MIHS Urgent Care Center & new 7th Ave. clinic location now open

24/7 Urgent Care Center on former Phoenix Memorial Hospital campus open, community invited to Open House on Saturday, June 9, 2007

MIHS Press Release
June 9, 2007

PHOENIX - Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) has opened an Urgent Care Center at 1201 S. 7th. Ave. to help meet the needs of the patients who depend on Arizona's only public health system to provide the quality heath care they deserve.

Designed to treat medical issues such as colds, sprains, broken bones and general aches and pains, MIHS' new Urgent Care Center is another resource residents have in their health care toolbox.

Located on the former Phoenix Memorial Hospital campus at 7th Avenue and Buckeye Road in Phoenix - in the former Emergency Department - the Urgent Care Center will provide around the clock care to anyone in need. Individuals who require emergency care will be taken to an Emergency Department minutes away.

In addition to opening the Urgent Care Center, the health System's 7th Avenue Family Health Center has moved from its previous location on 9th Avenue to the former PMH campus. The center will offer the same great services its patients have always relied on for years. Including: Family medicine; internal medicine; obstetrics and gynecology; alternative medicine and family dentistry. Laboratory, radiology and pharmacy services are also available.

"We are excited about opening our new Urgent Care Center and moving our 7th Ave Family Health Center to better meet the needs of our patients," MIHS CEO Betsey Bayless said. "We have been providing care to this community for more than 100 years and our new Urgent Care Center serves as yet another example of our commitment to the community."


About Maricopa Integrated Health System - Maricopa Integrated Health System is headquartered in the heart of Phoenix. The cornerstone of the system is Maricopa Medical Center (MMC), a major teaching hospital with a history dating back more than 100 years. Best known for its critical care services, the hospital offers Level One trauma and intensive care for adults, babies and children. Two in-patient psychiatric care centers with nearly 200 beds provide services in behavioral medicine. The nation’s second largest burn treatment facility, the Arizona Burn Center, located on the main hospital campus, treats more than 800 patients per year. Eleven family health care centers are located throughout the Valley, providing primary and specialty care ranging from well baby to HIV-AIDS patient services. For more information about MIHS, visit www.mihs.org.

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