First Choice Emergency Room to Open New Facility in San Antonio, Texas

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New Potranco Facility Opening Late June 2015

First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it is opening its new San Antonio - Potranco facility in late June.

“I am pleased to announce that we are continuing to expand in Texas with a new facility in the San Antonio area,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room.

First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical care by providing a neighborhood alternative for emergency medical services. Based on patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates, Inc., an independent healthcare advisory services and consulting organization, First Choice Emergency Room received the prestigious Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award in 2013 and 2014 for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide.

Different from urgent care facilities, all First Choice Emergency Room facilities are open 24 hours, 7 days per week and staffed exclusively with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. The facilities are equipped with a full radiology suite, including CT scanner, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, as well as on-site laboratories certified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) and accredited by the Commission on Office Laboratories Accreditation (COLA).

The new San Antonio-Potranco facility will be located at 738 W. Loop 1604 N, San Antonio, TX 78251. For more information, visit http://www.fcer.com/locations/san-antonio/san-antonio-potranco/.

About First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room (FCER.com) is the nation’s leading network of independent freestanding emergency rooms; it is both the largest and the oldest. First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies by offering patients convenient, neighborhood access to emergency medical care. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are innovative, freestanding, and fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology (CT scanner, Ultrasound, and Digital X-ray) and on-site laboratory. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. First Choice Emergency Room has facilities in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio in Texas. In Colorado, facilities are in Colorado Springs and Denver in partnership with University of Colorado Health (UCHealth). According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates Inc., First Choice Emergency Room provides the highest quality emergency medical care and received the 2013 and 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. First Choice Emergency Room was also recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas.First Choice Emergency Room is an Adeptus Health company.

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