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An Urgent Case of Pink Eye Treatment

Click the link below to read the full article written by Peter Lamelas, M.D., CEO and Chief Medical Officer of MD Now Urgent Care An Urgent Case for Pink Eye Treatment Parenting Plus, April 2014 issue

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Palm Beach Post: Flu season starting; swine strain dominates

At the twelve MD Now urgent care clinics across Palm Beach County, one or two people a day now enter with fevers and aches, and leave with the same diagnosis: flu. “It’s here,” Dr. Peter Lamelas, founder of the MD Now, said Monday. “It’s up from last week.” Check out the entire Palm Beach Post article here  (http://m.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/flu-season-starting-swine-strain-dominates/ncTMc/) The… Read More

Which is Cheaper Out of Pocket: Urgent Care Facility or Hospital ER?

By Dalia Bose | Yahoo! Contributor Network Can an urgent patient care center not accepting insurance be cheaper than a hospital emergency room? I found out an urgent care center actually costs less than an office co pay after insurance reimbursement. Recently, on a 15 degree winter morning, in the midst of rushing from one errand to another, my finger caught into the heavy car door and snapped. With both cost and… Read More

Flu Activity Picks Up Nationwide

CDC recommends vaccination and antiviral treatment against influenza Influenza activity continues to increase in the United States and most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness (ILI), according to CDC’s latest FluViewreport. “Reports of influenza-like-illness (ILI) are nearing what have been peak levels during moderately severe seasons,” according to Dr. Joe Bresee. CDC… Read More