Scott & White Healthcare to open new Round Rock primary care clinic

- Medical care closer to home; less travel for patients -

ROUND ROCK, Texas – On November 25, Scott & White Healthcare will open a brand new primary care clinic at 1800 South AW Grimes Boulevard, Round Rock, TX  78664-7424 located at the intersection of Gattis School Road and AW Grimes in Round Rock. The 10,300-square foot clinic contains 12 patient exam rooms and one treatment room, and will offer primary care services, as well as on-site x-ray and laboratory services.

"We’re opening this clinic to meet the growing needs of our community coupled with the increased demand for primary care services in the area," said Colleen Sundquist, vice president for Scott & White Clinics - Round Rock Region. "Opening a clinic here offers residents more convenient care closer to home. If higher-level medical care is needed, patients can also access our specialty or hospital services in Round Rock six miles away."

Sundquist went on to explain that the Scott & White integrated care model is unique in that all of the physicians share one electronic medical record, which allows for the most efficient and coordinated care for patients without unnecessary testing. The new electronic medical record includes a patient portal called Scott & White MyChart, which allows patients to go online, schedule appointments, get lab results, communicate with doctors, and order prescription refills.   

Anuj Sharma, MD, family medicine physician, will see patients at the new clinic starting November 25, and is relocating her practice from the Scott & White - Round Rock West Clinic at 16420 RR 620 to the new clinic. 

Scott & White Healthcare also offers same-day appointments for most services at the clinic.  Patients can be seen at the new Round Rock clinic Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information on the clinic or same-day appointments, please call 512-244-5700 or visit www.sw.org.     

About Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock
Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock (roundrock.sw.org) serves the residents of Williamson and Travis counties, including the Austin/Round Rock metropolitan area.  Our facilities include Scott & White Hospital - Round Rock, Scott & White Emergency Hospital at Cedar Park, Scott & White Hospital – Taylor and now 15 additional primary care and specialty clinic locations in Taylor, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Leander, Lago Vista, Austin, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Hutto.

About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health is a not-for-profit health care system with total assets of $8.3 billion* and the vision and resources to offer its patients continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing health care environment. The new system includes 43 hospitals, more than 500 patient care sites, more than 6,000 active physicians, 34,000 employees and the Scott & White Health Plan.For More Information visit: www.BaylorScottandWhite.com

* based on unaudited fiscal year 2013 financial statements 

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For more information, contact:

Katherine Voss
kvoss@sw.org

November 13, 2013


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