UCHealth Names Area Medical Director Dr. Nils Albert Medical Director of New Freestanding Emergency Room

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Nils Albert, M.D., FACEP to Lead New UCHealth Emergency Room – Aurora Central

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UCHealth named Area Medical Director Nils Albert, MD, FACEP the Medical Director of the new UCHealth Emergency Room – Aurora Central opening in late September.

“Dr. Albert is an experienced physician and will ensure our new freestanding emergency room continues to deliver the highest quality care to Aurora and the surrounding communities,” said Dr. Richard Zane, UCHealth’s Executive Director of Emergency Services and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Colorado School of Medicine.

Dr. Albert received his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Prior to joining UCHealth Emergency Room, he served as Medical Director of Prehospital Services for Exempla Lutheran Medical Center and as District Medical Director for MedExpress in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Albert also currently serves as the Area Medical Director of all UCHealth Emergency Rooms in Denver and Colorado Springs. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and has over 12 years practicing emergency medicine.

The new UCHealth Emergency Room will be a full-service emergency facility, licensed by the state, and open 24-7. Additionally, the new location will have full access to UCHealth’s network of physicians, specialists and advanced treatment options while ensuring seamless transfer for patients requiring inpatient or specialty care.

The new UCHealth Emergency Room in Aurora is located at 15300 E. Mississippi Ave., Aurora, CO80017. For more information, visit http://www.uchealthemergencyroom.com/locations/aurora-central

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University of Colorado Health is a Front Range health system that delivers the highest quality patient care with the highest quality patient experience. University of Colorado Health combines Memorial Hospital, Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies, Colorado Health Medical Group, and University of Colorado Hospital into an organization dedicated to health and providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain West. UCHealth partners with the University of Colorado School of Medicine and numerous community organizations to provide care. Separately, these institutions can continue providing superior care to patients and service to the communities they serve. Together, they push the boundaries of medicine, attracting more research funding, hosting more clinical trials and improving health through innovation.

About AdeptusHealth Inc.
Adeptus Health (NYSE:ADPT) is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. In Texas, Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms. In Colorado, in partnership with University of Colorado Health, Adeptus Health operates UCHealth Emergency Rooms. In Arizona, with Dignity Health, the company owns and operates Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital and freestanding emergency rooms. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology (CT scanner, ultrasound, and digital X-ray), on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates Inc., Adeptus Health 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. For more information please visit us on the web at adhc.com.

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