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

Published: Jan 09, 2016

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 9, 2016

Dignity Health has announced it will be opening a new freestanding emergency
room in Phoenix, Arizona this month. The new facility is licensed under
Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital, which opened earlier this 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 fifth freestanding
emergency room in the Phoenix area and look forward to providing the
Ahwatukee 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
Phoenix will be located at 4328 East Chandler Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ
85048. For more information, visit http://www.azgeneraler.com/.

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