DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure or end stage renal disease (ESRD). The company operates in two divisions, Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. It operates kidney dialysis centers and provides related lab services primarily in outpatient dialysis centers and in contracted hospitals. The company offers outpatient, hospital inpatient, and home-based hemodialysis services; owns clinical laboratories that provide routine laboratory tests for dialysis and other physician-prescribed laboratory tests for ESRD patients; and management and administrative services to outpatient dialysis centers, as well as patient and physician focused integrated health care delivery and management services. In addition, the company operates DaVita Rx, a pharmacy that provides oral medications to patients with ESRD; disease management services; vascular access services; clinical research programs; physician services; and direct primary care services. As of June 30, 2015, the company provided dialysis and administrative services in the United States through a network of 2,210 outpatient dialysis centers serving approximately 176,000 patients; operated 96 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside of the United States; and integrated care management services for approximately 826,000 patients. It also provides acute inpatient dialysis services in approximately 1,000 hospitals and related laboratory services in the United States. The company was formerly known as DaVita Inc. and changed its name to DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. in November 2012. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.