DaVita HealthCare Partners Announces Leadership Changes for HealthCare Partners

  DaVita HealthCare Partners Announces Leadership Changes for HealthCare

Business Wire

DENVER -- November 20, 2013

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) today announced transitions within
the executive leadership team of its HealthCare Partners (HCP) business unit.
Matthew Mazdyasni will resign from his HCP position and Dr. Craig Samitt,
M.D., and Dennis Kogod will both expand their roles.

Mazdyasni, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has been at
HCP for 30 years. He will transition his responsibilities by early 2014.

“I want to convey my thanks and appreciation to Matthew for his dedication,
professionalism and friendship,” said Robert J. Margolis, M.D., CEO of
HealthCare Partners. “Matthew’s tremendous leadership efforts have played a
major role in securing our organization’s reputation as one of the nation’s
leading high-performing value-based delivery systems.

“I am confident that Craig, an exceptional physician executive with a depth of
professional experience, and Dennis, a tremendous leader who has contributed
to DaVita’s growth and success over the years, will be a strong leadership
team and will work to develop the potential of HCP’s opportunity and promise,”
added Margolis.

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About DaVita HealthCare Partners

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company
of DaVita and HealthCare Partners. DaVita 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 Sept. 30, 2013, DaVita
operated or provided administrative services at 2,042 outpatient dialysis
centers located in the United States serving approximately 166,000 patients.
The company also operated 66 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, and Florida in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality
health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of Sept. 30, 2013,
HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately
760,000 managed care patients. For more information, please visit


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