For immediate release – February 9, 2017
OU Physicians and Xpress Wellness Urgent Care announce clinical affiliation agreement to enhance quality health care in Oklahoma
(Oklahoma City) OU Physicians, the state’s largest physicians group, and Xpress Wellness Urgent Care, an Oklahoma-based health care provider, today announced a clinical affiliation agreement designed to enhance care across the state.
With more than 950 doctors and advanced practice providers, OU Physicians delivers expert care in almost every adult and child specialty. The practice sees patients at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and at satellite clinics around the state. Xpress Wellness provides walk-in treatment for non-life threatening illnesses or injuries, sports physicals and employer health services at locations in Oklahoma and Kansas, including Chickasha, Elk City, Enid, Lawton, Muskogee, Sapulpa, Shawnee, Weatherford, Woodward and Andover, Kansas.
The new clinical affiliation will give Xpress Wellness patients access to the more specialized health services offered by OU Physicians providers.
“At OU Physicians, we are committed to delivering comprehensive, high-quality health care to any and all who need it,” said Brian Maddy, Chief Executive Officer of OU Physicians. “By collaborating with Xpress Wellness providers and sharing our expertise with their patients, we can deliver services to more people and ensure they get the resources they need to lead healthier lives. We are very excited about the collaboration and the positive results it will produce.”
Both entities believe the collaboration will increase access to health care services and enhance quality, safety and efficiency in care delivery.
“We are very pleased to be affiliated with OU Physicians,” said, Dr. Scott Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Xpress Wellness. “We strive to be health care leaders in the communities we serve with on demand care and understand that people have a choice on where to receive care. OU Physicians means quality and together we will have a positive effect on those we serve.”
The clinical affiliation agreement includes all current and future Xpress Wellness clinic locations in Oklahoma.
About OU Physicians
With more than 950 doctors and advanced practice providers, OU Physicians is the state’s largest physician group. The practice encompasses almost every adult and child specialty. Many OU Physicians have expertise in the management of complex conditions that is unavailable anywhere else in the state, region or sometimes even the nation. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.
OU Physicians see patients in their offices at the OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and in Edmond, Midwest City, Enid and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to OU Medical Center. Many also care for their patients in other hospitals around the metro area. OU Physicians serve as faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and train the region’s future physicians. For more information, go to https://www.oumedicine.com/ou-physicians
About Xpress Wellness Urgent Care
Xpress Wellness is a privately held company based in Enid, Oklahoma. The company is led by Dr. Scott Williams, Chief Medical Officer, and Brian Hayden, President. Xpress Wellness opened its first urgent care center in March 2014 and currently has 10 locations in Oklahoma and Kansas. Each center provides comprehensive medical care for children and adults, as well as, medical services for employers. Onsite services include computerized radiology, lab services, diagnostic testing and EKG. Xpress Wellness is accredited by Urgent Care Association of America. For more information, go to http://xpresswellnessurgentcare.com/