PITTSBURGH, PA – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, today toured the MedExpress Urgent Care Center in Scott Township. Senator Casey was joined on the tour by Dr. Frank Alderman, CEO of MedExpress.
“It was great to be here today to see the work being done by MedExpress,” said Senator Casey. “Not only is MedExpress promoting access to high quality urgent care services, it is also bringing down the costs of health care for Pennsylvanians and improving our nation’s health system.”
“We’re honored that Senator Casey is taking time to see firsthand how we are addressing access and affordability needs of Pennsylvanians,” said Frank Alderman, MD, the company’s Chief Executive Officer. “We applaud Senator Casey and others for focusing on ways our nation can move our health care system in a positive direction, and appreciate being recognized as an innovator. Our focus is on providing access to high-quality, affordable care in a welcoming environment.”
MedExpress Urgent Care is an innovative outpatient health care delivery model that offers access to high-quality, affordable health care in a patient centric manner. The MedExpress model is full-service, with a physician, registered nurse, X-ray technologist and a team of administrative specialists on-site at all times. The goal of MedExpress is to bridge the gap between true emergency care and preventative primary care, with sufficient clinical overlap at each end of the spectrum, to ensure patients are provided a one-stop option for unscheduled, time-sensitive illness and injuries.
MedExpress Urgent Care is a full service urgent care company with 400+ employees in Pennsylvania and currently, MedExpress operates 16 full-service urgent care clinics in Pennsylvania with several under development. The Scott Township location employs approximately 25 health care professionals and medical support team members.