(PHOENIX – March 19, 2019) – Dignity Health opened its newest freestanding emergency room in Tempe, Arizona today. The new facility is licensed under Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital - Mesa, which opened last year in the East Valley. To celebrate the grand opening, Dignity Health – Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room Tempe hosted a ribbon cutting with the Tempe Chamber of Commerce.
“On behalf of our entire team, we are pleased to be a part of the Tempe community and look forward to providing residents with access to the high quality emergency medical care,” said Dr. Glen McCracken, Facility Medical Director of the new facility.
The Dignity Health – Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room is a full-service emergency room, licensed by the state, and open 24-7. The new facility is staffed by board-certified physicians, emergency trained registered nurses and radiology technologists and equipped with a full radiology suite and an accredited laboratory. Additionally the new emergency room has full access to Dignity Health’s network of physicians and specialists.
The new Dignity Health – Arizona General Hospital Emergency Room in Tempe is located at 5125 S. Rural Rd. Tempe, AZ 85282.
About Dignity Health, Arizona Service Area
Dignity Health, Arizona Service Area includes six outstanding hospitals – Chandler Regional Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, which includes Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center, Arizona General Hospital Laveen, and Arizona General Hospital Mesa. From this foundation, Dignity Health, Arizona Service Area has expanded into a comprehensive health care system, which includes imaging centers, clinics, specialty hospitals, urgent care centers, insurance providers, an accountable care organization and other clinical partnerships. The Dignity Health Medical Group includes more than 40 practices and covers a wide range of specialties. Dignity Health, Arizona Service Area is part of Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems. For more information, please visit http://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona.
About Dignity Health – Arizona General Hospital
Dignity Health – Arizona General Hospital offers acute care and is licensed by the state as general hospitals. Each hospital within the system, has inpatient rooms, state-of-the-art operating rooms - for inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures, an emergency department, a high-complexity laboratory and a radiology suite offering the latest technologies. Furthermore, patients have full access to the Dignity Health area facilities and physicians. The hospitals provide Phoenix-area residents with 24/7 access to emergency medical care. Dignity Health – Arizona General Hospital Emergency Rooms are fully-equipped off-campus emergency departments, located within the community to bring a greatly needed access point to emergency medical care.