Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Opens Free Standing ER,West Creek Emergency Centerhttp://henricodoctors.secure.ehc.com/
May 02, 2012
Richmond, VA, May, 1, 2012 – West Creek Emergency Center, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, will open to the public on May 1 offering a full-service, state-of-the-art ER for all major and minor emergency needs.
Located near the intersection of Route 288 and Tuckahoe Creek Parkway East, just minutes from Short Pump, Broad Street and Patterson Avenue, the 10,000-square-foot ER will be staffed 24/7 by physicians and clinical staff with special training in pediatric and adult emergency medicine. Services at the facility include an on-site, full-service lab with point-of-care testing, a full range of imaging (x-ray, CT and ultrasound), and expedited transfers for patients who need inpatient or specialty care at Henrico, Parham or Retreat Doctors’ Hospitals.
“West Creek Emergency Center provides convenient access to residents in the Goochland and Short Pump area who are in need of emergency services,” said Pat Farrell, CEO of Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals. “Our board-certified ER physicians and clinical staff at West Creek bring an abundance of experience in pediatric and adult emergency care.”
West Creek Emergency Center will be holding a Spring Health & Wellness Festival on Saturday, April 28 from 9 am to 1 pm to give the public a behind scenes look at the new facility. There will also be free health screenings, education, kids’ activities and refreshments. The facility will open to the public for emergency care on May 1.
About Henrico Doctors’ Hospital: Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, with campuses at 1602 Skipwith Road (Forest Campus), 7700 E. Parham Road (Parham Campus), and 2621 Grove Avenue (Retreat Hospital), is a 767-bed acute-care hospital offering state-of-the-art medical technology in a community hospital setting. Part of the HCA Virginia Health System, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has received numerous honors as one of America’s best hospitals. The Cancer Center at HDH is accredited by the American College of Surgeons with ten commendations and is a 2008 CoC New Program Outstanding Achievement Award recipient. Henrico Doctors’ is a national leader in kidney transplants and robotic surgery. In addition, it is the home of The Orthopaedic Hospital, a state-of-the-art facility at Parham Doctors’ Hospital. For more information on Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, visit us at www.henricodoctors.com. For more information on West Creek Emergency Center, visit WestCreekER.com