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Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Announces Opening of New Urgent Care Centers in Winston-Salem and Clemmons, N.C.

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Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Announces Opening of New Urgent Care Centers in Winston-Salem and Clemmons, N.C.

GOHEALTH URGENT CARE                                                           NOVANT HEALTH

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Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Announces Opening of New Urgent Care Centers in Winston-Salem and Clemmons, N.C.

 

New centers provide convenient, high quality and patient-focused healthcare to more North Carolinians

 

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (February 11, 2019) – GoHealth Urgent Care, one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing urgent care companies, and Novant Health, a four-state integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals, announced today they have opened two new locations, one in Winston-Salem and one in Clemmons, N.C. These new centers join Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care’s large network of urgent care centers across North Carolina, providing local communities with world-class urgent care services and unparalleled patient experiences.

 

“We are excited to open the doors of our new state-of-the-art centers to families in Winston-Salem and Clemmons,” said Kirsten P. Jones, market president of Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care. “Patients will be able to experience our consumer-oriented focus and care firsthand in these award-winning facilities. We strive to make our patients’ visits as effortless as possible, including access to same-day or next-day care from Novant Health specialists and other high-quality caregivers when needed.”

 

With today’s openings, the Novant Health-GoHealth footprint has expanded to 10 centers in North Carolina, including 5 centers in greater Winston-Salem. Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care plans to continue to open a number of new and renovated centers in the greater Charlotte area over the next 12-18 months, with continued expansion into 2020 and beyond.

 

The Winston-Salem urgent care center is located at 50-C Miller Street, and the Clemmons urgent care center is located at 3163 Gammon Lane. Both centers are open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, and started seeing patients today.

 

“The Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care partnership combines the remarkable care that Novant Health has long been known for with GoHealth Urgent Care’s innovative, consumer-focused approach to urgent care. This partnership enables a more personalized and deeply connected care experience, complete with integrated electronic medical records and unmatched online check-in and pre-registration tools,” said Stephen Motew, M.D., president of Novant Health’s Greater Winston-Salem market. “Our patients in Winston-Salem and Clemmons will be among the first in North Carolina to experience this innovative approach to urgent care in a comfortable setting that prioritizes their health and their convenience.”

 

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers serve as a more convenient and comfortable after-hours alternative to costlier, more time-consuming emergency room visits. Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers are available to patients with everyday illnesses and non-life threatening injuries such as colds, flu, fever, asthma, allergies, minor skin lacerations, cuts, burns, urinary tract infections, sports injuries, fractures, sprains and strains. Patients who seek medical treatment at Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers can conveniently check-in online or just walk in to receive quick and caring service. All Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers offer on-site laboratory and X-ray services. Current Novant Health patients will enjoy the same integrated electronic health record, with full access to Novant Health’s online portal, MyChart, as they do throughout the Novant Health network. Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care is in network with most commercial insurance plans, and accepts Medicare and Medicaid.

 

The Winston-Salem urgent care center and Clemmons urgent care center will be hosting grand opening ceremonies featuring speakers from Novant Health and GoHealth Urgent Care, a ribbon cutting, tours and refreshments. The 3163 Gammon Lane Clemmons urgent care event will take place on February 19th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the 50-C Miller St. West Highland urgent care event will take place on February 20th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The media is invited to attend the events.

 

About GoHealth Urgent Care

GoHealth Urgent Care is one of the country’s fastest-growing and largest urgent care companies. At GoHealth Urgent Care, we provide unparalleled experiences that are effortless, personal and connected through partnerships with market-leading health systems and our communities as a whole. GoHealth Urgent Care operates over 120 urgent care centers in the greater New York metropolitan area, the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington metropolitan area, the San Francisco Bay Area, Hartford and South Eastern Connecticut, Winston-Salem and Charlotte, North Carolina, St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas. 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 more than $103 billion of assets under management. To learn more, please visit www.gohealthuc.com.

 

About Novant Health
Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. Named in 2017 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the nation’s 150 best places to work in healthcare, the Novant Health network consists of more than 1,500 physicians and over 28,000 employees that provide care at over 580 locations, including 15 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. In 2017, the health system provided more than $794 million in community benefit, including financial assistance and services. For more information, please visit our website at NovantHealth.org. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

 

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Novant Health and GoHealth Urgent Care Announce Partnership to Develop a Large Urgent Care Network Across North Carolina

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Novant Health and GoHealth Urgent Care Announce Partnership to Develop a Large Urgent Care Network Across North Carolina

Novant Health partnership to bring new urgent-care centers to Charlotte

Novant Health and GoHealth Urgent Care are partnering to bring at least 15 urgent-care facilities to the Charlotte and Winston-Salem markets.

The first of these facilities is scheduled to open in Winston-Salem in early 2019, followed by new and renovated locations in the Charlotte region o...

Novant Health partnership to bring new urgent-care centers to Charlotte

Novant Health and GoHealth Urgent Care are partnering to bring at least 15 urgent-care facilities to the Charlotte and Winston-Salem markets.

The first of these facilities is scheduled to open in Winston-Salem in early 2019, followed by new and renovated locations in the Charlotte region over the next year to year and a half.

The Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers will treat minor ailments, such as cuts, urinary tract infections, asthma and muscle sprains. Patients can check in online or walk in, and as with Novant locations currently open, they have access to the online portal, MyChart. The urgent-care centers will also have on-site laboratories and X-ray capabilities.

“This new consumer-focused health care concept will allow us to reach more patients and better meet their needs," says Carl Armato, president and chief executive officer of Novant Health, which is headquartered in Winston-Salem.

Novant currently operates 19 urgent-care locations in the Charlotte region. It also operates nine Express Care sites here — a more low-cost, retail-style form of care.

The first locations locally to transition into partnership facilities are:

  • 445 S. Kings Drive in midtown (current UC location)
  • 9600 E. Independence Blvd. in Matthews (current UC location)
  • 8450 Park Road in Quail Hollow (current UC location)
  • 15235 John J. Delaney Drive in Ballantyne (current Express Care location)

Novant declined to give details on how the spaces will be upfitted.

The partnership with Novant brings GoHealth into the Southeast market. Founded by Access Clinical Partners in mid-2014, GoHealth has facilities in California, Connecticut, Missouri, New York, Oregon and Washington. GoHealth partners with major health systems in these states, including Legacy Health, based in the Portland-Vancouver area, and Dignity Health of California. 

Novant is the seventh-largest employer in Charlotte with about 9,700 employees.