FastMed, the Fastest Growing Independent Urgent Care, Adds Second Location in Wilmington Area

| by Toni Eberhardt |

Free flu shots available through January 30th*

Raleigh, NC, December 28, 2015 – FastMed Urgent Care, the second largest and fastest growing independent urgent care organization in the U.S., will celebrate the grand opening of its new location in Wilmington at 5214 Market Street on December 30th with free flu shots, blood pressure checks, food and clinic tours.  This location follows the opening of FastMed’s Leland location (202 Village Road Northeast) on November 13th and marks the seventh new clinic opened in North Carolina in 2015. 

FastMed has grown by more than 1,000% between 2011 and 2015, expanding access from nine locations in 2011 to become the largest urgent care network in North Carolina with 57 locations throughout the state and 105 locations nationally.  Ranked by Inc. 5000 as one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, FastMed entered Texas on December 18th, acquiring Texan Urgent Care, which includes 14 clinics. 

“FastMed Urgent Care has grown significantly, and we are excited to open a second location in the greater Wilmington area to serve this community,” said Kyle A. Bohannon, President and Chief Executive Officer of FastMed.  “Our highly trained, licensed healthcare providers and clinic teams are committed to providing high quality, affordable urgent care to patients of all ages.”

FastMed coordinates care with hospitals and community physicians to serve patients with urgent, non-life threatening, medical conditions or injuries.  The new FastMed Urgent Care locations will offer walk-in treatment seven days per week, with state-of-the-art equipment, integrated electronic medical records, digital x-rays and onsite lab services.  FastMed accepts all major insurance plans and offers self-pay patients the FastMed Discount Program.

FastMed Urgent Care holds the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in health care quality and safety in ambulatory health care.  This designation provides FastMed patients with higher quality care in customer service, clinical systems, health screening procedures and immunization processes.

FastMed Urgent Care provides local treatment services, including: 

  • Colds, flu and viral illnesses
  • Bronchitis, pneumonia and respiratory illness
  • Asthma and allergic reactions
  • Sprains and strains
  • Fracture treatment, including x-rays
  • Cuts, scrapes and burns
  • Stitches and minor procedures
  • School, sports and camp physicals
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals
  • Flu shots
  • Labs and rapid testing for urinary tract infection (UTI), strep throat, pregnancy and flu
  • EKGs and IV treatment
  • Drug and alcohol screening
  • Work injury care and workers' compensation

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*While supplies last.

About FastMed Urgent Care

FastMed Urgent Care is an owner and operator of urgent care facilities with more than 100 locations across North Carolina, Arizona and Texas.  FastMed focuses on the delivery of walk-in medicine for non-emergent healthcare needs 365 days per year through licensed physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.  FastMed clinics hold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in health care quality and safety in ambulatory health care.  FastMed is managed by an affiliated entity of one of the investment funds of ABRY Partners

About ABRY Partners

Founded in 1989, ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful media, communications, business and information services-focused private equity investment firms in North America.  Since its founding, ABRY has completed more than $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in more than 450 properties.  The firm is currently managing more than $4.3 billion of total capital and investing out of a $1.9 billion private equity fund, $950 million senior equity fund and a $1.5 billion senior debt fund


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