EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthCare Partners, a DaVita Medical Group and division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), today announced that it has acquired Coastal Physicians Medical Group, located in Southern California. The group has been an affiliate of HealthCare Partners since 1996.
"We're proud to welcome Coastal Physicians Medical Group, a very important partner of ours for the past 20 years, to HealthCare Partners," said Amar Desai, MD, president of HealthCare Partners in California. "The addition of these highly successful providers will further strengthen our ability to provide high-quality care to patients in the South Bay area."
Coastal Physicians Medical Group is an independent physician group with three locations serving the South Bay area of metropolitan Los Angeles including the cities of San Pedro, Torrance and Carson. The medical group has six health care providers who have been providing high-quality care to South Bay area residents since the 1970s.
"Coastal Physicians Medical Group is a Latino-owned medical group serving our multi-cultural, multi-lingual community for over 30 years," said Luis Magdaleno, MD, president and CEO of Coastal Physicians Medical Group. "For as long as we've been an affiliate of HealthCare Partners, both our groups have shared the common value of placing the patient's interest first in a family oriented practice setting. I am thrilled to merge with HealthCare Partners and DaVita Medical Group. This will allow us to continue our pursuit of excellence in patient care in a larger platform which will positively impact our patients."
Coastal Physicians Medical Group is a recognized leader in clinical outcomes. According to the Medicare Star Ratings program, in 2017 the medical group achieved four stars or better (out of five) on key patient care measures such as controlling high blood pressure, osteoporosis management and breast cancer screening.
The acquisition of Coastal Physicians Medical Group closed on Dec. 1, 2018.
About DaVita Medical Group
DaVita Medical Group is a division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, that operates and manages medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaMedicalGroup.com.
About DaVita Inc.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. 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 September 30, 2018, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,625 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 201,000 patients. The company also operated 251 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVita.com/About.
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