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Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care Kicks Off Summer with New Center in Washington

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WASHINGTON, Mo. – July 1, 2020 – The first Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care in Franklin County will open on July 1. The new location, at 901 Patients First Drive in Washington, Missouri, will replace the M...

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care Kicks Off Summer with New Center in Washington

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care Kicks Off Summer with New Center in Washington

 

WASHINGTON, Mo. – July 1, 2020 – The first Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care in Franklin County will open on July 1. The new location, at 901 Patients First Drive in Washington, Missouri, will replace the Mercy Convenient Care and join the 12 Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care locations throughout the St. Louis metro area.

Washington-area patients will have the option to quickly and easily save their spot online for an in-center visit or to schedule a Video Visit with a Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care provider at gohealthuc.com/St-Louis. Video Visits give patients the option to connect with trusted Mercy-GoHealth providers from the safety and comfort of their homes and are available for both non-COVID and COVID-19 related issues.

Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care treats adults and children six months and older for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries such as flu, fever, asthma, allergies, minor cuts and burns, pink eye, urinary tract infections, sports injuries, fractures, sprains and strains, and more. COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing is also available at all centers in St. Louis and St. Charles counties.

“Our long-standing partnership with Mercy enables us to bring high quality, customer-focused urgent care services to the greater Washington area,” said Sherry Buebendorf, Market President for Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care. “Our new center will enable us to provide unparalleled customer experiences, including easily accessible online tools to families in another Mercy market.”

“Over the last two years, there have been a dozen Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Cares opened in the surrounding counties and we’re excited to bring this model to patients in Franklin County,” said Dr. David Chalk, President of Mercy Clinic Four Rivers division. “With GoHealth Urgent Care’s national reputation for high patient satisfaction scores, this will be a perfect combination with Mercy as we strive to provide our patients the very best in accessible and connected care. By joining forces, we are able to focus on caring for our patients when, where and how they want it.”

All Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care centers are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, including holidays. We are in-network with most major insurance plans. For patients without health insurance, we offer affordable self-pay rates. Learn more about Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care, save your spot, pre-register and view a full list of in-network insurance plans by visiting us online at gohealthuc.com/St-Louis.

About GoHealth Urgent Care

GoHealth Urgent Care is one of the country’s fastest-growing, largest and most technology-forward 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 approximately 150 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, Northwest Arkansas and Delaware. GoHealth Urgent Care is a TPG Growth portfolio company, 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 Mercy

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems for four consecutive years (2016 to 2019) by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children's, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 45,000 co-workers and 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. In addition, Mercy's IT division, Mercy Technology Services, and Mercy Virtual commercially serve providers and patients from coast to coast.

Urgent Care On The Forefront Of The COVID-19 Battle

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Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Offers Video Visits to Patients of All Ages

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Offers Video Visits to Patients of All Ages New platform allows urgent care providers to provide convenient urgent care to patients and evaluate patients for COVID-19 testing

 

June 09, 2020 – Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care launched its v...

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Offers Video Visits to Patients of All Ages

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Offers Video Visits to Patients of All Ages

New platform allows urgent care providers to provide convenient urgent care to patients and evaluate patients for COVID-19 testing

 

June 09, 2020 – Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care launched its video visit platform, providing patients as young as one year old with urgent care services from the comfort of their homes. In addition to assessing and treating a host of non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries that Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care can also see in its centers, patients can use video visits to get screened for COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing.

Patients can quickly and effortlessly access Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care video visits online at www.gohealthuc.com/nc. If their Novant Health-GoHealth provider determines during the video visit that they need to be seen in person, patients are directed a nearby Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center where they will complete their visit – only registering and paying once.

“People who access our video visits will experience the same excellent service and quality of care we’ve provided all along in North Carolina,” said Kirsten P. Jones, Market President for Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care. “We want the communities we serve to know we are here for you, whether in-person or virtually, and we are proud to be able to expand our services to more provide safe and convenient care during this difficult time.”

Video visits play a crucial role in the fight against COVID-19, allowing patients who have COVID-19 symptoms or are interested in COVID-19 testing to be evaluated by a Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care provider over video without leaving the safety of their homes. Patients who need a COVID-19 diagnostic test will be directed by the provider to their nearest Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care sample collection site, where they will be met curbside by our team members.

The medical records from video visits are integrated with Novant Health’s electronic medical record system, allowing patients who have a Novant Health primary care provider, pediatrician or specialist to easily share details of their video visits with their other Novant Health providers.

About GoHealth Urgent Care

GoHealth Urgent Care is one of the country’s fastest-growing, largest and most technology-forward 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 approximately 150 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, Northwest Arkansas and Delaware. GoHealth Urgent Care is a TPG Growth portfolio company, 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. The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,600 physicians and over 29,000 employees that provide care at nearly 700 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. In 2020, Novant Health was the only healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity list. Diversity MBA Magazine has also ranked Novant Health third on its 2019 list of "Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work." Novant Health provided more than $993.2 million in community benefit, including financial assistance and services, in 2019.For more information, please visit our website at NovantHealth.org.

 

GoHealth Urgent Care media contact:
Mandy Moug
(703) 390-1513

Novant Health media contact:
Megan Rivers
(844) 536-3288

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