Rochester Regional Health Acquires Eastside Medical Urgent Care; Expands Services to Penfield, New York

November 01, 2016

Contact:
Veronica R. Chiesi Brown
Office: 585-922-4573
Cell: 585-305-4204
veronica.chiesibrown@rochesterregional.org

Rochester, N.Y. - Effective November 1, Rochester Regional Health will acquire Eastside Medical Urgent Care in Penfield. The urgent care center will be the newest member of the Rochester Region –Team Health family of Immediate Care Centers.

“This acquisition aligns with our goal to bring convenient and cost-effective healthcare to families throughout the region,” said Eric Bieber, MD, President and CEO of Rochester Regional Health. “The Rochester Regional Immediate Care Center in Penfield will build on the tradition of compassion and quality that the Eastside Medical Urgent Care team has brought to the community for thirteen years.”

“Rochester Regional Health Immediate Care is a joint venture between Rochester Regional Health and TeamHealth, a leading physician services organization,” said Joseph Chow, MD, President of TeamHealth Ambulatory Care. “We are pleased to have Eastside Medical Urgent Care join Rochester Regional Health Immediate Care and expand our presence in the community.”

The location at 2226 Penfield Road joins the Rochester Regional Health Immediate Care family expanding the organization’s services to Penfield, New York. Eastside Medical Urgent Care has offered urgent care services to approximately 20,000 patients annually.

Rochester Regional Health Immediate Care has been repeatedly voted “Rochester’s Choice: Best Urgent Care Center” and provides urgent care services 365 days a year in four convenient locations throughout New York: Greece, Henrietta, Webster and now Penfield.

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Rochester Regional Health is an integrated health services organization serving the people of Western New York, the Finger Lakes and beyond. The system includes five hospitals; primary and specialty practices, rehabilitation centers, ambulatory campuses and immediate care facilities; innovative senior services, facilities and independent housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; and ACM Medical Laboratory, a global leader in patient and clinical trials. Rochester Regional Health is the region’s second largest employer. Learn more at RochesterRegional.org.

 

About TeamHealth

At TeamHealth (NYSE: TMH), our purpose is to perfect our physicians’ ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Through our more than 19,000 affiliated physicians and advanced practice clinicians, TeamHealth offers outsourced emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, orthopedic hospitalist, acute care surgery, obstetrics and gynecology hospitalist, ambulatory care, post-acute care and medical call center solutions to approximately 3,400 acute and post-acute facilities and physician groups nationwide. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes—for patients, hospital partners and physicians alike. Join our team; we value and empower clinicians. Partner with us; we deliver on our promises. Learn more at http://www.teamhealth.com.

The term “TeamHealth” as used throughout this release includes Team Health Holdings, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, affiliated medical groups and providers, all of which are part of the TeamHealth organization. “Providers” are physicians, advanced practice clinicians and other healthcare providers who are employed by or contract with subsidiaries or affiliated entities of Team Health Holdings, Inc. All such providers exercise independent clinical judgment when providing patient care. Team Health Holdings, Inc. does not have any employees, does not contract with providers and does not practice medicine.