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Emergency Room Alternatives

Emergency Room Alternatives

Urgent Care vs. ER:  What’s the Difference?

Posted on May 2, 2019

While there are many similarities between the care provided by hospital emergency rooms and urgent care clinics, the biggest differences have to do with the types of services offered, treatment costs, and the convenience of obtaining care.Either an urgent care or ER facility can offer you care for non-life-threatening emergencies, and both are available beyond the normal operating hours… Read More

MD Now Urgent Care Answering Need for Emergency Room Alternatives

Posted on January 27, 2014

MD Now Medical Centers, the fastest growing Urgent Care company in Florida today announced its newest urgent care opening in West Boynton Beach at 6699 W. Boynton Beach Boulevard. This latest announcement marks the eighth MD Now Urgent Care center in Palm Beach County, raising the total of MD Now Urgent Care centers to 13 across South Florida.Palm Beach County… Read More

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

Posted on February 4, 2013

By Dalia Bose | Yahoo! Contributor NetworkCan 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… Read More

Tips to Help You Decide on Urgent Care vs. ER

Posted on April 19, 2012

It’s a Saturday afternoon, and your daughter turns an ankle on the soccer field. Or the earache your son has been fighting all week is suddenly worse, and now he has a fever. It’s a predicament almost every parent has found themselves in at one point of another. Chance are, the pediatrician’s office is closed since it is a weekend … Read More

The Case for Urgent Care

Posted on September 1, 2011

White Paper on the Urgent Care Industry from the Urgent Care Association of AmericaUrgent care centers have been open in the US for over thirty years and see between 71 and 160 million patient visits each year. As the US healthcare system faces issues with access to care, increasing patient needs, growing demands on the primary and emergency care systems… Read More

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