DaVita HealthCare Partners, Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita and HealthCare Partners. DaVita 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, 2012, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,912 outpatient dialysis centers in 43 states in the United States serving approximately 150,000 patients, and at 24 centers in 5 countries outside of the United States that serve approximately 1,000 patients. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, Florida and New Mexico in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of September 30, 2012, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for nearly 745,000 managed care patients, including more than 190,000 Medicare Advantage members.
Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCH) is a division of Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: FMS), the world's largest integrated provider of products and services for individuals undergoing dialysis because of chronic kidney failure, a condition that affects more than 2.1 million individuals worldwide.
FMCH manages a leading network of more than 2,100 dialysis facilities in North America and their vascular access centers, laboratory, pharmacy and affiliated hospitals and nephrology practices. FMCH provides renal services to hundreds of thousands of people throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. FMCH is the continent's top producer of dialysis equipment, dialyzers and related disposable products and a major supplier of renal pharmaceuticals.
Renal Ventures Management, LLC (RVM), provides nephrologists the opportunity to collaborate with a premier niche dialysis provider whose management team has more than 200 years of renal care experience. RVM's value proposition is to provide a proven management and customer service strategy that allows their physician partners to compete effectively in the market place while maintaining autonomy over patient care.
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