Sep 15, 2022Nephrology Care Is the Ideal Nursing Career Launchpad — And One DaVita Leader Is Determined to Prove It
For DaVita National Director of Nursing Services, Kristi Ricord, the commitment to care extends beyond patients. Ever since she became immersed in the field decades ago, she’s felt a personal...
Aug 22, 2022
Meet Kevin Crandle. When he was just three days old, his mother had to bring him to the hospital to find out that he had a heart condition. That hospital trip was just the beginning of a lifelong...
Jul 27, 2022DaVita Clinical Research Finds Racial Disparity in Kidney Transplantation—But Not Transplant Referral
Kidney failure affects Black individuals at four times the rate of white individuals in the U.S., but fewer Black patients are put on kidney transplant waiting lists and even fewer receive...
Apr 27, 2022RPA Panel: DaVita Chief Transformation Officer Calls for Acceleration of Value-Based Models, Focus on Upstream Care
At the annual Renal Physicians Association (RPA) meeting in Dallas, Texas, March 24-27, DaVita chief transformation officer Misha Palecek spoke candidly about the nephrology community’s...
Apr 12, 2022
For Dr. Mihran Naljayan, the two keys to increasing patient access to home dialysis are clear—health equity and education. Recently named DaVita’s new chief medical officer (CMO) of Home...