NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of Connecticut's leading healthcare organizations have announced a new partnership focused on providing high-quality urgent care services throughout Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. Yale New Haven Health and PhysicianOne Urgent Care have created a partnership to bring together one of the most comprehensive healthcare systems in the nation and the leading provider of urgent care in Connecticut.
"We are excited to announce our partnership with Yale New Haven Health, one of the most prestigious healthcare organizations in the nation," said Lynne Rosen, PhysicianOne Urgent Care's CEO. "PhysicianOne Urgent Care provides high-quality convenient urgent care to meet the needs of patients on their schedule. Now, as we partner with Yale New Haven Health, we can expand our hassle-free access to include access to some of the most highly sought after primary care providers and specialists in the area."
Founded in 2008 by three physicians in Connecticut, PhysicianOne Urgent Care is an industry-leader with 12 locations in Connecticut, three in Massachusetts, and two in Westchester County, New York. Additional locations are set to open throughout 2017.
"This partnership reflects a perfect opportunity for Yale New Haven Health to work with a well-respected provider in PhysicianOne Urgent Care with a firmly established network of locations that provide high-quality care throughout the region," said Gayle Capozzalo, executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Yale New Haven Health. "This will allow broader access for our patients to critical healthcare services in the community."
Yale New Haven Health includes five hospitals and a network of hundreds of dedicated primary care physicians and specialists through its Northeast Medical Group.
"We founded PhysicianOne Urgent Care with the goal of providing convenient access to high-quality, evidence-based medical care in a state-of-the-art facility that focuses on the patient," said Dr. Jeannie Kenkare, PhysicianOne Urgent Care co-founder and chief medical officer. "We've provided that great care for more than eight years, and we look forward to working with the expansive network of providers within Yale New Haven Health System to further expand access to that care."
About Yale New Haven Health
Yale New Haven Health, the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, is recognized for advanced clinical care, quality, service, cost effectiveness and commitment to improving the health status of the communities it serves. YNHHS includes five hospitals – Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial, Westerly and Yale New Haven hospitals, several specialty networks and Northeast Medical Group, a non-profit medical foundation with several hundred community-based and hospital-employed physicians. www.ynhhs.org
About PhysicianOne Urgent Care
PhysicianOne Urgent Care provides quality, easily-accessible, walk-in medical care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. All locations are open 365 days per year; 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., weekdays, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends and holidays. Experienced providers are on-site at all times. X-ray and lab services are available on-site. Insurance is accepted; self-pay options are also available. Founded in 2008, PhysicianOne Urgent Care, the original Urgent Care of Connecticut, was the first in the market to be accredited and certified by the Urgent Care Association of America.
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