Sunday , July 21 2024

Convenient Access to Emergency Care Now Available

Convenient Access to Emergency  Care Now AvailableResidents of Marion, Lake and Sumter Counties gained additional access to emergency care when Ocala Health opened its new Summerfield ER, a freestanding ER located on Hwy 441 adjacent to the Del Webb Spruce Creek community approximately six miles north of The Villages. The nearly $10 million project employs approximately 40 full-time healthcare professionals.
It is estimated that the new Summerfield ER will serve more than 15,000 patients in its first year!
“The new Summerfield ER facility allows us to provide critical healthcare services in a more convenient setting for our patients,” said Chad P. Christianson, CEO, Ocala Health. “We continually monitor development in Marion County, and our hospitals are seeing an increased number of patients from the Summerfield area. This new facility provides emergent care more closely to where our patients and their families live.”
Summerfield ER, a 24/7 freestanding emergency room, offers all the resources you need for acute care of a serious illness or injury. The 10,500-square-foot facility brings comprehensive emergency services that are available at Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital to the residents of Summerfield, south Marion County, and north Lake and Sumter Counties.
Summerfield ER Features:
• 24/7 adult and pediatric emergency care
• 11 patient care rooms
• Diagnostic imaging including CT Scan, ultrasound and x-ray
• Laboratory services
• Dedicated, multidisciplinary team including physicians and nurses
• 40 full-time employees including nurses certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support
The Summerfield ER is staffed around the clock by physicians, nurses and healthcare professional specifically trained to deliver emergency medical services at a moment’s notice.
Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 222 – bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 94-bed hospital located in West Marion County. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including bariatric surgery, orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services. Ocala Regional Medical Center is also a Level II Trauma Center. Ocala Health’s outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of seven locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers with two locations; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and four surgical and physician specialty practices.
14193 S US HWY 441
Summerfield, FL 34491

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