When you or a family member is sick or injured, we want to help you access the right care at the right place. Call us first, even after hours, and we’ll help you determine where to go.
After Hours Care? Call Us First
If it's Not Life Threatening, Call Your Primary Care Doctor
A New West physician can be contacted 24/7 , 365 days a year to assist you.
According to the 2017 Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS), 36.4 percent of emergency room patients were seen for something that could have been treated by their primary care provider or an urgent care facility.
Call Us First
Our on-call doctor will help you determine whether you need an ER or an Urgent Care center, and if so, which location is best. A list of preferred Urgent Care centers is available at www.nwphysicians.com. Click on Locations or Services to find an Urgent Care center near you
Rooms – Don’t be fooled!
These centers are not connected to a hospital and they look like an urgent care clinic.
• Average cost of an ER visit: $1,500
• Urgent Care center visits typically range from $30-$150
True emergency or life-threatening? Call 911 or go to a hospital-based ER
True emergencies include:
• Unexpected or unexplained chest pain
• Stroke symptoms
• Shortness of breath
• Uncontrollable bleeding
• Major broken bones
If convenient, choose one of our preferred hospitals that have hospitalists who will continue to guide your care: Lutheran Medical Center, St Anthony Hospital, Porter Adventist, Swedish Medical Center and Littleton Hospital
New West Physicians’ goal is to work with you to determine the best possible care. When faced with a crisis, it is important to have someone you can count on for guidance – your primary care physician (PCP).