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    but no one is being helped fast enough at an emergency room, so instead, people have turned to one of the fastest-growing segments of American health care: urgent care, a walk-in clinic. Although urgent care is not exactly like an emergency room, it is a clinic that handles many medical problems that are not too severe but need to be treated right away, especially if your primary care physician is not available. It is important that you realize that urgent care clinics are not a substitute for your primary care physician, but they are a great resource when you need care but can not get in with your doctor. Visiting an urgent care center is a great alternative…

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    Urgent care is a $16 billion a year industry and is expected to grow about 3.5 percent a year for the next decade, making it one of the fastest-growing segments of the health care system, according to IBIS World, a market research firm. What is the difference between Urgent care and Emergency care that is making Urgent care a fast-growing industry? Could it be that Urgent Care is a happy median between your practical doctor and an emergency room or its wide accessibility? Urgent care is a…

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    physician, or even get an update. This is why Urgent Care Centers are beginning to partner up with local hospitals in order to fulfill the important needs of patients with non-life-threatening injuries, rather than seeing them as mostly competitors. In order to understand how Urgent Care Centers and Hospitals operate, it is important to know the current conditions, patient care, and the importance of these two facilities. These two health care centers are slowly…

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    What Is Urgent Care?

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    These days, it seems like a new walk in clinic or urgent care facility is popping up on every corner. Though, despite their prevalence, many people have yet to take advantage of the services they provide. So what exactly should you expect when visiting a walk-in clinic? Below, the licensed physicians at Immediate Medical Care Center in Darien, CT discuss a few of the treatments and advantages. What Is Urgent Care? When an injury or illness does not justify an Emergency Room visit but cannot…

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    Urgent Care Case Study

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    What Is Urgent Care In Coral Gables? An urgent care center is a type of clinic that provides care to patients who need immediate medical services. No appointment is required to visit an urgent care center. Urgent care centers are the best choice for people who have an illness or injury that is not life-threatening, but it needs to be treated immediately. Cuts requiring stitches, sprains and broken bones are examples of some of the things that can be treated an urgent care center. You can also…

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    Case Study: Urgent Care

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    Urgent care began in the late 1970s and was created to meet a need in a community. The growth from the 1970s – 1980s was slow and steady in comparative to the concept “doc in a box” that one could see without appointment gained popularity. The industry, subsequently gained its respect and vast expansion over the past twenty (20) years as a viable place to receive healthcare when one could not get into one’s “regular” physician (Urgent Care Association of America). The last five (5) years, the…

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    Urgent Care: A Case Study

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    Urgent care practice management needs are unique to other specialty care delivery models in myriad ways, from registration to diagnosing and follow up protocol. Implementing urgent care EMR systems demands an expanded coding library and flexible billing software compared to a cardiology or dermatology practice because the nature of patient services in an urgent care center is primarily driven the patient’s chief complaint. A patient presenting with non-specific lower back pain may have a soft…

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    physician office hours. How can you know what warrants a trip to a pediatric urgent care, an Emergency Room or what can possibly wait until Monday when your physician's office resumes regular office hours? There are many gray areas that require the discretion or gut feeling of the parent, but some situations warrant a trip to an Urgent Care that specializes in Pediatrics or even a trip to the Emergency Room. Whare are definite signs that warrant a trip to the Emergency Room? If you have an…

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    Over a year ago little did I realize how much my life would change by accepting a job as a receptionist at Prestige Urgent Care. During that time I didn't know I would be a part of a group of people who truly care for people's health. Before working as a receptionist I worked in the food industry. I switched jobs so I can expand my work knowledge into a field that I have not experienced. I wanted to gain insight of working in an office setting. Working in an medical office has helped gain more…

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    Brands cannot exist in isolation often times there are other resources that will be required to provide adequate care. Working within a larger environment will allow the brand to expand the various types of services that are available. If a brand is deemed incapable of offering multiply services to meet the consumers’ need, then the likely hood that the brand will succeed is restricted. Having numerous relationship strengthens the brand, but attempting to stand alone will limit the numbers or…

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