First Choice Emergency Room Opens New Location in Pflugerville, Texas

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New freestanding ER will operate twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year.

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The concept of freestanding emergency rooms is going to be a large part of the healthcare delivery system going forward. We are excited to be an important part of this growing and developing solution to healthcare delivery.

First Choice Emergency Room, the leading operator of freestanding emergency rooms in the state of Texas, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in the Austin area.

Opening on Friday, May 18, 2012, the new 24-hour emergency room is located in Pflugerville, northeast of Austin. The other Austin-area First Choice Emergency Room is located in Georgetown.

"We are excited to be opening our second location in Austin," said Tom Hall, CEO of First Choice Emergency Room. "It really does reflect the public’s acceptance and appreciation for freestanding emergency rooms, where world-class customer service and medical care exceeds expectations."

The company also operates ERs in the Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston areas. This newest facility will be the fourteenth First Choice Emergency Room in the state.

Founded in 2002, First Choice Emergency Room is at the forefront of a fast-growing segment of the healthcare industry: freestanding neighborhood emergency rooms.

"The concept of freestanding emergency rooms is going to be a large part of the healthcare delivery system going forward," Hall said. “We are excited to be an important part of this growing and developing solution to healthcare delivery.”

First Choice Emergency Room offers a standard of care equal to that found in traditional ERs, but without the crowds and long wait times. All of the company's ERs feature sophisticated diagnostic equipment and on-site laboratories.

First Choice Emergency Room operates the largest network of freestanding ERs in Texas. The company has been named to Inc. Magazine's list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States for the past two years and to DFW’s Top 100 Privately Held Businesses for the past six years.

The new Pflugerville facility's address is: 15100 FM 1825, Pflugerville, TX 78660 and the phone number is (512) 600-9888. For more information, visit the Pflugerville page at http://www.fcer.com/locations/austin-area/pflugerville/

ABOUT FIRST CHOICE EMERGENCY ROOM:
First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies, both major and minor. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are innovative, freestanding, fully-equipped emergency rooms. All physicians are board-certified emergency physicians, and all FCER nurses are emergency trained. With eight locations in the Houston area, four in the Dallas/Ft Worth area and two in the Austin area, patients receive high-quality treatment without delay as commonly experienced in hospital ERs.

For more information, locations and hours, visit http://www.FCER.com or call toll-free 866-99-FIRST (34778)

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