Elected Officials and Community Leaders Celebrate Newest Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group Location in Citrus Heights

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 10/10/19 8:00 AM

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, elected officials and community leaders joined Dignity Health and Mercy Medical Group for the grand opening of their first medical group location in Citrus Heights. The 68,000-square-foot state-of-the-art medical office building will serve the growing medical needs of the community while improving access to quality care for residents. 

“Our goal is to bring care close to home in the communities we serve, conveniently located where residents live, work, and shop,” said Mark Behl, CEO, Dignity Health Medical Foundation. “This new location further underscores our commitment to the health and wellbeing of Citrus Heights and we are excited to expand access to high quality care in this community.”

City and community leaders joined Dignity Health, Dignity Health Medical Foundation, and Mercy Medical Group, Inc. employees and providers as part of the ribbon cutting ceremony. The new care center is part of a more than $30 million investment in the community.

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“The new Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group medical office building opening is a red letter day for Citrus Heights. They are providing needed medical services to residents of Citrus Heights and the surrounding communities,” said City of Citrus Heights Mayor Jeannie Bruins. “In addition, they are bringing high level jobs to our community. Dignity Health is a great addition to our city and I look forward to having them serve our community with high quality medical care for many generations.”

Located at 7115 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, the new three-story Mercy Medical Group Citrus Heights Medical Office Building has 126 exam rooms and features the latest technology along with a wide range of primary and specialty care services, Quest Lab, x-ray, and a café all conveniently located under one roof.

Medical services currently offered include family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, and palliative care. On November 18, the building will expand to include allergy, behavioral health, endocrinology, ophthalmology/optometry, pain management, and rheumatology. Dermatology is expected to be added in 2020.

“With this new building we wanted to enable an exceptional patient experience in an environment that supports the highest quality care, delivered by an engaged and connected care team of clinicians and staff,” said Jill Walsh, MD, pediatrician and site medical director at Citrus Heights for Mercy Medical Group. “Our structure and physical space are all designed to increase access to high quality care and to enhance the patient and provider connection at every step.”

A free community open house is planned at the new building on Sunday, October 13 from noon to 2:30 p.m. As part of the event, attendees can take tours of the new clinic and participate in a number of fun events for the whole family including a Kids Kindness Corner, meet the Citrus Heights Police SWAT team and K-9 unit, Sadie the therapy horse, and more.

For more information about the new building and services offered, please visit www.MyMercyMedicalGroup.org/CitrusHeights.

Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, is a multi-specialty clinic with patient service centers located throughout the greater Sacramento area. It includes more than 400 medical providers and 900 Dignity Health Medical Foundation employees providing services to thousands of patients in the Sacramento area and its affiliated local Dignity Health hospitals (Mercy General Hospital, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Mercy Hospital of Folsom and Methodist Hospital of Sacramento). Dignity Health Medical Foundation has 28 clinic locations in Sacramento. For more information on Dignity Health Medical Foundation d/b/a Mercy Medical Group and the wide range of services it provides, visit our website at mymercymedicalgroup.org.     

Topics: In the News, Health & Wellness, Clinic News, Mercy Medical Group

  • Ribbon Cutting

    The new Citrus Heights building was designed with the patient in mind thanks to a large cross-functional team of 42 patients, clinicians, advance practice providers and staff that looked at every detail of the patient experience and how it could be improved. 

    Pictured L-R are three leaders that were instrumental in this effort: Dr. Ben Balatbat, CMO for Mercy Medical Group; Dr. Jill Walsh, Site Medical Director for Citrus Heights; and Dr. Pamela Davis, Medical Director for Dignity Health Medical Group. (Not pictured: Jane Weldon, Transformation and Administration for CommonSpirit Health).

  • Grand Opening Speakers

    Pictured L-R: Laurie Harting, President Sacramento Division for Dignity Health; Mark Behl, CEO for Dignity Health Medical Foundation; Bruce Swartz, EVP Physician Enterprise for CommonSpirit Health; Sr. Sheila Browne, VP of Mission Integration, Mercy San Juan Medical Center; Dr. Jill Walsh, Pediatrician and Site Medical Director for Citrus Heights; Representative Dr. Ami Bera, California's 7th Congressional District; and Mayor Jeannie Bruins, City of Citrus Heights.

  • Cutting the Ribbon

    Elected officials, city, safety, and business leaders joined Dignity Health and Mercy Medical Group in the ribbon cutting ceremony.

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