Concentra Unveils New and Improved Urgent Care Center in Albany

07/01/2011

Occupational Health Centers of New York, P.A., in affiliation with Concentra, a subsidiary of Humana Inc., is opening its newly renovated facility in Albany. The new urgent-care location marks Concentra’s continued focus to bring convenient and personal health care services to more patients, in more communities.

To mark the completion of the renovation, the center will host a ribbon-cutting and open house event on Wednesday, June 29 at 11 a.m. The newly renovated six-thousand square foot health facility includes state-of-the-art procedure rooms, digital x-ray services, and a spacious physical therapy facility with cardiovascular equipment. The center also features a larger waiting room and easier check-in and check-out capabilities, and extended weekday and weekend hours.

See footage and video of the center opening

“This new state-of-the-art facility in Albany represents a significant advancement in the delivery of quality and efficient health care services to patients,” said Concentra Zone Medical Director Tom Hadley, M.D. “The company’s model combines a wide-range of services with a dedicated staff, in a comfortable and inviting setting. By providing a comfortable and stress-free health care experience, and medical care from our experienced clinicians, we help patients get back to work and back to life.”

In addition to the new facility, Occupational Health Centers of New York, P.A. announced two initiatives to give back to the local health care industry by making donations to the United Tenants of Albany, Inc. and by launching a new scholarship in Health Information Technology at Schenectady County Community College (SCCC).

The company donated $1,000 to the United Tenants of Albany and has committed to a four-year scholarship in the new Health Information Technology program at Schenectady County Community College.

”I am happy to see that Occupational Health Centers of New York, P.A. has reaffirmed their commitment to not only stay here in the Capital District but to expand their operations,” said New York State Senator Neil D. Breslin. ”The Capital District has a thriving and diverse economy. It is imperative that we foster an environment that allows businesses to grow to ensure that our community remains a terrific place to live and work.”

“Schenectady County Community College is positioned to be actively engaged in the planning and development of new health care career programs and related workforce development to ensure the College proactively responds to emerging workforce needs,” said Quintin Bullock, president of SCCC. "An integral part of my vision is for SCCC to be an economic engine for the Capital Region and to align its new healthcare programs with the needs of local employers, business and industry. With the assistance of a scholarship, our students will be in an excellent position to successfully complete the Health Information Technology training."

Occupational Health Centers of New York, P.A., in affiliation with Concentra, sets itself apart from other urgent care facilities, by combining a premium environment with skilled and trusted medical care, and a focus on the entire patient experience. The new facility offers an easily accessible entry for patients, improved patient flow, and greater visibility.

With more than 320 national locations, many with weekend and extended evening hours, Concentra delivers the care patients need, when they need it most. For more information and a complete list of locations, visit: www.concentra.com.