100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Kent Thiry, 60
Chairman and CEO, DaVita HealthCare Partners
- Compensation: $11,038,822 - according to 2016 proxy statement
- Years on list: 9
Questions were raised in 2012 over whether one of the country's leading dialysis providers could make the transition to an integrated healthcare model when it purchased medical group operator Healthcare Partners. The road has by no means been a smooth one for the Denver-based company, but in four years it has grown into one of the leading operators of medical groups and physician networks serving more than 790,000 patients.