DENVER, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it received three major national and local awards for its focus on its teammates: WorldBlu Most Democratic Workplaces, Top Workplaces Colorado and LearningElite Silver.
"At DaVita, we care for our teammates with the same passion and intensity that goes into the care of our patients and communities in which we operate," said Javier Rodriguez, CEO of DaVita Kidney Care. "Inspired teammates who continue to grow personally and professionally are engaged and take better care of our patients."
DaVita appeared on WorldBlu's list of most democratic workplaces for the seventh consecutive year. To compile the list, WorldBlu conducts a survey of organizations' teammates to determine the level of democracy practiced.
WorkplaceDynamics recognized DaVita as one of the top workplaces in Colorado for the third year in a row. WorkplaceDynamics bases its selections on employee input.
Finally, DaVita was also named a Silver LearningElite organization for 2014 by Chief Learning Officer magazine. Lauded for creating and implementing exemplary teammate development practices that deliver measurable business value, DaVita HealthCare Partners ranked No. 29 in a record-breaking field of more than 200 companies that applied.
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About DaVita HealthCare Partners DaVita HealthCare Partners, 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 and abroad, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of Dec. 31, 2013, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,074 outpatient dialysis centers in the United States serving approximately 168,000 patients, and at 73 centers in 10 countries outside of the United States. HealthCare Partners® manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of Dec. 31, 2013, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 765,000 managed care patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.