Pune, India (PressExposure) August 19, 2014 -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. and a leading provider of kidney care services, announced the opening of its third state-of-the-art dialysis center at the Ruby Hall Clinic, Sassoon Road in Pune, India.
The new center will provide holistic, technology-driven care to area chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients under the guidance of nationally acclaimed nephrologists, psychologists and dieticians.
"We are incredibly proud to have become the kidney care provider of choice for one of the best hospital chains in Pune," said Dr. Shriram Vijayakumar MD, CEO, DaVita India. "We are committed to improving patients' overall quality of life through our high quality dialysis initiative."
Ruby Hall Clinic is Pune's first hospital accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH).The hospital performed Pune's first living kidney transplant and first cadaver kidney transplant and has over 10 years of experience in renal transplantation.
"We started our journey with DaVita at the Ruby Hall center in Wanowarie and have been truly impressed with their expertise and integrated care practices ever since," said Bomi Bhote, CEO of Ruby Hall Clinic. "After receiving a great deal of positive feedback from all the patients there, we decided to partner with them again at the main Ruby Hall Clinic on Sassoon Road."
In keeping with its mission to be the provider, partner and employer of choice in India, DaVita produces leading clinical outcomes without compromising on care, comfort and convenience. The consultation and dialysis services provided in India meet the same rigorous standards of DaVita's centers across 11 countries worldwide, including the United States.
"At Ruby Hall, we are committed to achieving clinical excellence," said Dr. P.K. Grant, chief cardiologist, chairman of cardiovascular services and managing trustee of the Ruby Hall Clinic. "With DaVita's advanced renal therapies, our goal is to arm our main Ruby Hall center with exemplary care for all our kidney patients."
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About DaVita Kidney Care in India:
DaVita Kidney Care is a 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 in India and throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Headquartered in the United States, DaVita Kidney Care treats patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease and 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 June 30, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,203 outpatient dialysis centers worldwide serving approximately 174,000 patients. The new center will provide holistic, technology-driven care to area chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients under the guidance of nationally acclaimed nephrologists, psychologists and dieticians.