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