Everett Clinic To Be Acquired By DaVita

September 21, 2015

Everett, Everett Economy

Everett Clinic

The Everett Clinic was founded in 1924.

Here’s a joint press release from Davita and The Everett Clinic about a merger announced this morning. (also we checked and The Everett Clinic name will remain)…

DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE: DVA), the leading independent medical group in America and leading provider of kidney care services, and The Everett Clinic, a nationally recognized physician group, today announced their intention to merge.

DaVita HealthCare Partners would acquire The Everett Clinic, subject to the clinic’s stakeholders’ approval and a final definitive agreement. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“DaVita HealthCare Partners is honored to have this opportunity to join forces with an organization whose core values and mission so intentionally align with our own,” said Kent Thiry, chairman and CEO of DaVita HealthCare Partners. “We are excited to work with the Everett team as we improve healthcare delivery and expand the leading independent medical group in America.”

The Everett Clinic operates 20 care sites north of Seattle treating more than 315,000 patients and employing roughly 2,200 teammates, including more than 500 specialty and primary care providers.

It serves patients through traditional doctor’s offices, urgent care, lab services, imaging, hearing and vision centers, behavioral health, and cancer treatment.

“Our goals have always been both to transform care for our patients and to create a workplace that makes staff and providers feel excited about coming to work each day,” said Rick Cooper, CEO of The Everett Clinic. “We believe we have found the partner that will help make our vision a reality.”

“We also feel extremely optimistic about our future and the opportunity for our patients, staff and providers with this merger,” said Harold Dash, M.D., president of The Everett Clinic. “Perhaps at no other time in our history have we been as well positioned to grow and transform care as we are now with DaVita HealthCare Partners.”

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