Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) March 06, 2013
First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, opened its seventeenth facility in Colorado Springs today. The facility is located at 2770 Powers Blvd and is open 24 hours, 365 days a year.
“We are very pleased to open the first facility in Colorado today,” said Dr. Andrew Kosmowski, Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room’s Colorado Springs facility. “We are looking forward to serving the Colorado Springs community and providing our patients with the highest quality emergency medical care.”
In honor of the grand opening, First Choice Emergency Room hosted a ribbon cutting with the Colorado Springs Business Alliance and a medical community open house. First Choice Emergency Room also made a $5,000 donation to Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado.
“Care and Share is honored to receive this gift and partner with First Choice ER in meeting the needs of those in our community who are at risk of hunger,” said Lynne Telford, President and CEO of Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado. “This gift of $5,000 will allow us to provide more than 40,000 meals throughout Southern Colorado.”
All First Choice Emergency Room facilities are staffed exclusively with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. The facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic technology (CT Scanner, Digital X-Ray and Ultrasound) and COLA and CLIA accredited labs.
For more information about First Choice Emergency Room and the Colorado Springs facility, please visit http://www.fcer.com.
About First Choice Emergency Room
First Choice Emergency Room (http://www.FCER.com) is the nation’s leading freestanding emergency room system; it is both largest and the oldest. 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, and fully equipped emergency rooms with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT Scanners, Ultrasound, Digital X-ray) and on-site labs. First Choice Emergency Room was named one of the 2013 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are exclusively staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. First Choice ER has nine locations in the Houston area, five in the Dallas/Ft Worth area, two in the Austin area and one in Colorado Springs. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey, FCER provides the highest quality emergency medical care—topping all hospital and other freestanding ER providers in its region and national ranks in the 99th percentile of patient care.
For more information call (972) 899-6103 or contact Claire.Gibson(at)FCER(dot)com.
About Care and Share Food Bank
Care and Share Food Bank is the largest non-profit hunger relief agency in Southern Colorado. Acting as a distribution hub, Care and Share works with a network of approximately 300 non-profit partners to reach 100,000 people across 31 counties in southern Colorado. Last year, the food bank distributed more than 17 million pounds of food and grocery items. For more information about how Care and Share Food Bank is ending hunger in southern Colorado and how you can help, please contact us at 719-528-1247 or visit http://www.careandshare.org.