Urgent care centers actually represent one of the fastest-growing segments within the American health care system. In short, urgent care centers are more convenient, cheaper, and provide high quality medical treatment to all those who choose to enter urgent care buildings looking for medical treatment. Interestingly, according to a study conducted by the Center for Disease Control, almost half of all ER patients who were not sick enough to be admitted to the hospital said they only went to the ER because their physicians’ offices were closed.
One of the best things about urgent care facilities is that there are 24 hr urgent care facilities. Sickness, like crime, doesn’t sleep or take days off. Conversely, only about 29 percent of primary care doctors have after-hours coverage. Plus,