GIG HARBOR, Wash., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients will soon have more choices for convenient, connected care as Kaiser Permanente today revealed the upcoming opening of its newest location. The Kaiser Permanente Gig Harbor facility will open on December 26 and is the first of five new locations the organization is opening in the next year, further expanding patients' access to their choice of high-quality providers in great facilities.
"I'm proud to be providing our growing membership with access to excellent care right here in Gig Harbor," said Byron Doepker, MD, Physician in Chief of the new Kaiser Permanente Gig Harbor location. "My team and I are ready to serve our patients in a brand-new facility."
The new location at 5216 Point Fosdick Road NW, #102, will feature primary care, lab services, EKG, diabetic retinal scan, and behavioral health. Kaiser Permanente members can now choose to visit one of the experienced, expert providers at the new location. Members can always call, click or come in with options including a 24/7 consulting nurse phone line, online visits, secure online care chat and CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs.
"I feel immensely fortunate to be working with an incredible team in preparing this clinic," said Dr. Doepker, "I can't imagine being handed a better opportunity to show what is possible."
About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente, which includes Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington, is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 12.2 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/share.
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