Thursday, July 26, 2012
Now that Patient First is open in Odenton, will that be your go-to place for urgent care?
As we reported Wednesday, Patient First is now open for business on Annapolis Road in Odenton, offering quick medical care and primary care. Before Patient First opened, many area residents in need of immediate help went to the Righttime Medical Care center at the Village at Waugh Chapel. The two centers offer similar services, with treatment for minor injuries and common illnesses. Patient First also offers primary care. Patient First is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. Righttime is open from 8 a.m. to midnight. Those extra two hours may give an edge to Righttime, but Odenton residents may find the Patient First location more convenient. Of course, it goes without saying that it's best to go to the hospital or call 911 for serious …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The new urgent and primary care facility will be open every day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
If you have a cut, bruise or just feel under the weather, there's a new place for you to go for care. Patient First in Odenton opens its doors Wednesday, offering an array of medical services including treatment for minor injuries and illnesses, X-rays, and the filling of prescriptions. The Odenton location—on Annapolis Road across from the Odenton Shopping Center—is the 40th for Patient First. "It's a modern medical approach," said Patient First CEO Pete Sowers, during an open house celebration Tuesday. "It's fast, it's efficient, there are no appointments and you get a broad range of services." Sowers also noted that Patient First offers primary care. Patients may sign on as a patient with a specific doctor, but can get care from any …
Monday, July 23, 2012
It looks like it will be another busy week. Here are some things to keep an eye out for.
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- Tim Lemke
Monday, July 23, 2012
Here's a look at a handful of interesting things happening in the area this week. The five-day weather forecast looks like it will be a warm week, but without the triple-digit temperatures we've been experiencing. Keep an eye out for the occasional thunderstorm. Vote in Our Readers' Choice Polls When: Monday through August 17. Where: Here on Odenton-Severn Patch Details: The nominations have been collected, and now it's time to vote. Readers can weigh in on the best businesses in 25 categories. Check out all of the categories and be sure to vote! Patient First Opens When: Wednesday, 8 a.m. Where: 1110 Annapolis Rd., Odenton Details: It may be one of the few businesses that we hope people aren't lined out the door to see. Suffice it to say…
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Patient First offers some tips for dealing with the high summer temperatures.
It's officially summer now and temperatures were in the 90s on Wednesday with a similar forecast for Thursday. As the summer’s first very hot days are among us, Patient First offers some tips to help you stay safe. Odenton will have its own Patient First next month when it opens at 1110 Annapolis Rd., next to a new medical office building from Johns Hopkins and Anne Arundel Medical. Community relations head David Clark of Patient First is providing local residents with some information to help them stay cool. Excessive heat exposure can cause heat cramps, which are felt in your arms legs and abdomen muscles, Clark wrote in a press release. If you are experiencing these symptoms you should rest in a cool place and drink fluids containing …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The urgent care center in Odenton will be the 14th in Maryland.
The new Patient First urgent care center in Odenton will open on July 25, the company said. The center, which is under construction in the Odenton Gateway development, will be open every day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. It will offer urgent care, as well as physical exams for school and sports and primary care for those who need it. Patient First will be located at 1110 Annapolis Rd., next to a new medical office building from Johns Hopkins and Anne Arundel Medical. This will be the 14th Patient First facility in Maryland. “The goal of Patient First is to provide convenient, cost-effective medical care on a walk-in basis,” said Dr. R.P. Sowers, founder and CEO of Patient First, in a press release. “At the same time, our physicians and staff …
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Activity continues at a fast pace at the Odenton Gateway complex.
The next phase of the Odenton Gateway project is well under way, with a medical building and urgent care clinic under construction. Anyone driving along Annapolis Road can see the new Patient First building under construction. Crews began working on the roof of the uniquely shaped building this week, and hope to open for business by the fall. Construction teams have also erected the steel frame of the 60,000-square-foot medical building, which will be operated by Johns Hopkins and Anne Arundel Medical System. All of this construction, of course, comes in addition to the more than 250 apartments under development in the back part of the property. The Haven at Odenton Gateway apartments are accepting leases now, with move-ins as early as …
Friday, December 30, 2011
The new urgent care facility, set to open on Maryland Route 175 next year, has posted job openings for several positions, including nurse and lab technician.
Patient First has started recruiting staff for its new urgent care center in Odenton, and could be open for business by next fall. The company is expected to open a new office at the Odenton Gateway development near the traffic circle on Maryland Route 175, and began advertising job openings this month. Available full-time and part-time positions include registered nurse, radiological technician, patient service representative and lab technician. David Clark, a community relations representative for Patient First, said there was no specific timeline for when the new facility will open, but company officials are hopeful it could be ready by the third quarter of 2012. Construction of the new center has not started. The facility is part of a …