NEW YORK, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CityMD announced today that it has received the Accredited Urgent Care designation, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers, and is now one of the largest urgent care providers to be accredited in the Northeast.
CityMD was previously certified by the UCAOA, and this accreditation is a stronger validation with a more in-depth examination and evaluation of the company's policies, practices and procedures. All 73 CityMD sites in New York, New Jersey, and Seattle, Washington have been accredited.
Dr. David Shih, one of CityMD's founders and current Executive Vice President of Strategy Health & Innovation, spearheaded CityMD's efforts to receive the UCAOA accreditation. "This prestigious accreditation, which is akin to the Joint Commission but specifically for urgent care centers, reinforces the practices and discipline we already have in place, while adding another element of trust with our patients as well as insurance companies," said Dr. Shih. "We are honored by this recognition and will proudly display the UCAOA logo at every CityMD location."
"By achieving accreditation from the Urgent Care Association of American, CityMD demonstrates a commitment to excellence in areas meaningful to its patients, communities and employees," said Laurel Stoimenoff, CEO of the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA). "UCAOA Accreditation is only awarded to organizations who meet or exceed rigorous standards. These standards cast a wide net and address a variety of administrative and clinical areas that impact quality, safety and services provided. UCAOA Accreditation distinguishes CityMD as an organization that has chosen to excel and raise the bar."
With its accreditation, CityMD and the Urgent Care Association of America demonstrate their commitment toward providing patients with convenient access to quality care of the highest level.
Founded in 2010 by a passionate group of emergency medicine physicians, CityMD's mission is to serve its communities by providing quality medical care through convenient access and an exceptional experience. The company's unwavering commitment to treating everyone with respect and genuine kindness while offering exceptional services and a cost-effective alternative to the ER, has enabled CityMD to grow from one Manhattan practice to more than 70 locations in the greater New York Metro Area and Seattle, Washington. To date, CityMD has treated over 5 million patients.
For more information about CityMD and a list of locations, please visit CityMD.com.
CityMD: Sabrina Valvo
Phone: 212-913-0828 X 10051
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