The Catalyst Issue 16 | April 2013 - Page 29

Round Rock Region continued Scott & White Emergency Hospital Cedar Park 900 E. Whitestone Boulevard Cedar Park, TX Unlike urgent care centers, which are designed to handle non-life-threatening medical complaints, or free-standing emergency departments, Scott & White Emergency Hospital - Cedar Park (a joint venture with Emerus) is a licensed hospital, adhering to the highest standards of licensing, clinical quality, and operations. The emergency hospital is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and staffed with emergency medicine physician specialists, as well as experienced nursing and clinical staff. The facility has an emergency department with seven beds and an eight-bed inpatient unit for those requiring an admission for additional medical services. on-site as well. In addition, Kingsland Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station is located at the clinic. “Our team of physicians is very excited about the new Kingsland Clinic, because we’re able to help more patients than before,” says Randall Grimshaw, MD, chief medical officer of the Scott & White Hill Country Region. “People will also have easier access to inpatient services, when the new hospital opens next year at the Hurd Regional Medical Center.” (See p. 4 to learn more.) The Kingsland Clinic is about 15 miles from the new medical center. Kevin Leeper, chief executive officer of the Hill Country Region, and chief operating officer of the Hill Country Clinics, says, “We needed to make care more convenient for people in the surrounding communities, and offer other services to make their experience more comfortable, such as better parking and a separate waiting area for children.” (Hear more from Dr. Grimshaw and Mr. Leeper on p. 7.) marble falls Region Scott & White Clinic - Kingsland 105 FM 2342 and RM 1431 Kingsland, TX Last September, a brand-new clinic began serving the Hill Country population, replacing the facility that was located at 2112 Highway 1431. The 15,000-square-foot Kingsland Clinic is conveniently located near the Hurd Regional Medical Center hospital that will open in late 2014. As many as seven full-time physicians in primary and specialty care will see patients in 16 examination rooms, and two treatment rooms. Pediatric and adult patients can seek preventive care and treatment for allergies, diabetes, and more. To make patients’ experiences easier, X-ray, laboratory services, and physical and occupational therapy will be available Hurd Regional Medical Center Highway 281 and TX 71 Marble Falls, TX Scott & White Specialty Clinic Marble Falls A comprehensive clinic opens this spring. See p. 4 to learn more. Scott & White Hospital Marble Falls A state-of-the-art hospital opens 2014. See p. 4 to learn more. sw.org | April 13 The Catalyst 27