DaVita consistently differentiates itself from other kidney care companies and surpasses national averages for clinical outcomes. The company's clinical outcomes for dialysis have improved for the past decade, and in many key areas measuring quality dialysis care, we lead the nation. Since DaVita began in 1999, we have developed programs to enrich lives—and in creating programs for our patients and teammates, we realized that the goodwill they've generated has also spread to our families, into more than 2,000 local communities and around the world. Community Care—the annual report outlining the DaVita vision for social responsibility—defines our organization's "declaration of interdependence" and
CORE VALUES -Take good care of the patients and the financial success will follow. - Enable the nephrologist to practice as he/she sees appropriate. - Provide the nephrologist the autonomy to make operational decisions. - Acknowledge that facility staff members are a critical and valuable asset. Do everything possible to hire and retain the best possible staff. - Listen to the practitioners and provide the tools needed to take excellent care of their patients. - The Corporate office works for our staff, our doctors and our patients.