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Parenting Article: An Urgent Case for Pink Eye Treatment

Posted on April 20, 2014

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An Urgent Case of Pink Eye Treatment

Posted on April 20, 2014

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

Palm Beach Post: Flu season starting; swine strain dominates

Posted on December 25, 2013

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 Florida Department of Health reports… Read More

Emergency Care vs Urgent Care

Posted on August 12, 2013

It can be frightening when a sudden illness or injury strikes, especially if your regular doctor is not available. You need to make a choice quickly about where to get the medical attention you need. But, it’s also important to have all the facts before you seek care.What Are My Options? Emergency Rooms: Emergency rooms are open 24 hours a day… 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

Flu Activity Picks Up Nationwide

Posted on January 7, 2013

CDC recommends vaccination and antiviral treatment against influenzaInfluenza 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 continues to recommend influenza vaccination… 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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