Temple ReadyCare Opened in Northeast Philadelphia
(Philadelphia, PA) – To help meet the non-emergency healthcare needs of those in Northeast Philadelphia and the surrounding area, Temple University Health System has opened Temple ReadyCare on Roosevelt Boulevard as of December 31. Temple ReadyCare is staffed by Temple physicians and is the Health System’s second urgent care facility. It is open seven days a week, including weekday evenings and most holidays.
Temple ReadyCare is located at 11000 Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia, next to Chickie’s and Pete’s®. It is open to patients Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM, and Saturday, Sunday and most holidays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Temple ReadyCare is an urgent care facility for patients that have an unexpected non-emergency illness, injury or situation that needs immediate medical attention. Temple physicians are on hand to treat patients for a wide variety of conditions and illnesses. Whether it is a sinus infection, a bad cough, a backache, or an ankle sprain, patients can get quality care without an appointment. Temple ReadyCare in Northeast Philadelphia also offers x-rays, lab testing, immunizations, and physicals. Most major insurances are accepted.
“Temple ReadyCare will provide patients of all ages with the convenience of being able to be seen seven days a week without an appointment,” said Rick Mankin, MD, CEO of Temple Physicians, Inc. “Patients will receive quality care from a skilled team of Temple physicians.”
The opening of Temple ReadyCare in Northeast Philadelphia follows the successful opening of the first Temple ReadyCare in Port Richmond.
For more information, call 215-926-3535, or go to www.templereadycare.com.
About Temple Health
Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by Temple University School of Medicine. Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.4 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. The Health System consists of Temple University Hospital (TUH), ranked among the “Best Hospitals” in the region by U.S. News & World Report; TUH-Episcopal Campus; TUH-Northeastern Campus; Fox Chase Cancer Center, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center; Jeanes Hospital, a community-based hospital offering medical, surgical and emergency services; Temple Transport Team, a ground and air-ambulance company; and Temple Physicians, Inc., a network of community-based specialty and primary-care physician practices. TUHS is affiliated with Temple University School of Medicine.
Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM), established in 1901, is one of the nation’s leading medical schools. Each year, the School of Medicine educates approximately 720 medical students and 140 graduate students. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, Temple University School of Medicine is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. According to U.S. News & World Report, TUSM is among the top 10 most applied-to medical schools in the nation.