Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 16, 2016
Dignity Health named Dr. Frederick Johnson the Facility Medical Director of the new Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room –Ahwatukee. The new facility is licensed under Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital, which opened early last year in the West Valley.
“Dr. Johnson is an excellent leader and will ensure our new freestanding emergency room delivers the highest quality care to Phoenix and the surrounding communities,” said Robert “Bob” Honeycutt, President and CEO of Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital.
Dr. Johnson received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and his medical degree from the Northwestern School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Before joining Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room, Dr. Johnson served as Medical Director of Emergency Services at The Methodist Hospitals, Inc. in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and has over 30 years practicing emergency medicine.
The Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room is a full-service emergency room, licensed by the state, and open 24-7. The new facility is 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 has full access to Dignity Health’s network of physicians and specialists.
The new Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room in Phoenix is located at 4328 East Chandler Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85048. For more information, visit http://www.azgeneraler.com/locations/ahwatukee.
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 (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, 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.
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.