FastMed Urgent Care Opens Second Clinic in Garner, NC

Clayton, NC – February 23, 2015: FastMed Urgent Care, the largest urgent care provider in North Carolina and the third largest independent urgent care network in the U.S., has opened a second location in Garner, 52nd in North Carolina, and 87th nationally.  The new FastMed Urgent Care is located at 220 US Highway 70 at the former site of Rapid Response Urgent Care.

“FastMed’s newest location represents our dedication and commitment to supporting Garner and the surrounding community for all of their urgent care and family needs, including supporting students with sports physicals, families with flu vaccinations, employers with occupational health services, and much more.  Our mission is to provide convenient, quality, and affordable personal care to every one of our patients,” said Jason A. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Region.

The new Garner clinic will be in compliance with The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Accreditation in Ambulatory Health Care. Awarded to FastMed clinics in 2014, this seal highlights FastMed’s commitment to providing high quality healthcare to patients during and after their care.  For more information on Joint Commission accreditation, click HERE.

The clinic will be open 365 days a year, from 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Friday and 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Local residents will benefit from FastMed’s expanded operating hours and the expanded access to care through FastMed’s other urgent care locations. FastMed utilizes an industry leading electronic medical record (EMR) system and digital x-ray technology that can be accessed from any FastMed location across the country. This EMR allows coordination of care with specialists and family practice providers at your direction and at the conclusion of your visit instantly.

The Garner Chamber of Commerce will be holding a grand opening for FastMed at their new location April 21 at 11AM that is open to the public and local businesses. Please click HERE for updates.

For a complete list of North Carolina locations click HERE. FastMed accept all major insurances and provides a Discount Program for self-pay patients.  For a complete list of insurances accepted, please click HERE.

For directions, a complete list of services and more information on FastMed Urgent Care off of Highway 70 in Garner, visit www.fastmed.com.

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