Archive for December 10, 2013
Urgent care facilities are gaining in popularity all across the nation. This is because these moderately sized medical practices can guarantee a shorter wait time than is found in hospital ERs, and they can provide their services that many people are looking for. In 2010, a study conducted by the Rand corporation found that one fifth of all visits to an ER could be treated just as well at an urgent care facility. This study legitimized the mission of urgent care facilities and proved that they could take on an extra $4.4 billion in medical costs, that would work to save both hospitals and patients money.
What is an urgent care center?
Urgent care centers are a specialized category of medical facility that cater to the needs of walk in patients. These medical aid providers are focused on the delivery o