Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 23, 2015
Dignity Health announced it is opening a new freestanding emergency room in Glendale, Arizona. The new facility is licensed under Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital, which opened earlier this year in the West Valley.
Linda Hunt, President and CEO of Dignity Health in Arizona, said that the new facility will complement Dignity Health’s existing hospitals’ emergency departments. “We are focused on providing patients with the best and easiest access to care of any health care system in Arizona and this new facility will help achieve that goal.”
The Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room will be a full-service emergency room, licensed by the state, and open 24-7. The new facility will be staffed by board-certified physicians, emergency trained registered nurses and radiology technologists and equipped with a full radiology suite and an accredited laboratory. Additionally the new emergency room will have full access to Dignity Health’s network of physicians and specialists.
“We are pleased to announce we are opening our second freestanding emergency room in the Phoenix area and look forward to providing Glendale residents with access to high quality emergency medical care,” said Robert “Bob” Honeycutt, President and CEO of Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital.
The new Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room in Glendale is located at 5171 West Olive Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302. For more information, visit http://www.azgeneraler.com.
About Dignity Health, Arizona Service Area
Dignity Health in Arizona includes five outstanding hospitals – Chandler Regional Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, which includes Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Westgate Hospital and Arizona General Hospital. From this foundation, Dignity Health in Arizona has expanded into a comprehensive health care system, which includes imaging centers, clinics, specialty hospitals, urgent cares, insurance providers, an accountable care organization and other clinical partnerships. The Dignity Health Medical Group includes more than 40 practices and covers a wide range of specialties. Dignity Health in Arizona is part of Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems. For more information, please visit http://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona.
About AdeptusHealth Inc.
Adeptus Health Inc. owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room in Texas and, in partnership with University of Colorado Health (UCHealth), in Colorado. Together with Dignity Health, the company also owns and operates Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital and freestanding emergency rooms in the Phoenix area. First Choice Emergency Room (FCER.com) is the nation's largest and oldest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms. It 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. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates Inc., First Choice Emergency Room provides the highest quality emergency medical care and received the 2014 and 2013 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. First Choice Emergency Room currently 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). Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital is a full service general hospital in the Phoenix area. Arizona General Hospital has inpatient rooms, state-of-the-art Operating Rooms, an Emergency Department, a high complexity laboratory, and a full radiology suite.
About Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital
Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital is a full-service healthcare facility, licensed by the state as a general hospital. Spanning 39,000-square-feet, the hospital has inpatient rooms, two state-of-the-art operating rooms - for inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures, an emergency department, a high-complexity laboratory and a full radiology suite offering the latest technologies. Furthermore, patients have full access to the Dignity Health area facilities and physicians, and the hospital provides Phoenix-area residents with 24/7 access to emergency medical care. Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room is a fully-equipped off-campus emergency department, located within the community to bring a greatly needed access point to emergency medical care. For more information, visit azgeneraler.com.