DENVER, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading independent medical group and a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, acknowledges the month of May as Employee Health and Fitness Month. DaVita recognizes the importance that good health plays in teammates' quality of life and work.
"At DaVita, we care for each other with the same intensity with which we care for our patients. One of our favorite ways to do this is through our wellbeing program, Village Vitality. We offer teammates tools for helping them be healthy: socially, emotionally, physically and financially," said DaVita Village Vitality Program Managers, Thomas Klausner and Colleen Grandis.
DaVita consistently ranks as one of the healthiest employers and top workplaces in Denver. In 2016, the company ranked in the top five of the extra-large company category for Denver Business Journal's list of Metro Denver's Healthiest Companies for the fifth consecutive year.
DaVita's World Headquarters offices in Denver have two fitness centers available to DaVita teammates. In addition, the company partners with Global Fit and Cigna Healthy Rewards to offer discounted national and local gym memberships to teammates.
To honor its dedication to healthy living year-round, Village Vitality offers a range of programs intended to help improve the health, well-being and fulfillment of DaVita teammates. These programs include:
- Vitality Points - Vitality Points is DaVita's voluntary wellness program that encourages wellbeing while rewarding participants for taking an active role in their health. Teammates and spouses enrolled in a DaVita medical plan complete Healthy Actions to earn Vitality Points. DaVita offers this program to help teammates identify potential health risks, find resources and tools to live healthier lives and save money on their health insurance premiums.
- We Are Well - The We Are Well Award is an annual award presented to teammates who have dedicated themselves to achieving their health goals. Teammates who share a compelling story about doing the right thing for their health are given the opportunity to win free health insurance for the year. Among the requirements are: working toward achieving better health, fulfilling personal goals, overcoming health or fitness obstacles or inspiring others.
Learn more about DaVita's award-winning culture 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 March 31, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,382 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 189,400 patients. The company also operated 162 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of December 31, 2016, 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.
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