LEWISVILLE, Texas, Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Adeptus Health (NYSE: ADPT) has officially opened First Texas Hospital in Carrollton, TX with full Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) certification from the Joint Commission.
"Today, we celebrate another step in achieving our mission of increased access to the highest quality emergency care in the communities we serve," said Thomas S. Hall, Chairman and CEO of Adeptus Health. "We are pleased to open our new hospital and look forward to serving more patients in the Dallas Fort Worth area."
The Joint Commission's CMS certification recognizes First Texas Hospital complies with the highest national standards for safety and quality of care and is committed to continually improving patient care.
According to The American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) 2014 National Report Card, Texas received an F in access to emergency healthcare, underscoring the need for additional access to emergency care. The opening of First Texas Hospital will provide the people of Carrollton and North Dallas with increased access to the highest quality medical care.
First Texas Hospital, licensed by the state as a general hospital, includes 50 inpatient beds, three Operating Rooms, an emergency department and an imaging department equipped with the latest technologies. The full-service hospital is located at 1401 E. Trinity Mills Road and open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
About Adeptus Health Inc.
Adeptus Health Inc. (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, Adeptus Health operates Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital and freestanding emergency rooms. In Louisiana, Adeptus Health has a partnership with Ochsner Health System, the state's largest healthcare system, to improve access to emergency medical care. 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 and 2014 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 First Texas Hospital
First Texas Hospital is a full service general hospital in Carrollton, TX. First Texas Hospital is equipped with 50 inpatient beds, three Operating Rooms, an emergency department, onsite laboratories and pharmacy, and an imaging department equipped with the latest in imaging equipment. The new hospital is capable of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and is providing the community 24/7 access to emergency medical care. For more information visit www.FirstTexasHospital.com
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