Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 08, 2014
First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Northwest San Antonio facility in July.
“I am pleased to announce that we are opening our second facility in the San Antonio market,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room.
First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical care by providing a neighborhood alternative for emergency medical services. Based on patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates, Inc., an independent healthcare advisory services and consulting organization, First Choice Emergency Room received the prestigious Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award in 2013 for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide.
Different from urgent care facilities, all First Choice Emergency Room facilities are open 24 hours, 7 days per week and staffed exclusively with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. The facilities are equipped with a full radiology suite, including CT scanner, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, as well as on-site laboratories certified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) and accredited by the Commission on Office Laboratories Accreditation (COLA).
The Northwest San Antonio facility will be located at 5530 Tezel Road, San Antonio, Texas 78250. For more information, visit http://www.fcer.com/locations/san-antonio/northwest-san-antonio/.
About First Choice Emergency Room
First Choice Emergency Room (FCER.com) is the nation’s leading network of independent freestanding emergency rooms; it is both the largest and the oldest. First Choice Emergency Room 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. First Choice Emergency Room has three locations in the Austin area, 16 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, 14 in the Houston area, one in the San Antonio area, two in Colorado Springs and two in the Denver area. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates Inc., First Choice Emergency Room provides the highest quality emergency medical care and received the 2013 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. First Choice Emergency Room is an Adeptus Health (NYSE: ADPT) company.