FastMed Urgent Care Partners with Alliance Youth Sports

Gilbert, AZ – June 22, 2015 – FastMed Urgent Care, the largest urgent care organization in Arizona, has become the official urgent care partner for Alliance Youth Sports to promote youth sports participation in Arizona communities and provide over 2,500 athletes with convenient access to pre-participation physical examinations, sports and health education information and sports injury treatment.

“We are excited to have FastMed as our official urgent care partner,” said Kenny King, Executive President of Alliance Youth Sports.  “Having FastMed’s medical services supporting our athletes and families will allow our coaches to focus more on teaching life skills and training outstanding individuals on the field.”

The partnership means that student athletes will have access to high quality, convenient and personal medical care at over 27 FastMed locations throughout the greater Phoenix area.  Alliance Youth Sports coaches and athletes will also have access to extensive sports injury treatment from FastMed Urgent Care by FastMed Sports Medicine with 5 locations throughout Phoenix.

FastMed Urgent Care clinics will provide Alliance Youth Sports athletes with walk-in access 365 days a year to medical treatment services including:

  • School, Sports and Camp Physicals
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Cuts and Scrapes
  • Stitches and Minor Surgery
  • Fracture Evaluation (Digital X-rays)
  • Concussion Evaluation
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations (including flu shots)
  • IV Treatment 

FastMed will provide Alliance Youth Sports athletes with $20 pre-participation physical examination vouchers valid at all FastMed locations.

“FastMed is proud to partner with Alliance Youth Sports to provide their athletes and families with quality, convenient, affordable treatment for any non-life-threatening injury,” said Matthew Shores, MD, FastMed Sports Medicine Director.  “FastMed gives the coaches, athletes and their families care they can count on when they need it most, when injuries occur at game and practice events after hours on weekdays and weekends.”

FastMed clinics provide patients high quality care and hold The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in ambulatory health care by demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety.

For more information on how your athlete can benefit from this special partnership, visit www.fastmed.com/allianceyouthsports.

Alliance Youth Sports
The mission of Alliance Youth Sports Association is to promote and develop young athletes in our communities, ensure that our athletes compete at the highest level, obtain leadership and character development, strive to be lifetime pupils in the classroom and on the field, and ultimately become outstanding individuals within our association and the community.  The Alliance Youth Sports Association was founded with the belief that Arizona citizens and their children deserve more opportunities to enjoy youth sports and the high quality family entertainment that it provides. Our most important focus is to supply youth sports and family entertainment with an emphasis on education, fun, safety, and participation because everything we do at Alliance Youth Sports Association is for the betterment of all of our participants and volunteers. Visit www.allianceyouthsports.org for more information. 

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 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 over $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in over 450 properties.  The firm is currently managing over $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.  

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