Clinics & Urgent Care Centers
1 2015 National Emergency Room Inventory- USA: http://www.emnet-usa.org/nedi/nedi_usa.html
2 Moore BJ (IBM Watson Health), Stocks C (AHRQ), Owens PL (AHRQ). Trends in Emergency Department Visits, 2006–2014. HCUP Statistical Brief #227. September 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb227-Emergency-Department-VisitTrends.pdf
3 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2007. Hospital-Based Emergency Care: At a Breaking Point. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
4 CDC. National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2015 Emergency Department Summary Tables. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhamcs/web_tables/2015_ed_web_tables.pdf.
6 Alkon, C. What’s behind the growth of urgent care clinics? Medical Economics. Aug 29, 2018. http://www.medicaleconomics.com/business/whats-behind-growth-urgent-care-clinics.
6 Urgent Care Association of America. http://www.ucaoa.org/?page=IndustryFAQs
7 Becker’s ASC Review. https://www.beckersasc.com/asc-quality-infection-control/5-statistics-on-urgent-care-centers-emergency-departments.html
8 Wade, E. Investigating the Rise of Retail Clinics. Clinician Today. April 11, 2018.
9 Retail Clinic Visits Increase Despite Use Lagging Among Individually Insured Americans. Blue Cross Blue Shield: The Health of America Report #10. 2016.
10 The Evolving Role of Retail Clinics. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2016. https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9491-2.html