“Adding a fifth outpatient facility is a very exciting endeavor for Abington Health as the healthcare landscape changes,” said Laurence M. Merlis, president and CEO, Abington Health.
Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014
The newest Abington Health Center opens in Lower Gwynedd, PA on Monday, September 8, 2014. This new 15,000 square foot, $5 million project is an outpatient campus that features three primary care practices and walk-in laboratory services.
“Adding a fifth outpatient facility is a very exciting endeavor for Abington Health as the healthcare landscape changes,” said Laurence M. Merlis, president and CEO, Abington Health. “Establishing a location in Lower Gwynedd allows us to consolidate physician practice locations and offer laboratory services on site, which is more convenient for patients, close to their homes.”
The primary care practices - Ambler Medical Associates, Spring House Internal Medicine and Medical Center at Gwynedd- care for patients ranging in age from newborns to 100+. These practices are all part of Abington Health Physicians, a large network of employed primary care physicians and specialists. In addition to the physician practices, laboratory services, including a blood draw site, are also offered on this campus. Blood draw services are done on a walk-in basis with no appointments necessary.
The campus, conveniently located on North Bethlehem Pike, offers ample free parking. Abington Health – Lower Gwynedd located at 605 North Bethlehem Pike, Lower Gwynedd, PA. For more information, please call 215-481-2000 or visit us at http://www.abingtonhealth.org/lowergwynedd.
Abington Health is the umbrella organization that encompasses its flagship hospital, Abington Memorial Hospital, in Abington and Lansdale Hospital in Hatfield Township. Abington Health also includes five convenient outpatient facilities, Abington Health Center - Schilling in Willow Grove, Abington Health Center - Warminster, Abington Health Center - Blue Bell, Abington Health Center - Montgomeryville and Abington Health Center - Lower Gwynedd. In addition, Abington Health - Urgent Care Centers are located in Feasterville, PA and Flourtown, PA. Together, these facilities serve more than 39,000 inpatients, 134,000 emergency patients and over 653,000 outpatient visits annually.
More than 1,400 physicians are on staff at both Abington Memorial Hospital and Lansdale Hospital. Additionally, Abington Health Physicians is an employed network of primary care physicians and specialists. Abington Health has 5,800 employees, making it one of the largest employers in Montgomery County.