DaVita Inc provides dialysis services for patients affected from chronic kidney failure known to be End Stage Renal Disease in the United States. The DaVita Company provides dialysis and administrative services through its network of 1,809 outpatient dialysis centers located in 43 states and in the District of Columbia, and serving more than 142,000 patients. The DaVita Company provides acute inpatient dialysis services through its 900 hospitals and allied laboratory service providers. The company also provides kidney disease educations for its patients. The DaVita Company recently took over nine dialysis centers from the dialysis products manufacturer and dialysis services provider Fresenius Medical Care.