DENVER, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) today announced Paul Lim, M.D., will serve as a national medical director supporting HealthCare Partners' national clinical initiatives, including medical management, care transitions and utilization management.
"HealthCare Partners is very pleased to have Dr. Paul Lim back on our team," said Tyler Jung, M.D., chief medical officer at HealthCare Partners. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and broad clinical and administrative management expertise to carry out our clinical initiatives nationally."
Most recently, Dr. Lim served as chief medical officer at Prospect Medical Group where he oversaw medical management, performance programs and the pharmacy departments for its independent physician associations (IPAs). Previously, he was senior medical director at Regal Medical Group from August 2008 to December 2012. He also held several senior leadership roles including senior vice president of clinical operations at Carelevel Management Medical Group from February 2003 to May 2008.
"It's exciting to be back at HealthCare Partners where it all began for me," said Dr. Lim. "I'm honored to join the Office of the Chief Medical Officer during this time of great transformation in healthcare."
Dr. Lim was first employed by HealthCare Partners from July 1994 to February 2003 practicing as a primary care physician and lead physician.
He received his bachelor's degree in biochemistry and cellular biology from University of California, San Diego and his doctor of medicine from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital.
About DaVita HealthCare Partners
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., 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, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of March 31, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,197 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 174,000 patients. The company also operated 93 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida and Colorado in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of March 31, 2015 HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 830,000 patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.
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