Clinical & Urgent Care Center

  • An urgent care center is a convenient option when illness strikes outside of regular office hours. Urgent care offers an alternative to waiting for hours in a hospital Emergency Room. Acute care represents the majority of what Urgent Care Medicine specialists do.
  • With healthcare trending toward value-based care, more patients are seeking care at urgent care centers as well as retail clinic.
  • Urgent care is projected to increase approximately 6 percent each year.1
  • In the United States, there are approximately 8,285 urgent care centers as of June 2018.
  • Each year, urgent care centers provide care for nearly 160 million U.S. patients.2
  • Urgent care centers often serve as an alternative to emergency rooms, with physicians on staff and more advanced equipment such as an X-ray and EKG on hand.