DaVita Opens its Doors to all Dialysis Patients in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2012-- Recognizing that South Louisiana is being ravaged by Hurricane Isaac and that emergency rooms are filling up with patients impacted by the storm, DaVita is seeking to ease that burden by encouraging any dialysis patient in need of treatment – regardless of their typical provider – to contact DaVita’s Guest Services Contact Center at 800-400-8331.

DaVita’s Guest Services Contact Center will work with patients to identify the closest clinic to them, get them scheduled for a treatment that fits their needs, and work with the patient’s physician or traditional caregiver(s) to coordinate the treatment process.

For more information, please call 800-400-8331 or go to www.davita.com/services/travel-support.

About DaVita

DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, 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. DaVitastrives to improve patients’ quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of June 30, 2012DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,884 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 149,000 patients. The company also operated 19 outpatient dialysis centers located in four countries outside the United StatesDaVita supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information, please visit www.davita.com.


Source: DaVita Inc.

DaVita Inc.
Vince Hancock, 303-876-6618