ROBBINSDALE, Minn., Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, North Memorial Health Care announced that it has opened its first pediatric clinic in its North Memorial Health Care Medical Office Building located within Maple Grove Hospital. Five pediatricians will provide expert care to customers, newborns to 18 years of age, and are dedicated to serving families and helping children grow into healthy adults. This new Pediatric Services location also offers easy access to acute pediatric hospital care available at Maple Grove Hospital.
"Since opening the Maple Grove Hospital campus in 2009, customers in the north-western suburbs have benefited from North Memorial's long history of delivering remarkable care," J. Kevin Croston, MD, CEO North Memorial Health Care. "Now with the addition of pediatric care, families have access to a one-stop resource for the needs of their children in a convenient location."
Pediatric Services, is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with walk-in appointments available. Urgent care walk-in appointments are available in the same location from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. And when a child's needs are even more serious than urgent care, Maple Grove Hospital offers emergency pediatric care close to home.
"At a moment's notice, Maple Grove Hospital is there for families, providing emergency care and treatment for unexpected illnesses and injuries," said Andy Cochrane, CEO, Maple Grove Hospital. "Through our partnership with the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, children receive expert care from hospital-based pediatricians and bridge communication with primary care physicians when they're admitted."
For parents who have concerns or questions about their child's health and just want to connect with a provider about pediatric needs, North Memorial also offers nurse line and triage through text and chat, in addition to the traditional phone services.
For more information about this new pediatric offering, visit northmemorial.com/pediatrics or call 763-581-5900.
About North Memorial Health Care
North Memorial Health Care provides access to high-quality, low-cost care with an extensive network that spans the Twin Cities, including 15 primary care clinics offering same-day and walk-in appointments, six urgent care clinics, four express clinics located within Hy-Vee grocery stores, two Urgency Centers and a broad range of expert specialty care providers. North Memorial's two hospitals, North Memorial Medical Center and Maple Grove Hospital, are nationally recognized for providing excellent patient care; North Memorial Medical Center, a Level I trauma center and recipient of Healthgrades' Top 50. North Memorial's 5,000 employees and 900 physicians deliver patient centered care for all aspects of life from maternity to senior care by providing primary and specialty care for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of complex medical conditions. Learn more at www.northmemorial.com
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/north-memorial-health-care-opens-first-pediatric-services-clinic-300308571.html
SOURCE North Memorial Health Care