Person Memorial Hospital Acquires MedAccess Urgent Care

November 1, 2017

Person Memorial Hospital and MedAccess Urgent Care today announced that they have joined forces. Effective November 1, 2017, MedAccess has become part of the hospital, combining the strengths of both organizations to enhance access to quality care and improve continuity of healthcare services across north central North Carolina.

“MedAccess and Person Memorial have a great deal in common including a strong allegiance to this region and its people and a drive to provide the best healthcare possible,” said Dan Phillips, MD, of MedAccess. “We are excited to join the hospital’s team. Together, we have opportunities to offer individuals and families more high quality services close to home and improve care coordination across the communities we serve.”

Based in Roxboro, NC, Person Memorial is a 98-bed hospital serving Person County and the surrounding region. It provides a range of inpatient and outpatient primary care and specialty care services. MedAccess operates four urgent care clinics in Roxboro, Chapel Hill, Youngsville, and Durham. It offers an array of preventative, treatment and diagnostic services for people of all ages as well as services for regional employers such as pre-employment physicals and tests, post-accident evaluations, and reasonable suspicion or random protocol services and screening.

“Collaboration among providers is a vital part of strengthening our healthcare system and ensuring that people have access to the care they need,” said David Ziolkowski, CEO of Person Memorial Hospital. “We are delighted to welcome MedAccess to Person Memorial. With the addition of its team, our hospital will be able to expand our footprint and add new services that our communities need.We also will be able to advance healthcare throughout this region, creating an even stronger continuum of care for all of our patients.”

MedAccess’ transition to becoming part of Person Memorial will be seamless. The organization’s 12 providers and more than 60 full- and part-time employees will join Person Memorial’s team and continue to offer the same great services they always have.All MedAccess contact information and locations also will remain the same.

About Person Memorial Hospital

A Duke LifePoint hospital, Person Memorial Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of Roxboro, NC, and surrounding communities since 1914. The 98-bed hospital provides diverse inpatient services and is home to intensive care and medical/surgical units. In addition to acute inpatient care, it has an extended care unit for residential care and medical rehabilitation. Person Memorial also offers a vast array of outpatient services ranging from laboratory and radiology services to same day surgical services. Its emergency department serves people in need 24 hours a day. Visit for more information.

About MedAccess Urgent Care

MedAccess Urgent Care PLLC is a locally owned urgent care and occupational health practice started in Roxboro, NC, in 2008. MedAccess has been a leader in customer service, and its Roxboro clinic was the first certified urgent care recognized in NC in 2009. Over nine years its team has opened additional clinics in Youngsville and Chapel Hill, serving a four-county area with modern clinics focused on unscheduled, acute medical care. Additionally, MedAccess operates an occupational health practice in Durham that provides employer health services to local industry. Visit for more information.


Keith Herl

Person Memorial Hospital

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