NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now New Jersey families will have access to immediate, quality medical care and the exceptional service New Yorkers have enjoyed for 5 years. Premier urgent care provider CityMD will open its first New Jersey locations in Paramus on October 5th and in Clifton mid-November.
Consumer demand for convenient, quality health care has been on the rise and CityMD has been there to meet it. The company has expanded rapidly since opening its first location on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 2010. The urgent care provider now operates over 40 practice locations across Manhattan, Long Island, Rockland/Westchester Counties, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx and now New Jersey. The expansion into New Jersey comes in partnership with Hackensack University Health Network (HackensackUHN).
Dr. Nedal Shami MD, one of CityMD's founding doctors and current Chief Strategy Officer, grew up in Paramus, New Jersey. "I'm proud to bring the CityMD experience to my hometown. It feels great to know Paramus residents will have greater access to faster, quality medical care and exceptional service."
"We understand Bergen County residents have many options for medical care. People ask us how CityMD is different. One of the unique things about CityMD is our Aftercare system that connects patients with our most trusted partners, ensuring a seamless transition to continued care. Partnering with HackensackUHN is a perfect example of this."
"We are proud to partner with CityMD to open urgent care centers," said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University Health Network. "Our health Network remains focused on giving our patients more options in care—from more locations to easier access. Through our partnership with CityMD, we will now provide much-needed urgent care in patient-centered facilities conveniently located throughout the northern New Jersey region. Both Hackensack University Health Network and CityMD share in this commitment to providing high-quality coordinated care."
CityMD will host an opening reception for media & CityMD executives at the new Paramus location this Thursday, October 1, 2015, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in celebration of their New Jersey expansion. To rsvp, please contact Abbie Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on CityMD and a list of locations, please visit CityMD.com.
Founded in 2010, CityMD urgent care is dedicated to setting an unprecedented standard of medical care for patients and an enriching work environment for its employees. The company's "People First" philosophy and state-of-the-art personalized healthcare delivery system has taken CityMD from a single Upper East Side practice in Manhattan to 40 (and counting) practice locations in Manhattan, Long Island, Rockland/Westchester Counties, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx and New Jersey .
About Hackensack University Health Network
Hackensack University Health Network is the New Jersey-based parent company of HackensackUMC, the HackensackUMC Foundation, Hackensack University Medical Group, and corporate joint venture partners with LHP Hospital Group in ownership of two hospitals: HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley and HackensackUMC Mountainside. With more than 10,800 employees, 3,300 credentialed medical staff members and 1,717 hospital and nursing home beds at hospitals within the Network, Hackensack University Health Network is one of the largest healthcare systems in New Jersey.
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