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About DaVita Medical Group


JSA Medical Group was acquired by the Healthcare Partners family in 2006 – however we continued to maintain and operate under our JSA Medical Group brand since we were so fondly recognized in the Florida community and by our patients as "JSA". 

In 2012, the merger of HealthCare Partners and DaVita, Inc. closes with a combined commitment to clinical excellence, patient quality of life, and physician leadership.

DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners, a DaVita Medical Group. 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 September 30, 2016, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,318 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 18,000 patients, The company also operated 139 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside of the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado, and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of September 30, 2016, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 750,000 integrated care patients.

JSA Medical Group Senior Executive Team

Barbara Allen, M.D., Chief Medical Officer DaVita Medical Group Click to open   
  

Barbara Allen, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

DaVita Medical Group JSA Medical Group Senior Executive Team

Barbara has extensive experience, a successful career and shares alignment with DaVita Medical Group core values - which makes her a perfect fit for the executive leadership team. Prior to Trinity Mother Frances, she held several leadership positions with St. Vincent’s Health System in Montana and the Mayo Health System in Minnesota, including being selected as the youngest physician and first female president and CEO of the Fairmont Medical Center.

Barbara is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy where she was the first female Air Force Academy cadet to be commissioned into the U.S. Air Force Biomedical Science Corps as an aerospace physiologist in 1986. She attended medical school at the University of South Carolina and completed her family practice residency in Billings, Montana. 

Lauren Edgington, Chief Financial Officer DaVita Medical Group Click to open   
  

Lauren Edgington, Chief Financial Officer

DaVita Medical Group JSA Medical Group Senior Executive Team

Lauren Edgington is the chief financial officer (CFO) of DaVita Medical Group.  Ms. Edgington joined DaVita Medical Group in 2015 with over 16 years of financial leadership experience.  Ms. Edgington oversees all aspects of the Florida and Georgia financial operations and is a vital member of the executive leadership team, supporting the growth and advancement of the market.  Lauren is a Florida native and holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from Clemson University in Applied Economics.