HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Prompt Care & Family Medicine announced that it has changed its name to MemorialCare Medical Group. Affiliated with the nationally recognized MemorialCare Health System, it was a natural fit for them to become part of the award-winning MemorialCare Medical Group. The name change is effective immediately.
Urgent care services will continue to be available at the three former Memorial Prompt Care offices in Huntington Beach and Westminster. Other services offered include family medicine, internal medicine, and occupational medicine -- providing care for patients of all ages.
"For over 30 years Memorial Prompt Care has provided quality care to the people of Huntington Beach, Westminster, and surrounding communities. We are excited to have these wonderful medical professionals as part of our expanding primary care office network," says Jamie Lewis, MD, Facility Medical Director, MemorialCare Medical Group. "Under our new name of MemorialCare Medical Group, patients will continue to receive the same great service and care they've come to expect. We remain committed to our patients, our providers and our community."
As part of MemorialCare Medical Group, all three former Memorial Prompt Care offices will now be accepting HMO health plans including employer-sponsored HMO plans and several Medicare Advantage plans, in addition to Medicare, PPO and EPO plans.
Patients have increased ability to schedule appointments with several primary care physicians or walk-in and see the urgent care providers for same day visits for medical issues needing timely medical attention. Patients will continue to have access to their physician and office staff.
For more information, including office operating hours, accepted insurance plans, as well as a complete list of physicians, patients may visit MemorialCare.org/MedicalGroup.
About MemorialCare Medical Group
MemorialCare Medical Group, an affiliate of MemorialCare Health System, is comprised of nearly 300 physicians specializing in internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, select specialists, surgeons and urgent care. Caring for patients of all ages, MemorialCare Medical Group has locations in Orange County and the Greater Long Beach area. Year after year, MemorialCare Medical Group has been honored as one of the Top Performing Medical Groups in California by Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) and has been designated as "Elite" Status by the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG). For more information, please visit www.memorialcare.org/medicalgroup or call 1-866-276-DOCS
About MemorialCare Health System
MemorialCare Health System, a nonprofit Southern California integrated delivery system and pioneer in evidence-based medicine, has 200 care sites, 11,500 employees, 2,600 affiliated physicians; six hospitals—Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Miller Children's and Women's Hospital Long Beach, Community Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley and Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills and San Clemente; MemorialCare Medical Group; Greater Newport Physicians (GNP); Seaside Health Plan; ambulatory surgery centers; and imaging, outpatient and urgent care facilities. MemorialCare is listed among 35 employers globally receiving the prestigious Gallup Great Workplace Award.
SOURCE MemorialCare Medical Group