HARTFORD, Conn., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care, a partnership created to bring a new model of high quality, patient-focused urgent care centers to central and eastern Connecticut, today announced the opening of its first center. Located in the town of Avon at 385 West Main Street, Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care makes exceptional healthcare even more convenient to those living in Avon and surrounding communities. To celebrate the occasion, Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care will host a grand-opening event and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at the new Avon location.
"Since we announced our partnership with Hartford HealthCare in late January, we have been looking forward to opening our first urgent care center in Avon. Our access-minded, patient-first approach to urgent care, combined with Hartford HealthCare's long history of high-quality care will provide residents of the Avon community with the kind of urgent care they deserve and can be proud of," said Todd Latz, CEO of GoHealth Urgent Care. "Our best-in-class caregivers and team members are ready to provide a welcoming culture of care and effortless experiences that put our patients first."
Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care's Avon center will operate seven days a week with extended evening hours, welcome walk-in patients and offer the opportunity to "save your spot" through a simple online check-in. It also will feature transparent charting on a wide screen in each exam room, mobile X-ray equipment and a unified electronic medical record that can be accessed by caregivers across the Hartford HealthCare network.
"We're thrilled to open our first Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care center in Avon, a town that is home to a number of Hartford HealthCare offices and services," said Jeffrey Flaks, President and Chief Operating Officer of Hartford HealthCare. "We're combining Hartford HealthCare's high-quality, fully integrated acute and ambulatory health services with GoHealth's industry-leading customer experience, innovative technology and award-winning urgent care center designs."
Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care will open at least 15 centers within the next 18 months, spanning Hartford HealthCare's service area.
For more information, visit www.gohealthuc.com/hartford.
About GoHealth Urgent Care
GoHealth Urgent Care is one of the country's fastest-growing and largest urgent care providers. At GoHealth Urgent Care, we place the needs of our patients first—by providing an effortless patient experience, a welcoming culture of care and seamless integration with market-leading health systems and our communities. GoHealth Urgent Care operates over 60 urgent care centers in the New York and Portland, Ore., metropolitan areas, the San Francisco Bay Area and central and eastern Connecticut. GoHealth Urgent Care's current partners include health systems that are at the forefront of care delivery innovation, including Northwell Health, New York's largest health system, Legacy Health, the largest nonprofit, locally owned health system in the Portland-Vancouver area, Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, headquartered in San Francisco, and Hartford HealthCare, the largest integrated health system in the state of Connecticut. GoHealth Urgent Care is a d/b/a of Access Clinical Partners, LLC, a TPG Growth portfolio company. TPG Growth is the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, which has over $70 billion of assets under management. To learn more, please visit www.gohealthUC.com.
About Hartford HealthCare
Hartford HealthCare is Connecticut's most comprehensive health care network. Our fully integrated health system includes a tertiary-care teaching hospital, an acute-care community teaching hospital, an acute-care hospital and trauma center, two community hospitals, the state's most extensive behavioral health services network, a large primary care physician practice group, a regional home care system, an array of senior care services, a coordinated cancer institute with five cancer centers, and a large physical therapy rehabilitation network. Please visit us at www.hartfordhealthcare.org.
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SOURCE GoHealth Urgent Care