Dignity Health to Open New Freestanding Emergency Room in Mesa, Arizona

Published: Feb 10, 2016

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 10, 2016

Dignity Health has announced it will be opening a new freestanding emergency
room in Mesa, Arizona this month. The new facility is licensed under
Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital, which opened last year in the
West Valley.

Linda Hunt, President and CEO of Dignity Health in Arizona,
said that the new facility will complement Dignity Health’s existing
hospitals’ emergency departments. “We are focused on providing patients
with the best and easiest access to care of any health care system in
Arizona and this new facility will help achieve that goal.”

The Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room will be a
full-service emergency room, licensed by the state, and open 24-7. The
new facility will be 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 will have full access to Dignity Health’s network of
physicians and specialists.

“We are excited to announce we are opening our sixth freestanding
emergency room in the Phoenix area and look forward to providing the
Mesa community with additional access to high quality emergency medical
care,” said Robert “Bob” Honeycutt, President and CEO of Dignity Health
Arizona General Hospital.

The new Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room in
Mesa will be located at1833 North Power Road, Mesa, Arizona 85205. For
more information, visit http://www.azgeneraler.com/locations/mesa.

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