UCHealth Names Area Medical Director Dr. Nils Albert, Medical Director of New Freestanding Emergency Room
Published: Sep 27, 2016
Aurora, CO (PRWEB) September 27, 2016
UCHealth named Dr. Nils Albert, MD, the Medical Director of the new UCHealth Emergency Room – Arvada McIntyre opening this month.
“Dr. Albert is an experienced physician and will ensure our new freestanding emergency room delivers the highest quality care to Arvada and the surrounding communities,” said Dr. Richard Zane, UCHealth’s Executive Director of Emergency Services and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Colorado School of Medicine.
Dr. Albert received his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Before joining UCHealth Emergency Room, Dr. Albert served as Medical Director and Attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Cheyenne VA Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. From 2001 to 2013, Dr. Albert served as Associate Medical Director at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado. While at UCHealth Emergency Room, Dr. Albert has served as the FMD of UCHealth Emergency Room- Arvada and as the Area Medical Director for UCHealth Emergency Rooms in the Denver metro. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and has over fifteen years of clinical experience.
The new UCHealth Emergency Room will be a full-service emergency facility, licensed by the state, and open 24-7. Additionally, the new location will have full access to UCHealth’s network of physicians, specialists and advanced treatment options while ensuring seamless transfer for patients requiring inpatient or specialty care. In the Denver metro, all UCHealth Emergency Room locations also accept Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare patients.
The new UCHealth Emergency Room- Longmont is located at 15240 W. 64th Ave., Arvada, CO 80007. For more information, visit http://www.uchealthemergencyroom.com/locations/denver/arvada-mcintyre.
UCHealth is a Front Range health system that delivers the highest quality patient care with the highest quality patient experience. UCHealth combines Memorial Hospital, Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies, Colorado Health Medical Group, and University of Colorado Hospital into an organization dedicated to health and providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain West. UCHealth partners with the University of Colorado School of Medicine and numerous community organizations to provide care. Separately, these institutions can continue providing superior care to patients and service to the communities they serve. Together, they push the boundaries of medicine, attracting more research funding, hosting more clinical trials and improving health through innovation.
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Adeptus Health (NYSE: ADPT) is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of freestanding emergency rooms and owns and/or operates facilities in partnership with Texas Health Resources in Texas, UCHealth in Colorado, Dignity Health in Arizona, Ochsner Health System in Louisiana and Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology, on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. For the last three years, Adeptus Health has exceeded the 95th percentile in patent satisfaction according to patient feedback collected nationwide by Press Ganey Associates Inc. Adeptus Health also was named a 2016 Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine. For more information please visit adhc.com.