FastMed Partnership with i9 Sports of Greater North Phoenix 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 i9 Sports of Greater North Phoenix. i9 Sports of Greater North Phoenix offers youth sports leagues, camps and clinics for boys and girls ages 3-14 in today’s most popular sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball, T-Ball and cheerleading.
The i9 Sports partnership agreement with FastMed Urgent Care will provide 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 i9 Sports league 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 Savings Plan. 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, members of i9 Sports of Greater North Phoenix will have access to extensive sports injury treatment from FastMed Urgent Care by FastMed Sports Medicine with 5 locations throughout Phoenix and growing:
- Chandler – Off Arizona Ave. across from Hamilton High School
- Chandler – Corner of Rural Rd. and Ray Rd.
- Glendale – Corner of Happy Valley Rd. & 39th Dr.
- Scottsdale – Corner of Shea Blvd. & Tatum Blvd.
- Mesa – Corner of Signal Butte Rd. & Baseline Road
“i9 Sports of Greater North Phoenix league members are excited to partner with FastMed Urgent Care. With so many general urgent care locations and specific centers of excellence for sports medicine, our players will have an excellent alternative to expensive hospital emergency room visits if an injury occurs,” said Arin Finger, Area Developer for i9 Sports of Greater North Phoenix. “i9 Sports is also pleased to partner with FastMed on educating our coaches on injury prevention and ways to avoid common sports injuries to help keep our players safe and enjoying the game.”
“FastMed Urgent Care is proud to provide 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. “This partnership makes FastMed a critical part of i9 Sports’ mission to fostering physical, mental and emotional growth for Arizona’s youth through every flag football, soccer, basketball, t-ball and cheerleading game in Greater North Phoenix.”
About i9 Sports of North Greater Phoenix:
i9 Sports of North Greater Phoenix is part of i9 Sports, the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise business in the United States with over 650,000 members spanning more than 500 communities from New York to Hawaii. i9 Sports offers youth sports leagues, camps and clinics for boys and girls ages 3-17 in today’s most popular sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball, T-Ball and cheerleading. With our focus on fun, safety, convenience and good sportsmanship, i9 Sports is reinventing the youth sports experience for families across the country. For more information, please visit – www.i9sports.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.
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