Urgent care centers are popping up all throughout the country, with now well over 7,000 urgent care locations found from coast to coast and everywhere in between as well – at least according to the data that was collected back in the year of 2016. In the years that have transpired since, the number of urgent care clinics has only continued to be on the rise. And these urgent care centers are also growing more and more popular, with data more than backing up this claim. After all, this data shows that more than one quarter (around 27%, to be just a bit more specific) of the population has visited at least one walk in clinic over the course of the last few years, with many people going more than just the once in this same span of time.
But why, exactly, is this the case? What can be attributed to the rise of the urgent care center? For one thing, it provides a viable and cost effective alternative to other forms of medical care. In comparison to the typical emergency room, an urgentRead More