Dignity Health Names Dr. Frederick Johnson Facility Medical Director of New Freestanding Emergency Room in Phoenix

Published: Jan 16, 2016

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 16, 2016

Dignity Health named Dr. Frederick Johnson the Facility Medical Director of the
new Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room –Ahwatukee.
The new facility is licensed under Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital, which opened early last year in the West Valley.

“Dr. Johnson is an excellent leader and will ensure our new
freestanding emergency room delivers the highest quality care to Phoenix
and the surrounding communities,” said Robert “Bob” Honeycutt,
President and CEO of Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital.

Dr. Johnson received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern
University in Evanston, Illinois and his medical degree from the
Northwestern School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Before joining
Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room, Dr. Johnson
served as Medical Director of Emergency Services at The Methodist
Hospitals, Inc. in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana. He is board-certified
in emergency medicine and has over 30 years practicing emergency
medicine.

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
(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, the company
owns and operates Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital and
freestanding emergency rooms. 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
azgeneraler.com.