Cigna Medical Group is celebrating the opening of its Phoenix Central Multi Specialty Center with a grand opening celebration Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at 4 p.m. The center is located at 3003 North 3 rd Street (Southeast corner of 3 rd Street and Earll Drive). The treatment center is designed to provide cutting-edge health care to Cigna customers through easy access to primary care physicians; digital imaging services with instant results using electronic medical records; vision services; a full service pharmacy; lab services; and outpatient surgery services. It also has another important customer in mind — mother nature. “Cigna Medical Group is proud to share with the community that the building was not only built with patients in mind, but the materials used for the 95-thousand square foot facility will have a low impact on the environment,” said Edward Kim, president and general manager of Cigna Medical Group. “Our focus is the health of the community as a whole as well as the health of Cigna customers. People who may not have Cigna insurance, but who need help after hours can come to Phoenix Central for urgent care services and avoid long wait times that can be associated with seeking care in an emergency department.” The building runs on solar power and has a system in place designed to limit water and energy usage. The Phoenix Central facility is a candidate for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. The urgent care is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and is open weekends and holidays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. To learn more about Phoenix Central, please visit www.cignamedicalgroup.org. Media are welcome to attend the event. Please call ahead to arrange for special parking. About Cigna Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has approximately 75 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com. About Cigna Medical Group Cigna Medical Group is the group practice division of Cigna HealthCare of Arizona, Inc. and one of the Valley's largest multi-specialty group practices with 23 health care centers and two convenience care clinics located throughout metropolitan Phoenix. Each health care center is equipped with several medical services under one roof, so additional diagnostic needs such as lab work, imaging—even prescriptions—can be quickly obtained. To learn more about Cigna Medical Group, including a virtual tour and to follow us on Twitter, visit www.cignamedicalgroup.com.