The second Doctors Express urgent
care medical facility in Connecticut will open in the Boulevard Shops at 1030
Boulevard in West Hartford. The
building which formerly housed a Blockbuster Video Store is slated for renovations,
and doors to the urgent care walk in clinic are expected open to patients this
winter. With a staff of board certified Physicians, Physician Assistants and
APRN’s, x-ray technicians, and medical assistants, the urgent care center will
employ between 15-20 full and part-time employees.
made sense to us as our next urgent care center for many reasons, not the least
of which is because I am from this area and our medical director and his family
are from West Hartford,” said Tom Kelly of West Simsbury, managing partner.
Kelly stressed that “the eastern section of West Hartford and
West End of Hartford are lacking an urgent care center that caters exclusively to
walk in traffic. At Doctors Express we are purely Urgent Care. We do not take appointments, and every
patient walking through our doors is given high priority. Our objective is to offer, fast,
efficient and affordable care and to have patients treated and out the door in less
than one hour.”
“The intent of the facility is not to compete with area
hospitals or primary care physicians, but to complement their services and make
convenient care easily accessible to the town of West Hartford and all the
Kelly added: “Not only will Doctors Express help reduce the
burden of overworked emergency departments, but it will cut down the wait time
for patients with non-life threatening emergencies. Also, with a CVS next door,
patients will conveniently be able to fill their prescriptions without having
to drive to the pharmacy.”
Just like its sister facility in Danbury, the state of the
art facility will have its own on-site laboratory and digital x-ray equipment
enabling doctors to diagnose and treat illnesses, and set broken bones, all
under one roof. Additional
services will include all typical urgent care services, plus pre-employment exams, drug testing, breath
alcohol tests, sports and school physicals, DOT physicals, pre-surgical
physicals and vaccinations, including travel vaccinations.
Doctors Express always has a Spanish speaking staff member
Doctors Express West Hartford will accept most insurance’s
including Medicaid and Medicare, as well as affordable cash and credit card
rates for self-pay patients.
For more information visit http://www.DoctorsExpress.com .