for teammates with a military background. Veteran teammates vary from patient care technicians to the organization's current chief development officer. DaVita has long been committed to honoring retired and active-duty service members and works to help them feel welcome in the community and to settle into life as DaVita teammates after their transition from the military.
Chief Learning Officer Magazine Gold LearningElite Company
DaVita received a Gold LearningElite award from Chief Learning Officer Magazine, which recognized the organization's exemplary learning and development programs. DaVita has been named among the LearningElite for the past six years. This is the first time the company has received the magazine's Gold-level recognition.
DaVita was recognized by the Communitas Awards in the Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility category for several sustainability efforts. The Communitas Awards honors those special companies, organizations and individuals that go beyond rhetoric and whose commitment sets them apart from their competition.
Department of Energy's Advanced Rooftop Unit Campaign
DaVita was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign its leadership in installing more energy-efficient RTUs (heating and cooling units) in commercial buildings.
Explore how DaVita cares for its teammates, patients and healthcare partners across the world at DaVita.com/CSR.
About DaVita Inc. DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. 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, 2018, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,580 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 201,000 patients. The company also operated 253 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVita.com/About .