Goodyear’s Healthcare Footprint Expands with New Kidney Treatment Facility
City of Goodyear
Southwest Kidney Institute, PLC (SKI) and DaVita Inc. announce the opening of a new medical facility in Goodyear, Arizona. It is now open and located at 14620 W. Encanto Boulevard.
The primary function of the 16,200-square-foot medical facility will provide treatment for patients with chronic kidney issues. The 5-room, 25-chair dialysis facility will serve 50-75 patients per day and employ more than 15 highly skilled medical professionals including doctors, registered nurses, dialysis technicians and administrative positions.
“We are proud to embrace Southwest Kidney Institute and DaVita Dialysis Center as part of the Goodyear community,” said Mayor Georgia Lord. “With their innovation, commitment to excellence and vast knowledge of chronic kidney disease, our citizens can feel confident they are receiving world-class patient care.”
SKI is a physician owned private practice that provides comprehensive care for kidney disease and hypertension along with dialysis and vascular access services. The group owns and operates 41 locations throughout Arizona with more than 60 board certified, fellowship-trained physicians.
“We at Southwest Kidney Institute are excited to move to our beautiful new location in Goodyear and provide customized, comprehensive, high-quality kidney care to the growing community of Goodyear,” said Dr. Pradeep Mehra, VP of Operations. “DaVita is proud to partner with Southwest Kidney Institute to provide dialysis care to the Goodyear community. We are dedicated to improving lives of our patients by opening dialysis facilities at convenient locations.”
Both SKI and DaVita believe in collaborating with patients, their families and referring physicians to develop a personalized treatment plan to meet the patient’s medical and lifestyle needs. Their mission is to “Improve the lives of our patients by providing customized, comprehensive, high quality kidney care.”
This announcement expands Goodyear’s growing medical footprint. In addition to its new location, SKI supports the community 24/7 through online resources, including a Patient Education Center, blogs by SKI physicians, and a Patient Portal, which enables established patients to securely send messages to their SKI care team, review medical records, and more. SKI supports referring providers through online referral forms, medical records requests, and a clinical information center.
About City of Goodyear
Goodyear, Arizona has a diverse blend of amenities with abundant business, cultural, educational and entertainment resources. Today, the city’s population is nearly 85,000 and features a highly educated and skilled workforce, just minutes from the heart of Downtown Phoenix. The low cost of doing business, robust transportation options, fiber connectivity and a lot of southwest charm create the right economic conditions to power any business. Goodyear is one of the most dynamic and rapidly growing regions in the nation and spring training home to MLB’s Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. Fortune 500 companies, including Amazon, Lockheed Martin, Ball, Dick's Sporting Goods, UPS, and Darden Restaurants have chosen Goodyear as the place to be.
About Southwest Kidney Institute
Southwest Kidney Institute, PLC is one of the nation's industry-leading kidney disease prevention and management companies providing comprehensive care to patients with kidney disease. Southwest Kidney Institute offers a patient-focused care model that manages patients from the early stages of kidney disease through transplant or dialysis. The nephrologists direct all aspects of kidney disease management ensuring the highest quality of care.
About DaVita Inc.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500(R) company, is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services and education to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of June 30, 2010, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,582 outpatient dialysis facilities, serving approximately 122,000 patients. DaVita develops, participates in and donates to numerous programs dedicated to transforming communities and creating positive, sustainable change for children, families and our environment. The company's leadership development initiatives and corporate social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu, among others. For more information, please visit www.davita.com.