Scott & White Salado Clinic opening Nov. 3

SALADO, Texas - The Scott & White Salado Family Medicine Clinic will open its doors to patients on Nov. 3.

The recently completed 10,800-square-foot clinic and pharmacy is located at 3525 FM 2484, next to the new Salado High School. The clinic features 13 exam rooms, an 800-square-foot lobby, a covered drop-off area, on-site laboratory services and diagnostic x-ray capabilities.

Dr. William Ligon will lead the clinic medical and support staff of 12. Dr. Cheryl Vera-Burkhalter will join the clinic, as part of plans to expand the medical staff to a total of four physicians.

“Salado is a great community to be a part of, and we look forward to offering our services here,” said Dr. Ligon.

An open house event will held Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m., which will include a welcome ceremony, a ribbon cutting with the Salado Chamber of Commerce, refreshments and tours.

A limited number of appointments will be available during the first few weeks following the opening while the clinic implements a new electronic medical records system to enhance overall patient care. The clinic will have a full schedule of appointments after the December open house.

“This is a real opportunity to better serve the needs of our customers,” said John Chaddick, Scott & White retail pharmacy director. “This new clinic and pharmacy is a perfect fit with the community. We hope this will let our customers know that we listen and monitor their needs and respond accordingly.”

The pharmacy will offer a full line of prescription services and an extensive over-the-counter department, as well as a drive-through window. In addition to providing medication reviews for patients, the pharmacy will also feature specialized monitoring and educational services for patients with diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, asthma and other pulmonary diseases. Greg Perry will be the pharmacist and manager of the new pharmacy.

For more information or construction updates, visit clinics.sw.org.

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For more information, contact:

Scott Clark
Media and Public Relations
Scott & White Healthcare
24-724-9724 or 254-724-3047
sdclark@swmail.sw.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 24, 2008


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