Media contact: Lisa Parro, senior public relations specialist, Adventist Midwest Health, Lisa.firstname.lastname@example.org
Adventist Midwest Health and Adventist Health Partners are pleased to announce a convenient option for physician office visits: Same-day and next-day scheduled appointments are now available at many locations in the Chicago suburbs.
Unlike higher cost urgent care facilities or emergency rooms, patients will pay the same low co-payment required for a regular primary or specialty care doctor’s visit.
Hours vary by site but appointments are available seven days a week. Call 630-312-7856 to make an appointment. Customer service representatives are available to take calls from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Ann Szudarek, RN, who works at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital’s outpatient cardiac rehabilitation center, used the service after becoming ill at work in late June. She called her primary care physician’s office, where a receptionist told her the next available appointment was seven weeks away.
“But I’m sick right now,” Szudarek recalled thinking.
She called Adventist Midwest Health’s same- and next-day appointment service and was able to see a physician near her workplace later that day.
“The great thing was I didn’t have to go to the emergency room and a doctor was able to see me right away,” Szudarek said.
Same-day and next-day scheduled appointments are now available at offices in:
- Wood Dale
- La Grange Highlands
- Clarendon Hills
- Downers Grove
All participating physicians use a single electronic health records system, allowing for convenient access to the patient’s health history if they have been treated in an Adventist Health Partners practice in the past. And every patient’s health records will be available for future routine or same-day care.
Adventist Midwest Health includes Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. To find an Adventist Health Partners physician, visit www.keepingyouwell.com/CareAndServices/AdventistHealthPartnersPhysicians.aspx