Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room Opens in Phoenix, Arizona

Published: Jan 22, 2016

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 22, 2016

Dignity Health opened its newest freestanding emergency room in Phoenix,
Arizona at 7am today. The new facility is licensed under Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital,
which opened earlier this year in the West Valley. To celebrate the
grand opening, Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room –
Ahwatukee hosted a ribbon cutting and donated $5,000 to Desert Vista
High School.

“On behalf of our entire team, we are pleased to be a part of the
Phoenix community and look forward to continuing to provide residents
with access to high quality emergency medical care,” said Dr. Frederick
Johnson, MD,Facility Medical Director of the new Ahwatukee facility.

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 Inc.
(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, Adeptus Health owns
and operates Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital and freestanding
emergency rooms. In Louisiana, Adeptus Health has a partnership with
Ochsner Health System, the state’s largest healthcare system, to improve
access to emergency medical care. 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