LAS VEGAS —HealthCare Partners Nevada, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:DVA), announced it has named Kirk Miller as chief operating officer (COO).
Miller brings more than 25 years of health care management experience to HealthCare Partners Nevada. Most recently, Miller served as senior vice president and COO of John Muir Health Physician Network in Walnut Creek, California. Prior to that role, he served as vice president at Excela Health, Inc. in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
“With a long and distinguished record of excellence in health care management, Kirk will bring an innovative approach to HealthCare Partners’ Nevada operations,” said Dennis Kogod, president of HealthCare Partners.
“Kirk’s extensive experience will play a key role in helping HealthCare Partners Nevada continue to provide high-quality, coordinated care throughout Southern Nevada,” said Dr. Bard Coats, market president of HealthCare Partners Nevada. “Our team looks forward to working alongside him for many years to come.”
Miller earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in business administration from the Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business at Belmont University.
“I firmly believe in the mission of HealthCare Partners Nevada to provide comprehensive, patient-focused care through its innovative Total Care Model,” said Miller. “I plan to advance the organization’s efforts as a leader in the transformation of health care across Nevada and the United States.”
About DaVita HealthCare Partners
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of HealthCare Partners and DaVita Kidney Care. 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 June 30, 2015, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 826,000 patients. 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 June 30, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,210 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 176,000 patients. The company also operated 96 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.