UCHealth Names Area Medical Director Dr. Jeffrey T. Baker, Medical Director of New Freestanding Emergency Room
Published: Mar 19, 2016
Aurora, CO (PRWEB) March 19, 2016
UCHealth named Dr. Jeffrey T. Baker, MD, the Medical Director of the new UCHealth Emergency Room – Longmont opening this month.
“Dr. Baker is an experienced physician and will ensure our new freestanding emergency room delivers the highest quality care to Longmont 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. Baker received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Prior to joining UCHealth Emergency Room, Dr. Baker served as Medical Director and Attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Cheyenne VA Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. From 2012 to 2013, Dr. Baker served as Associate Medical Director at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado. 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.
The new UCHealth Emergency Room in Longmont is located at 2101 Main Street, Longmont, CO, 80501. For more information, visit http://www.uchealthemergencyroom.com/locations/denver/longmont/.
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.
About AdeptusHealth Inc.
Adeptus Health Inc. (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. In Texas, Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms. In Colorado, in partnership with University of Colorado Health, Adeptus Health operates UCHealth Emergency Rooms. In Arizona, with Dignity Health, Adeptus Health operates Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital and freestanding emergency rooms. In Louisiana, Adeptus Health has a partnership with Ochsner Health System, the state's largest healthcare system, to improve access to emergency medical care. In Ohio, Adeptus Health has a partnership with Mount Carmel Health System to develop freestanding emergency rooms. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology (CT scanner, ultrasound, and digital X-ray), on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates Inc., Adeptus Health provides the highest quality emergency medical care and received the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. For more information please visit us on the web at adhc.com.