FastMed Named Official Urgent Care Provider of AYSA

FastMed-AYSA Partnership to Provide Players with Injury Prevention Education and Treatment Access

Gilbert, AZ - March 9, 2015 - FastMed Urgent Care, the largest urgent care organization in Arizona, has been named the official urgent care provider for the Arizona Youth Soccer Association.  AYSA is the official youth soccer association of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer representing 81 leagues and clubs with nearly 40,000 players, coaches, referees and administrators in Arizona.

The AYSA partnership agreement with FastMed Urgent Care will provide AYSA members with support in two critical areas of the sport: injury prevention education and access to injury treatment.

With 35 walk-in locations in the Phoenix and Tucson regions that are open 365 days year, FastMed Urgent Care clinics offer the AYSA’s players convenient, affordable access to basic sports injury care and treatment as well as onsite digital x-rays.  FastMed clinics accept most major insurances and offer under-insured patients the FastMed Discount Program.  Click here for a full list of locations or find your nearest FastMed clinic.

In addition to special injury prevention education programs and general urgent care treatment at all FastMed locations, AYSA members will also have access to extensive sports injury treatment from FastMed Urgent Care by FastMed Sports Medicine with 5 locations throughout Phoenix.

“AYSA is excited to partner with FastMed Urgent Care.  With over 35 general urgent care locations our players will have an excellent alternative to expensive hospital emergency room visits if an injury occurs,” said Leslie Johnson, Executive Director, Arizona Youth Soccer Association.  “AYSA was pleased to partner with FastMed on a coaching clinic last month where over 120 participants learned from some of the best coaches in our country as well about the benefits of using FastMed Urgent Care.”

“FastMed Urgent Care is proud to serve the Arizona Youth Soccer Association.  This partnership gives AYSA members access to quality convenient, personal injury care on a walk-in basis, providing players with educational and treatment resources during practices, tournaments and near home,” said Matthew Shores, MD, FastMed Sports Medicine Director.  “FastMed looks forward to being a critical part of the AYSA’s mission of fostering physical, mental and emotional growth for Arizona’s youth through the game of soccer.”

FastMed Arizona Youth Soccer Association

About Arizona Youth Soccer Association:
Arizona Youth Soccer Association (AYSA) is a 501c(3) non-profit association. AYSA is the official youth soccer association of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer. AYSA represents 81 Member Leagues and Clubs comprising membership of more than 39,800 registered players, coaches, referees and league administrators. Servicing the entire state, AYSA provides recreational and competitive opportunities for players of all ages, genders and skill levels. For more information, please visit – www.azyouthsoccer.org.

About FastMed Urgent Care:
FastMed Urgent Care is an owner and operator of urgent care facilities with locations throughout North Carolina and Arizona.  FastMed focuses on the delivery of non-appointment based medicine to the non-emergency patient market.  The urgent care centers are open 365 days a year and are staffed with experienced and licensed physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. FastMed clinics hold The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in ambulatory health care. For more information, please visit www.fastmed.com. FastMed is managed by an affiliated entity of one of the investment funds of the Comvest Group.  

About the Comvest Group:
The Comvest Group, with $1.2 billion of assets under management, provides flexible financing solutions to lower middle-market companies through its equity and debt funds, often meeting time-critical and complex funding requirements.  The firm includes seasoned, senior level operating executives who partner with managers and owners of companies to operationally improve businesses and create long-term value. Since 2000, Comvest has invested more than $1.5 billion of capital in over 105 public and private companies.  For more information, please visit www.comvest.com

Contact:
Reuel Heyden
Sr. Dir. of Communications | Marketing
FastMed Urgent Care
Phone: 919.550.0821x1016
Email: r.heyden@fastmed.com