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When cold and flu symptoms become unmanageable, patients often find it difficult to get a fast appointment with primary care doctors, whose appointment schedules are frequently full weeks in advance. Yet, cold and flu symptoms rarely merit a visit to the emergency room. The alternative for many of these patients is an urgent care center. … Read more

Urgent Care Centers on the Rise

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According to The Urgent Care Association of America, there are now more than 17,000 urgent care centers in the United States. The National Association For Ambulatory Care (NAFAC) says that urgent care is the fastest growing health care segment. The facilities are offering an alternative to primary care doctors’ offices and hospital emergency rooms. The … Read more