Mercy launches three clinics in three weeks

November 24, 2014

Three clinic openings in three weeks makes for an exciting time at Mercy Northwest Arkansas. From downtown Rogers, to the heart of Centerton, to its first clinic in Washington County at Springdale, Mercy Northwest Arkansas continues marching forward with a commitment to making health care easily accessible across the region.

In the past year, Mercy has opened more than 50,000 square feet of expanded care with 36 new Mercy providers. The investment tips the $20 million mark and highlights the importance Mercy places on meeting the community’s health needs.

“Yes, it is a lot of rapid growth,” said Dr. Stephen Goss, president Mercy Clinic Northwest Arkansas. “However, it all comes down to one thing for us, what is best for the patient. Research shows people really do not want to drive more than 14 minutes to reach health care for their families. After analyzing traffic studies and growth within our community, we know the placement of each of these clinics will improve lives because we have improved accessibility and services for patients.”

Mercy Downtown Rogers, Located at 613 N.  2nd St.

The downtown Rogers Clinic houses 15 Mercy co-workers and four new providers, including three family medicine doctors and one family medicine nurse practitioner. The 7,500 square feet facility also offers radiology and laboratory services. Mercy is naming the lobby and community room after long-time Mercy supporters, Dick and Nancy Trammel.

Mercy Centerton, Highway 102 at 1225 E. Centerton Boulevard

The 7,351 square foot multispecialty facility is situated on 6.2 acres of commercial frontage generously donated by Johnelle Hunt. The building houses five providers, including two internal medicine and two pediatric physicians, one family medicine doctor, and two family medicine nurse practitioners, with a focus on caring for the entire family. The facility also offers cardiology, on-site radiology and laboratory services.

Mercy Springdale, Corner of West Robinson and Pleasant

Patients in Washington County will now have the benefit of Mercy’s coordinated network of primary and specialty care as a well-known family doctor joins the health system. Dr. Lawrence J. Schemel and the Northwest Arkansas Clinic for Families in Springdale are now a part of Mercy. The partnership marries the great patient care of Dr. Schemel and his team with Mercy’s innovations and resources to create an even better experience for patients. It also signifies further fulfillment of Mercy’s promise to increase access to health care in the NWA community.

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