Urgent Care Blog

5 Tips to Protect Your Peepers

Photo by Ramiro Mendes on Unsplash The eyes are an important part of overall health and well-being. We rely on our eyes to see of course and need our eyes to stay healthy so that issues do not arise in the future due to aging or other issues. To ensure proper eye health, there are steps one can take to ensure you always see your best. By learning how to maintain healthy eyes, you can have quality eyesight in your… Read More

3 Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider

When it comes to being healthy, doctor visits are required. We visit the eye doctor to promote good eye health and a family physician when we get sick or something is going on that we are unsure of. We rely on physicians to provide us with the best care, ensuring we take the right measures for our overall health and well-being. In the healthcare industry, Patient Safety Awareness Week was created to provide a… Read More

Do You Need 8 Hours of Sleep?

Photo by Katarzyna Kos on Unsplash National Sleep Awareness Week (March 4 – 10) marks a time when consideration is given to how much sleep we need. For decades, the old adage was that eight hours of sleep per day would leave one feeling rested and revitalized. However, is this really true? Is eight hours of sleep the magic number, where everyone will feel great and never be tired? Sleep is a fundamental gauge… Read More

Forbes: Urgent Care Industry Hits $18 Billion As Big Players Drive Growth

As some of the biggest names in healthcare including Walgreens Boots Alliance and UnitedHealth Group open more urgent care centers, growth is projected to reach nearly 6% in 2018, new reports and companies say. “The $18 billion industry is expected to grow 5.8% in 2018, offering services beyond a typical primary care office,” the Urgent Care Association of America said in a new report on the industry's… Read More