CHARLOTTE, N.C.– 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 the opening of their new urgent care center in Matthews, N.C. This new center joins Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care’s growing network of state-of-the-art urgent care centers across North Carolina, providing local communities with same day access to unparalleled patient experiences.
“We are excited to introduce families in Matthews to our award-winning urgent care center design focused on their comfort, convenience and care,” said Kirsten P. Jones, market president of Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care. “We look forward to welcoming our neighbors and their families to an effortless experience including access to same-day or next-day referrals to Novant Health specialists and other high-quality caregivers when needed.”
With today’s opening, the Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care footprint stands at 10 centers in North Carolina, including 5 centers in greater Charlotte. 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 Matthews urgent care center is located at 9600 E. Independence Blvd., Suite B. The center is 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.
“What makes the Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care partnership special is our commitment to enhancing the patient experience at every level,” said Saad Ehtisham, president and chief operating officer of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center. “Our innovative, personalized care model, which includes convenient on-line check-in and quality medical care delivered in a comfortable setting, is what sets us apart.”
Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers serve as a more convenient and comfortable 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.