Urgent care. It is a term that is synonymous with the kind of care that many Americans and people all around the world seek on a daily basis. It treats numerous conditions, such as broken bones, influenza, sprained ankles, bronchitis, strep throat, sore throat, lacerations, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and more.
There is little doubt that urgent care centers are growing in today’s world. An estimated 3 million patients visit urgent care centers each week, according to the Urgent Care Association of America. There are currently 20,000 physicians who practice Urgent Care medicine today. And this is due to several issues.
Americans have long had the issue, in some locales, in some places, where they have had a pressing medical issue but have been unable to see their primary care phys