DaVita to collaborate with Epic on chronic kidney disease EHR

DaVita, a Denver-based dialysis services provider, entered into a collaboration with Epic to add technological capabilities to DaVita Physician Solutions' chronic kidney disease EHR, DaVita announced Jan. 11.

DaVita Physician Solutions will work with Epic to update its EHR during the next 18 to 24 months. Under the agreement, DaVita Physician Solutions will offer customers using Falcon Platinum — the company's nephrology-targeted software — a path to transition to its updated EHR solution.

"Our goal is to create technology solutions for physicians that are easy to use and are efficient in providing the right data at the right time to improve quality outcomes," said Derek Schoonover, vice president of physician experience and DaVita Physician Solutions for DaVita Kidney Care.

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