Urgent Care News

10 July, 2015

Emergency Department visits can be tough to handle. A lot of folks still use the ER as a primary care environment because their insurance coverage is indecipherable or inadequate, or because they don’t have a primary care physician (some areas have a severe shortage). that increases wait times. Also, if you’re in there for a “minor” emergency, you may be repeatedly moved to the back of the line as more urgent cases, like heart attacks, come into the facility. So what is the solution?

First, learn what defines URGENT care vs EMERGENCY care. An urgent care clinic is basically an alternative to seeing a primary care physician for a twisted ankle, a minor cut or minor fracture, a mild fever or illness. At an urgent care clinif, your son may have received the medical attention he needed much more quickly. Read The Full Article.

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