Who is NPS?

Nephrology Practice Solutions (NPS) is an independent business that works with nephrologists committed to providing outstanding clinical and integrated kidney care to their patients. Our mission is to help nephrologists transform the business and clinical nephrology practices of the future.

NPS offers a variety of practice management and recruiting services for nephrologists that provide assistance in running a successful, thriving practice. NPS has a specialized and experienced nephrology-centric team whose focus is on the unique needs of nephrologists.

What services does NPS offer?

NPS provides unique nephrology specific business solutions. Our solutions include:

  • Billing & Collections (including revenue cycle management)
  • Coding Review (including training and education)
  • Consulting (including practice assessments, assistance with practice mergers, strategy and governance)
  • Credentialing
  • Recruitment

NPS utilizes comprehensive business metrics and employs a dashboard reporting system to empower nephrology practices to achieve greater success. NPS also provides leading nephrology recruitment and staffing services through our affiliate, DaVita Source. Our dedicated team focuses on providing experienced advice as well as implementing processes and tools to help nephrologists achieve their targeted business metrics and clinical outcomes.

Additionally, NPS owns and operates nephrology practices in select markets across the country. Our owned and affiliated practices enhance our expertise and understanding of the latest market developments, and these practices are a vital component in our quest to change the future of nephrology practices and to ultimately provide innovative, quality kidney care for patients.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Nephrology Practice Solutions is a provider of nephrology-specific management services. We pride ourselves in having a strong portfolio of experienced and knowledgeable healthcare and business experts. Our team has more than a century of combined experience in nephrology and medical practice operations. We utilize comprehensive business metrics and employ a dashboard reporting approach to support innovative management models and drive performance that empowers physician practices to achieve greater success. Our team is your team. Your success is our success.

More than a Century of Combined Experience in Nephrology and Practice Operations

We are proud to lead this incredible team that does so much to serve nephrologists and their patients. We are truly passionate about our mission – to partner with nephrologists to transform the business and clinical practices of the future.

JENNIE PETERSON

Vice President
Leadership

Jennie.Peterson@davita.com
(303) 876-0507

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We are proud to lead this incredible team that does so much to serve nephrologists and their patients. We are truly passionate about our mission – to partner with nephrologists to transform the business and clinical practices of the future.

ROBERT PROVENZANO, MD

Vice President of Medical Affairs
Leadership

Robert.Provenzano@davita.com
(310) 955-3418

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I am passionate to provide service to those who provide service to our patients. By assisting physicians in the management of their practice, we enable them to spend more time and focus on excellent patient care.

CHUCK VOJCAK

Senior Director,
Finance & Revenue Cycle Management

Chuck.Vojcak@davita.com

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NICOLE GARRISON

Director
Revenue Cycle Management

Nicole.Garrison@davita.com

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It is very fulfilling for me to be able to utilize my expertise and business acumen assisting practices to improve upon their own business management processes. To see the progression is rewarding.

LARRY BRODT

Director, Corporate Development
Larry.Brodt@davita.com
(904) 874-5139

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I love the empowerment we provide to our teammates and physicians that allows them to be leaders in their field. Our approach in how we guide growing practices is refreshing and the right thing to do for everyone long term.

MICHELLE STEINBECK

Vice-President of Operations
Leadership

Michelle.Steinbeck@davita.com

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I’m passionate about working closely with physicians identifying and problem solving complex issues in their practice, ultimately leading to better services to the whole team; patients, physicians and teammates alike.

DONNA REESMAN

Director
Practice Management Operations

Donna.Reesman@davita.com

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I am thrilled to be part of a team of skilled professionals who understand how to navigate the increasingly complex business of healthcare, while allowing the clinical staff to focus their energy on providing the best care for their patients.

DOUGLAS HECHT

Director
Integration and Special Projects

Douglas.Hecht@davita.com

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I have always been passionate about helping people and making an impact – whether it’s through volunteer work or working with my team to achieve our goals – and I love that my current role is completely in line with this.

RITA CHENG

Director of NPS Operations Analytics & Special Projects
Rita.Cheng@davita.com

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To be the very best leader, live a happy life, and to make a difference in the lives I touch each day.

AMBER WIRTS

Director, Practice Operations
Amber.Wirts@davita.com

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I am passionate about partnering with our physicians to overcome administrative barriers to provide high quality care to every patient, every day – all while having a few laughs along the way.

KELLY ZUIKER

Director, Practice Operations
Kelly.Zuiker@davita.com

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Every day I come to work is a chance for me to change someone’s life. I love helping physicians take the next step in their career by providing them with information and tools for success. Together we send ripples into the nephrology community. For this, my cup runneth over.

TAMMY ELZY

Senior Director, Physician Services
Recruitment, Fellowship & Marketing

Tammy.Elzy@davita.com

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I’m passionate about bringing physicians under the NPS umbrella so the physician can focus on the patient and practicing medicine. I also very much enjoy working as part of a team who openly collaborate with each other to figure out the right solutions for NPS and for our clients.

BRET TATE

Group General Counsel
Legal & Compliance Support

Bret.Tate@davita.com

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NPS is dedicated to building a strong compliance program and we love getting to work with all teammates in different capacities to meet that goal. It’s extremely fulfilling to be part of a team focused on collaboration, excellence and doing the right thing.

DEVON BAILEY

Director Corporate Compliance
Legal & Compliance Support

Devon.Bailey@davita.com

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Contact Us

Please complete the information below and click send. A member of the NPS team will contact you promptly. If you prefer, you may reach us at (866) 434‑9029 or email us directly at practicesolutions@davita.com.

Physician Recruitment
Are you interested in hiring a physician or finding employment? Please visit
www.davitasource.com, email us at
physicianjobs@davita.com or call us directly at
1‑866‑262‑4004.