Uptown Clinic powered by Holzer hosts Grand Opening

Category: Member News Created: Wednesday, 21 September 2016 15:09

Holzer Health System is proud to announce the Grand Opening of their Uptown Clinic, located in Athens, Ohio.

“This new site provides the uptown Athens area with an easy access point for healthcare and plays a central role in technology advancement and development for our system,” stated Christopher T. Meyer, DO, President and CEO, Holzer Health System. “Uptown Clinic will be a launch site to further develop our technologies, our approach to examinations, diagnosis, registration, patient communication, and the entire guest experience with new innovative tools and styles.”

Uptown Clinic offers a wide range of preventative, acute and chronic healthcare services. Our focus will be on the student population by offering text connections for appointments and follow-up, video capabilities between the patient, clinician and the parent or others if desired; and onsite lab testing and screenings. As new opportunities arise, we plan to utilize this site as our incubator in serving our rapidly changing patients’ desires for efficient and effective care with use of technology and service approach.

Holzer is proud to have Uptown Clinic as an additional access point in Athens County, with facilities on East State Street, The Clinic at Walmart, and a future location at Alexander School District in Albany, Ohio. “Holzer is dedicated to our mission of Friendly Visits, Excellent Care; Every Patient, Every Time. We are extremely excited to offer the students a new innovative way to experience care,” stated Troy Miller, Chief Strategic Officer, Holzer Health System. “As a healthcare organization, we continually evolve our services to provide the care needed for our guests. Uptown Clinic is a prime example of how we will continue to enhance healthcare technology to meet the needs of our communities.”

“Uptown Clinic will be about change, attitude, and the opportunity to receive feedback from the next generation of patients. This will provide opportunities to efficiently and swiftly update our approach to medicine to more accurately fit the desires of our youth population,” continued Miller. “In addition, we are excited to engage with students and faculty through patient visits, clinical rotations, educational research, and employee relationships.”

Initial hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm. Physical address is 5 North Court Street, Suite 1, Athens, Ohio. For more information on services provided, call (740) 589-7752.



Shown pictured at the Ribbon Cutting of the new Uptown Clinic powered by Holzer is left to right: Dr. Jared Sheets, Family Practice, Holzer Athens, Troy Miller, Chief Strategic Officer, Holzer Health System, Dr. Christopher Meyer, President and CEO, Holzer Health System, Trina Bressler, Operations Manager, Holzer Athens, and Tyler Chadwell, Practice Manager, Holzer Athens.