Monthly Archives November 2015

The Benefits of Visiting Urgent Care

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Urgent care centers are fairly a new thing comparatively. They have really proved beneficial to the communities where they are for the medical service as well as the patients. Urgent cares are known to be faster and more inexpensive than the regular emergency walk in clinic. Urgent care medical clinics have much to offer people in the way of treatment which reduces the enormous amount of cases that come in to an emergency room or hospital. Because of this, the free walk in clinic is almost more popular than the emergency room or even preferred over seeing a primary care doctor.

There are quite a few things that ensure that urgent cares are run effectively, professionally and eth

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Medical Treatments You Did Not Know You Could Get From Urgent Care

Orthopedic doctor

Urgent care centers were a relatively unknown concept less than a decade ago, but have grown to be a major staple in our medical system today. According to the Urgent Care Association of America, there are over 9,000 urgent care units in the United States. To put that in perspective, there are only 1,799 Target stores in our country; there are over four urgent care health clinics for every one Target store. Even within the medical infrastructure, there are only 5,025 emergency clinics, not much more than half of the number of urgent care clinics.

Bridging the Gap
Urgent care clinics offer services that fill the void between what your regular doctor can provide and having to going to the emergency clinic. Unlike a primary health physician, urgent care clinics take patients with

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3 Benefits of Urgent Care

urgent careAnyone who has ever been in the emergency room will tell you that if they had another care option, they would jump at it. Urgent care provides much of the same care, for less money and less time. There are so many benefits to visiting these centers. Read on for just a few of these benefits.

Less Wait
Over 69% of centers get their patients in for care in under 20 minutes. This translates to faster treatment, allowing you or your loved one to get back home to rest or heal. ER wait times range from a half hour to several hours in comparison, and often, if you have a ‘lesser’ injury, you will wait quite a while for any care. Rather than waiting in a waiting room for hours on end, go to these clinics and they will treat you efficiently and expertly.

Less Money
If you’ve ever been to the ER, you...

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