Emergency treatment center to compete with Woodwinds hospital in Woodbury

[Pioneer Press, February 03, 2010] A group of Twin Cities emergency physicians plans to open a standalone emergency treatment center in Woodbury—hoping to provide faster, cheaper care than the Woodwinds hospital ER a mile away. The group practice has been planning a standalone treatment center for three years, but targeted the east metro suburb after failing to negotiate a contract to staff the Woodwinds ER.

The facility would compete for patients with the nearby emergency department at Woodwinds Health Campus, as well as Allina and HealthPartners urgent care centers. Read the whole story twincities.com.

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