Neighbors Emergency Center Texas City Completes First Year of Service to Local Community
HOUSTON, Texas, December 13, 2016 – The Neighbors Emergency Center Texas City location is pleased to recognize its first year of service to the local community. Neighbors Emergency Center Texas City began seeing patients December 12, 2015 and reports more than 3,100 patients have received exceptional emergency medical care at this location over the last year. Neighbors Texas City is located at 3302 Palmer Hwy. The center’s phone number is 409-943-4550.
Over the last year this center received the Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission, a nationally recognized independent accreditation organization committed to certifying facilities with the safest, highest quality, best-value health care.
Besides outstanding personalized ER care with short wait times, Neighbors has also brought approximately 30 jobs to the area economy by hiring local board-certified physicians and medical teams with emergency room experience that treat all adult and pediatric emergencies. The Texas City location’s Medical Director is Kenneth Direkly, MD, and the location’s Facility Director is Brandi Bilek. Neighbors is a product of the community with doctors, nurses, and medical teams living near the centers they work, therefore, being in tune with community news, events and people.
“It’s hard to believe that a year has already flown by Neighbors Emergency Center Texas City,” stated Dr. Direkly. “We have had an exciting year providing for the medical needs of the surrounding communities and we value the relationships that we have fostered. Always ready and willing, we want to be the neighbor that the community turns to when emergencies strike. From adults to kids, from heart attacks to stitches and X-rays, we will continue to provide the best emergency care possible throughout the next year and beyond.”
Neighbors prides itself on active community involvement. In Texas City, Neighbors has been privileged to participate in local events that benefit health and wellness, local youth and families, and education.
Neighbors Texas City has supported many non-profit organizations such as the Texas City Run by the Bay in April, where Neighbors partnered with the Texas City La Marque Chamber of Commerce and United Way for this fun, family-friendly daylong event. Neighbors was honored to sponsor the Texas City Firefighter Games in July, with all proceeds donated to surrounding fire departments. This three-day event included a parade and many festivities on 6th Street including the firefighter brigade that Neighbors participated in.
In the community, Neighbors Texas City sponsored the State of the Industry Luncheon in March. Neighbors was also proud to sponsor the beverage cart at the Texas City Police Department Golf Tournament in May and provided an appreciation lunch for all of Texas City Police Department in June.
To support education, Neighbors Texas City was happy to donate all the breakfast beverages at the Texas City Independent School District’s Back to School Convocation in August.
These local activities are just part of what makes Neighbors unique and the industry leader in freestanding emergency room care. Neighbors’ core values of being compassionate and patient-centered; treating patients in a nurturing and honorable way; having friendly and welcoming employees; and always being transparent, accountable and cost-conscious are the pillars of Neighbors Emergency Center Texas City.