Call or stop by our medical clinic for urgent care!
When you are in need of 24 hour medical care, finding a facility that will deliver quality care, quickly, matters — and it could even be lifesaving. For quality, efficient emergency care for all ages, visit Preferred Emergency Room in Humble, TX.
Stand-alone emergency departments have similar equipment as hospital emergency departments but are often miles away from main hospitals. They may look like urgent care centers, but freestanding EDs can take more severe cases. Freestanding emergency rooms are opened either separately or as an alliance with physicians and hospitals.
Freestanding emergency rooms serve the public by helping to ease overcrowding at hospital-based emergency departments and meet medical emergency needs. Many people think a freestanding ER is more similar to a 24-hour clinic or medical care center than a hospital-based emergency room.
Through new laws, the State of Texas is helping to change that misconception and make the distinction between urgent care centers and freestanding EDs clearer. The Texas Health and Safety Code require all freestanding emergency rooms to be licensed by the Department of State Health Services. Licensed centers are the only freestanding facilities not owned or operated by a hospital that can advertise services using terms such as "emergency" or "ER." Therefore, an urgent care center or 24-hour clinic currently cannot use signage advertising emergency care unless that facility is licensed by the state as a freestanding ER.
As of September 1, 2012, the state of Texas also requires all freestanding emergency rooms to be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A freestanding emergency room must be equipped and staffed to perform laboratory testing and radiology services, and must keep age-appropriate medical equipment and supplies needed for emergency treatment on hand, ready for use at all times.
Our medical clinic has been open since January 2011 and serving Kingwood, TX and the surrounding areas. Preferred Emergency room is considered a full-fledged emergency room rather than just an urgent care center. Preferred Emergency Room’s mission is to provide the highest quality emergency care through a freestanding emergency center. It operates under the processes and protocols that are administratively linked to hospitals.
The Preferred Emergency Room staff is dedicated to providing the best in 24 hour emergency care. Preferred Emergency Room is one of the greater Houston area’s leading freestanding emergency room and treats everything from allergic reactions and broken bones to high fevers and chest pain. Preferred Emergency Room is prepared to handle any emergency — without the wait.
Preferred Emergency Room has the same board-certified doctors, staffing and equipment as an emergency room attached to a hospital, and the facility can handle any emergency you may face. The only difference is that Preferred Emergency Room is not physically connected to a hospital.
Preferred Emergency Room offers 24 hour medical care seven days a week and upholds the general liability policy required for emergency rooms. The emergency care center and medical clinic is a member of the Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce. When you need an emergency room doctor, Preferred Emergency Room is your source. Preferred Emergency Room is always ready to take care of your emergency. The emergency care center gives you the trust and reliability in medical care you would undoubtedly seek for your loved ones.
Preferred Emergency Room is located at 8901 FM 1960 West, Suite 105, in Humble, TX. For more information, visit us at http://www.preferredemergency.com. You can call us at 281-964-2911 or stop in for 24 hour emergency care.
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|When in doubt, play it safe.|
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If you are unsure if an ailment is vital enough to visit us, it is best to be safe and to come to us. From wheezing to burns to high fevers, we can best diagnose and treat your medical ailments of any kind.
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Seek emergency care at the first sign of a stroke.
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The risks associated with anaphylaxis, even after emergency epinephrine treatment, make a visit to the emergency room for a medical examination well worth it, no matter how you feel. If you, or someone that you know, has an anaphylactic reaction, come to us every time to ensure the best care.
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From cuts to sprains and everything in between, we are the place to go. Our caring and experienced staff will treat you with medical care that is second to none.
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In the last decade, the number of people with asthma has increased by 15 percent! From minor to extreme asthma symptoms, we can help to alleviate your attack so that you can breathe easy.
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We can properly disinfect and stitch cuts and contusions. When a cut is deep, excessively bleeds or contains debris, it is best to visit us to prevent infection.
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Don't wait around at the hospital! Walk right in to the emergency room at Preferred Emergency Room instead. No appointment is necessary and our medical staff will provide you with expert testing and care.
|February is American Heart Month:|
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Did you know that the average human heart beats a hundred thousand times each day? That means that in a lifetime, the average human's heart will beat more than two and a half billion times!