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DaVita Recognized as a Top Employer in Four Cities

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>DaVita receives “Top Workplaces” Awards in Denver, Philadelphia, Nashville and the San Francisco Bay Area</i> </p>

Thursday, June 20, 2013

DaVita Recognized as a Top Employer in Four Cities

08:00 EDT Thursday, June 20, 2013

DENVER (Business Wire) -- DaVita®, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, has been named one of the best employers in Denver, Nashville, Philadelphia and the San Francisco Bay Area.

For the second year in a row, WorkplaceDynamics recognized DaVita as one of the “Top Workplaces” in Denver. DaVita ranked seventh in Denver among large companies, up two places from its position in 2012. DaVita debuted on WorkplaceDynamics' “Top Workplaces in Philly” list in 2013 and ranked 14th of 20 large companies honored. On the “Top Workplaces Bay Area” list, DaVita also ranked 14th of 20 large companies.

Additionally, DaVita received Quantum Workplace's “Best Places to Work” in Nashville award for the second consecutive year. (The 2013 Nashville list contains multiple companies but does not rank them.)

Both WorkplaceDynamics and Quantum Workplace base their selections, in whole or in large part, on employee input.

“We often say DaVita is a community first and a company second,” said Laura Mildenberger, chief people officer for DaVita HealthCare Partners™. “When teammates take the time to vote our Village onto these lists year after year, they're confirming they believe this is truly the case. We're honored to receive these awards, and we're equally honored teammates agree that DaVita is a unique workplace where they have a voice and where our vision, mission and values are in evidence daily.”

DaVita is committed to creating a supportive and rewarding workplace by providing a variety of programs dedicated to building healthy, caring communities for its patients, teammates and the world.

DaVita and DaVita HealthCare Partners are trademarks or registered trademarks of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About DaVita

DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider of kidney care in the United States, DaVita delivers dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita strives 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 March 31, 2013, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,991 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 156,000 patients. The company also operated 41 outpatient dialysis centers located in nine countries outside the United States. DaVita 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 DaVita.com.

DaVita
Media:
David Tauchen, 303-876-2802
David.Tauchen@DaVita.com

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