UCHealth Names Area Medical Director Dr. Henry M. Johnson, III Medical Director of New Freestanding Emergency Room

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Henry M. Johnson, III, MD, FACEP to Lead New UCHealth Emergency Room – Parker


UCHealth named Dr. Henry M. (Jake) Johnson, III, FACEP, the Medical Director of the new UCHealth Emergency Room – Parker opening in late November.

“Dr. Johnson is an experienced physician and will ensure our new freestanding emergency facility delivers the highest quality care to patients in Parker 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 University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Dr. Johnson received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida and his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Prior to joining UCHealth Emergency Room, Dr. Johnson served as an emergency physician at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland, Wyoming, as well as an emergency medical physician at the Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and has more than 15 years experience practicing emergency medicine.

The new UCHealth Emergency Room will be a full-service emergency facility, licensed by the state, and open hours a day, 7 days per week. 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 Parkeris located at 16990 Village Center Dr. E., Parker, CO80134. For more information, visit http://www.uchealthemergencyroom.com/locations/parker.


About UCHealth
UCHealth is a Front Range health system that delivers the highest quality patient care with the highest quality patient experience. UCHealth 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 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, 2014, and 2015 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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