For a simple cough or cold that is causing you extreme discomfort, the idea of sitting in an emergency room for hours may seem daunting and simply not worth it. However, until recently this was the only option for many of us struggling with irritating ailments when we could not make it to the doctors… Continue reading Avoiding Long Waits at the Emergency Room
What began as a small movement in the 1970s, urgent care has since grown exponentially. The proliferation of urgent health care clinics is due in large part to their efficiency (patients can expect to be treated far more quickly than in an understaffed hospital), but also the cost savings (a 2010 study found that nearly… Continue reading Broken Toe? Get Thee to Urgent Care!