Paladina Health, LLC, and The Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ:SPNC), both Colorado companies, today announced an alliance to offer an innovative medical home option for Spectranetics teammates and dependents in two Colorado Springs locations. One Paladina Health ® clinic will be on-site at the Spectranetics corporate headquarters at 9965 Federal Drive. Another clinic will be conveniently located for use by Spectranetics teammates and their families throughout the Colorado Springs community. Spectranetics selected Paladina Health’s medical home model because it offers teammates and their dependents 24/7 access to their own personal physician and leads to better health outcomes for patients. “We want our teammates and their families to have easy and unlimited access to high-quality physicians who are focused on improving their health over the long-term,” said Robert Fuchs, vice president of global HR for Spectranetics. ”More than 325 teammates work at our headquarters facility, and we are delighted to be able to add the on-site health clinic to our comprehensive wellness package.” The Paladina Health model’s components include:
- 24/7 access to a personal physician, who is available via mobile phone and is held accountable for each patient’s satisfaction, engagement and health;
- Convenient clinics that provide same-day or next-day appointments; and
- A broad range of medical services, including primary and preventive care, personalized chronic condition support and basic urgent care; and assistance to patients in navigating specialty and hospital-based care.
The company’s Vascular Intervention (VI) products include a range of laser catheters for ablation of blockages in arteries above and below the knee. The company also markets support catheters to facilitate crossing of peripheral and coronary arterial blockages, and retrograde access and guidewire retrieval devices used in the treatment of peripheral arterial blockages, including chronic total occlusions. In addition, the company markets aspiration and cardiac laser catheters for the treatment of blockages in the heart.The Lead Management (LM) product line includes excimer laser sheaths and cardiac lead management accessories for the removal of pacemaker and defibrillator cardiac leads. For more information, visit www.spectranetics.com. About DaVita HealthCare Partners DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500 ® company, is the parent company of DaVita ® and HealthCare Partners ®. DaVita is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of June 30, 2013, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 2,010 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 159,000 patients. The company also operated 48 outpatient dialysis centers located in ten countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, Florida and New Mexico in its pursuit to deliver high-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com. DaVita, Paladina Health and DaVita HealthCare Partners are service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Spectranetics is a trademark of The Spectranetics Corporation. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.