Hunt Club Urgent Care reopens August 3

Hunt Club Urgent Care reopens August 3

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UPMC Western Maryland has announced it will reopen Hunt Club Urgent Care on Monday, August 3, 2020. “I am thrilled that UPMC Western Maryland will be able to resume urgent care services in Mineral County,” said Barry Ronan, UPMC Western Maryland President. “Many of our patients from Short Gap, Ridgeley and Fort Ashby had transitioned their care to UPMC Western Maryland’s Advanced Medical Care in South Cumberland, however, we have heard constantly from many of our patients asking about the reopening of Hunt Club. I am pleased that we will be able to again meet their urgent care needs a little closer to home.”
Western Maryland Health System (now UPMC Western Maryland) had successfully operated the Hunt Club Urgent Care for 28 years, but was forced to close the facility in late January 2020 while it pursued a Certificate Of Need required by the state of West Virginia. The Certificate of Need was granted in late April, but because of COVID-19 there had been a decline in urgent care visits. Since early July, urgent care volumes have picked up to the point that we will reopen Hunt Club, now UPMC Urgent Care.

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Posted By: UPMC Western Maryland



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Date: August 3, 2020


This event also occurs on 08/10/2020, 08/17/2020, 08/24/2020

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UPMC Urgent Care Short Ga
11 Hunt Club Drive
Ridgeley WV 26753

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More About this Event Poster: UPMC Western Maryland

In 2018, WMHS and UPMC joined together in a clinical affiliation to work cooperatively to enhance healthcare services and to strengthen the delivery of quality care, transform care delivery and reduce the total cost of providing care in the community. In March 2019, the Boards of Directors of both WMHS and UPMC signed a non-binding letter of intent to negotiate an affiliation agreement. Following a nine-month regulatory review and due diligence process by WMHS and UPMC, the Boards co-signed a binding integration and affiliation agreement on January 15, 2020, setting February 1, as the target date for finalizing the affiliation.

“Throughout our research and discussions with UPMC, we became increasingly confident and excited about becoming part of a world-class academic medical center which shares our vision for providing quality patient care,” said Rolf Haarstad, chair of the WMHS Board of Directors. “Our mutual mission is to continue to bring cutting-edge, evidence-based medicine to patients close to home.”

“UPMC has a long, successful track record of affiliations with like-minded hospitals. We know how much this hospital means to the region, and we are thrilled that WMHS has chosen to join UPMC,” said Leslie C. Davis, senior vice president, UPMC, and executive vice president and chief operating officer, UPMC Health Services Division.

UPMC has committed to make certain capital investments to enhance services and upgrade facilities in the Western Maryland region. These investments by UPMC, along with investments that the WMHS Foundation has made and continues to make, will help ensure that UPMC Western Maryland will continue to provide state-of-the-art, quality healthcare for residents as well as maintaining its position as one of the largest employers in the region for years to come.

The new affiliation does not affect patients’ insurance coverage. UPMC Western Maryland will continue to honor the contracts it has in place with regional and national insurers and has reaffirmed its commitment to continue working with multiple payors in the future.

The board of UPMC Western Maryland consists of 12 directors, including 8 appointed by the current WMHS board and 4 designated by the UPMC board.


About UPMC
A $20 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 89,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 700 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a nearly 3.6 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.2 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid $587 million in federal, state and local taxes. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialization arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside on its annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals and ranks UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on its Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. For more information, go to UPMC.com.

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