Texas Health Resources Names Dr. Lawrence Chien, M.D. Facility Medical Director of New Freestanding Emergency Room

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Lawrence Wei-Wei Chien to Lead New Texas Health Emergency Room in Lake Highlands

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Texas Health Resources, one of the country’s largest non-profit health systems, named Lawrence Chien, M.D. the Facility Medical Director of its first freestanding emergency room in Lake Highlands opening later this month.

“We are pleased to announce Dr. Lawrence Chien will be the Facility Medical Director of our Lake Highlands location as we continue to provide consumers with quality, convenient care close to home,” said Barclay E. Berdan, FACHE, CEO of Texas Health Resources.

Dr. Chien received his undergraduate degree from Rice University and his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. Prior to accepting this position, Dr. Chien, served as an emergency physician at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hosptial. He specializes in emergency medicine and has over 15 years practicing emergency medicine.

The new freestanding Texas Health 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 Texas Health Resources network of physicians, specialists and advanced treatment options while ensuring seamless transfer for patients requiring inpatient or specialty care.

The Texas Health Emergency Room facility will be in Lake Highlands and located at 10705 E. Northwest Hwy., Dallas, TX 75238. For more information, visit https://texashealthemergencyroom.com/locations/dallas-map/lake-highlands/.

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About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources. It includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley Hospitals, Texas Health Physicians Group, outpatient facilities, behavioral health and home health, preventive and fitness services, and an organization for medical research and education. For the last two years, Texas Health Resources has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For and the #1 Best Company to Work For in Healthcare. For more information about Texas Health Resources, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit http://www.TexasHealth.org.

About Adeptus Health 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. Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of freestanding emergency rooms and owns and/or operates hospitals and freestanding facilities in partnership with Texas Health Resources in Texas, UCHealth in Colorado, Dignity Health in Arizona, Ochsner Health System in Louisiana and Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology, on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. For the last three years, Adeptus Health has exceeded the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction according to patient feedback collected nationwide by Press Ganey Associates Inc. Adeptus Health also was named a 2016 Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine. For more information please visit adhc.com.

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