NEW YORK, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care today announced the opening of two new urgent care centers in Manhattan, expanding its presence throughout New York's metropolitan communities. The new centers are located in the Upper West Side at 2628 Broadway Avenue and in Greenwich Village at 41 East 8th Street. To celebrate the opening of the centers, Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care will be hosting a grand opening event and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Greenwich Village location on Tuesday, May 24 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. These two new Manhattan locations join Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care's existing Manhattan centers in Gramercy and at Amsterdam and 69th.
"Many New York residents have already come to trust Northwell Health-GoHealth for their urgent care needs and we are very pleased to open new centers in Manhattan that will provide even greater access to our effortless experience and culture of care," said Todd Latz, CEO of GoHealth Urgent Care. "We look forward to serving the Upper West Side and Greenwich Village communities with contemporary, state-of-the-art urgent care centers that put patients first. From easy online check-ins and walk-in availability to highly skilled, caring providers, Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care is here to help people feel better and stay healthy."
Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care's network has developed new urgent care centers across the greater New York area, spanning Long Island, Queens, Westchester, Staten Island and Manhattan. Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care network will have grown to include 23 centers by the end of the month, with plans to open 15 more by the end of 2016. The centers combine GoHealth Urgent Care's award-winning and inviting facility design with Northwell Health's best-in-class, quality providers. All of Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care's centers operate seven days a week with extended evening hours and welcome walk-in patients, with the opportunity to "save your spot" by checking-in online. Each center features x-ray equipment and a lab, combined with an integrated electronic medical record system that can be accessed by caregivers across Northwell Health.
"Northwell Health is committed to improving the health of our communities through the expansion of our urgent care centers in the neighborhoods in which our patients live and work," said Adam Boll, vice president, Northwell Ventures Operations. "The new Upper West Side and Greenwich Village locations continue our track record of providing our patients with a superior level of care and convenience."
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About GoHealth Urgent Care
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 operates urgent care centers in the New York and Portland, OR, metropolitan areas, with plans for additional expansion in multiple markets, including the San Francisco Bay Area in late summer 2016. GoHealth Urgent Care's current partners include health systems that are at the forefront of care delivery innovation, including Northwell Health (f/k/a/ North Shore-LIJ), New York's largest health system, Legacy Health, the largest nonprofit, locally owned health system in the Portland-Vancouver area, and Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, headquartered in San Francisco. 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 approximately $78 billion of assets under management. To learn more, please visit: www.gohealthUC.com.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System) is New York State's largest health care provider and private employer. With 21 hospitals and nearly 450 outpatient practices, we serve more than 1.8 million people annually in the metro New York area and beyond. Our 61,000 employees work to change health care for the better. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we offer health insurance through CareConnect. For information on our services in more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.
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