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Westside Regional Medical Center Opens Emergency Room on NSU Campus

Westside ED at NSUDAVIE, Fla. –Westside Regional Medical Center, a leader in emergency medicine, opened an off-site Emergency Room in Davie on the NSU campus on May 18. The facility is located at 3476 South University Drive in the University Park Plaza shopping center. The off-site emergency room provides the surrounding community with immediate access to experienced, board-certified emergency room physicians, state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and offers a full range of emergency care services for children and adults.

“Westside Emergency Services in Davie will provide the same level of care provided on our main campus in Plantation. We are really excited to expand our services in the town of Davie and to partner with Nova Southeastern University,” says Barbara J Simmons, CEO of Westside Regional.

In the future, the off-site Emergency Room also will be a residency site offering valuable on-hands training to NSU medical students and various clinical training opportunities for students in other health professions programs at NSU.

“This emergency room will serve as the cornerstone of a future medical complex that will provide the surrounding community with a variety of university-level health care services, along with teaching and research opportunities for NSU students and faculty working in collaboration with community health care professionals,” said NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D.

Westside Emergency Services in Davie is committed to delivering comprehensive emergency medical services to the residents of Davie, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The 12,700 square foot facility has 16 private treatment rooms, including one designated trauma room. Additionally, the facility includes a full service laboratory, a pharmacy, advanced imaging equipment, with a 16-Slice CT, Ultrasound and two state-of-the-art digital X-Ray units, one portable and one stationary. Emergency transportation will be provided to patients requiring in-patient hospital care.

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About Westside ER in Davie: Westside Emergency Services in Davie is committed to delivering comprehensive emergency medical services to the residents of Davie, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The 12,700 square foot facility will house 16 private treatment rooms, including one designated trauma room. Additionally, the facility will include a full service laboratory, a pharmacy, advanced imaging equipment, including a 16-Slice CT, Ultrasound and two state of the art digital X-Ray units, one portable and one stationary. Emergency transportation will be provided to patients requiring in-patient hospital care.

About Westside Regional Medical Center: Our facility provides comprehensive healthcare to the residents of Broward County. Founded in 1974, Westside Regional Medical Center has evolved into a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex continuously expanding and bringing on the latest technology that enables us to provide exceptional care. Westside Regional Medical Center is a Comprehensive Stroke Center certified by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration. The Joint Commission has certified our Hip and Knee Replacement Programs and named us a Primary Stroke Center. Our emergency department provides quality care with wait times consistently less than 15 minutes.  For more information visit http://westsideregional.com/.

About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NSU is a dynamic research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate and first-professional degrees levels. An independent, not-for-profit institution with approximately 25,000 students, NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach and Tampa, Florida as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico and online globally. For more than 50 years, NSU has been awarding degrees in a wide range of fields, while fostering groundbreaking research and an impactful commitment to community. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit http://www.nova.edu/.

 

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