There are many statistics about urgent centers that are worth noting at the start of this article. They involve the number of physicians who practice Urgent Care Medicine today, the number of urgent care centers that are open seven days a week, the most common diagnosis in an urgent care center, and the different illnesses and ailments they treat.
- There are currently 20,000 physicians who practice Urgent Care Medicine today.
- Eighty-five percent of urgent care centers are open seven days a week.
- The most common diagnosis in an urgent care center was upper respiratory condition, and the most common procedure was wound repair in 2012.
- Four out of five urgent care centers provide fracture care.
There are many ailments that afflict those who seek treatment