Abington Health Opens Urgent Care Center in Flourtown
ABINGTON, PA (June 10, 2014) —Abington Health is pleased to announce the opening of a new Urgent Care Center at 1820 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown. This Urgent Care Center provides medical services to treat minor illnesses and injuries, preventive services and diagnostic testing.
“Urgent Care Centers are an important piece in our outpatient strategy,” says Meg McGoldrick, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Abington Health. “Consumers are demanding convenient, high quality, low cost options to Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centers fulfill that need for conditions that are not life-threatening.”
The Urgent Care Center is staffed by board certified emergency medicine physicians and offers complete X-ray services for sprains and breaks. In addition, laboratory services are also available for routine diagnostic testing.
The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. No appointments are necessary, in fact, walk-ins are encouraged. Most insurance plans are accepted.
The Urgent Care Center provides immunizations, learner’s permit physicals and treats the following illnesses and injuries:
- Sprains, strains or broken bones
- Cuts, wounds or burns
- Eye or ear infections
- Gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, heartburn, vomiting or diarrhea)
- Skin infections or rashes
- Back, neck or joint pain
- Sore throat
- Sinus infection
- Pink eye
- Bladder infection
- Upset stomach
Abington Health has a second Urgent Care Center at 1045 Bustleton Pike in Feasterville, PA.
About Abington Health
Abington Health is the umbrella organization that encompasses its flagship hospital, Abington Memorial Hospital, in Abington and Lansdale Hospital in Hatfield Township. Abington Health also includes four convenient outpatient facilities, Abington Health Center - Schilling in Willow Grove, Abington Health Center - Warminster in Bucks County, Abington Health Center – Blue Bell and Abington Health Center – Montgomeryville in North Wales. Together, these facilities serve more than 39,000 inpatients, 134,000 emergency patients and over 653,000 outpatient visits annually.