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Urgent Care of Connecticut to Open New Location Will serve Groton and surrounding communities

BROOKFIELD, CONN. — The executive management team of Urgent Care of Connecticut announced the opening of their eighth clinic today.  The new office will be located in Groton, Connecticut. Other Urgent Care of Connecticut clinics are conveniently located in Brookfield, Glastonbury, Newtown, Norwalk, Norwich, Ridgefield, and Southbury. The company foresees rapid expansion over the next 12 to 18 months as the need for urgent care services continues to grow across the country.  A recent growth equity investment by Pulse Equity Partners and PineBridge Structured Capital Partners will make this possible.

"Based on the need for additional healthcare services in our state, we have decided to increase our presence in the eastern part of Connecticut,” said Dr. R. Robert Rohatsch, MD, FACEP, Chief Executive Officer and a founding member of Urgent Care of Connecticut.  “We look forward to supporting the greater Groton community as an adjunct to primary care physicians on evenings, weekends, and holidays and as a convenient alternative to visiting the emergency room for any non-life threatening condition or illness.”  “As a veteran-friendly company, we welcome the opportunity to serve the military and federal employees—and their families—who live in the Groton area in particular.”

The Groton urgent care center will be located at Groton Square (220 Route 12) and is scheduled to open in February 2014, upon completion of building renovations. Urgent Care of Connecticut clinics are the only certified and accredited, physician-owned, independently operated urgent care facilities in Connecticut. It is the mission and vision of Urgent Care of Connecticut to deliver the ultimate in quality healthcare to patients as the premier provider of outstanding urgent care medicine services in the northeast United States.

“We are in the business of exceeding patient’s expectations on every visit and continually receive patient satisfaction scores above 98%,” Dr. Rohatsch went on to explain. “We are currently building our Groton team and searching for top-notch physicians, radiation technologists, physicians assistants, and front office staff.”  Those interested may email human.resources@ucofconnecticut.com.

About Urgent Care of Connecticut:                                                                                                                           Established in 2008 in Southbury, CT, Urgent Care of Connecticut (UCC) is setting the gold standard for acute care of non-life threatening medical conditions in the State.  UCC was the first physician-owned urgent care center in Connecticut to be certified by the Urgent Care Association of America and the only independent urgent care provider in New England to be accredited by The Joint Commission, the gold standard for safety and quality.  UCC prides itself on treating patients as individuals, assisting the communities it serves by alleviating stress on hospital emergency rooms, and providing a convenient alternative to primary care physician offices.  A 2012 & 2013 Top Workplaces honoree with full-service clinics located across the State, Urgent Care of Connecticut offers walk-in treatment for a wide array of illnesses and injuries. Travel and adult vaccinations, X-rays, blood and urine tests, EKGs, physical exams, and IV fluid/medication are also offered.

 

All Urgent Care of Connecticut locations are open 365 days a year between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekends and Holidays. Board certified/eligible physicians and X-ray technicians are on staff at all times, and treat patients of all ages from infants to seniors. Most major insurances are accepted, including Medicare, and reasonable and affordable self-pay options are offered.  For more information, please visit www.ucofconnecticut.com

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