NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., Nov. 29, 2017 — Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care has received the highest level of recognition for urgent care centers—an accreditation from the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA). Of the approximately 8,100 urgent care centers in this country, only 545 have attained UCAOA's accreditation.
Expanding rapidly across New York with 40 centers today and several more openings scheduled over the next few weeks, Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care proves its commitment to the highest quality of care, patient and employee safety, as well as the best possible clinical outcomes through this prestigious distinction.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the UCAOA for the innovative healthcare partnership we've built with Northwell Health,” said Todd Latz, CEO of GoHealth Urgent Care. “It is also a testament to our patient-first promise. I am extremely proud of our team and the passionate care they deliver to our communities each and every day.”
UCAOA accreditation affirms Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care's commitment to putting its patients first. Patients who visit Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers enjoy effortless experiences through online check-in and pre-registration, best-in-class providers and a welcoming culture that is seamlessly integrated into the broader continuum of care in their communities. The UCAOA performed a rigorous review and survey of Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care's practices, policies and procedures, validating the urgent care company's devotion to its patients.
“We congratulate the Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care team for this significant achievement,” said Laurel Stoimenoff, CEO of UCAOA. “UCAOA accreditation demonstrates commitment to your patients, team members and communities. We appreciate Northwell Health-GoHealth's continued leadership and dedication to the highest levels of clinical quality and patient safety.”
“We always strive to improve the health and quality of life of those we serve within communities across New York, and this designation is a gratifying acknowledgement that we're providing patients with convenient and immediate access to the highest quality care,” said Adam Boll, vice president of operations at Northwell Ventures.
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 75 urgent care centers in the New York and Portland, Oregon, metropolitan areas, the San Francisco Bay Area and Hartford, 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, Connecticut's most comprehensive health care network. 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 Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, with 22 hospitals, over 550 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for more than two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 62,000 employees – 15,000+ nurses and 3,900 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We're making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.
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