April 14, 2014
The Lee’s Summit CareSpot opened to patients Thursday, April 10. The 4,000-square-foot freestanding facility is located at 228 Northwest Oldham Parkway, just west of MO Highway 50 in Summit Shopping Center. CareSpot will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Local residents will be familiar with the former Waid’s restaurant (now Freddy’s) landmark -- the Lee’s Summit CareSpot can be found directly north of it.
“We’re excited about our seventh location in the Kansas City area. This expanded presence means greater awareness of our broad service offering and continues to deliver on our goal of providing a variety of locations convenient to where people live and work,” said Paul Dickison, Vice President of Marketing for CareSpot. “Additionally, our partner HCA Midwest has a particularly strong presence in Lee’s Summit with Lee’s Summit Medical Center, as well as with many other providers’ and specialists’ offices. It’s helpful to have such a well-respected hospital and physician network nearby if CareSpot patients need more specialized or follow-up care following a visit.”
To offer convenience to those with busy lifestyles, all Kansas City area CareSpot centers are open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., seven days a week. Patients also benefit from the convenience of online and mobile scheduling tools. At CareSpot.com, customers can save a spot in line from home before walking in, or book an appointment from their computers or smartphones. Digital check-in tablets at the centers also offer patients the benefit of a nearly paperless, streamlined registration experience.
CareSpot offers healthcare services for non-emergent medical problems that can develop unexpectedly and require immediate attention, filling the gap between primary care physicians and hospital emergency rooms. Most insurance plans are accepted. Patients receive the staffing benefits and expertise of a proven network of CareSpot urgent care centers combined with the option to access the broader resources of a large hospital and physician system if a higher level of care is required. All centers in the area operate as CareSpot in partnership with HCA Midwest Health System. CareSpot manages daily business operations.