Tips on Staying Healthy this Season

At times, it can seem almost impossible to stay healthy this time of year. With cold and flu season well underway, it can be difficult to avoid these illnesses. Luckily, there are a few tricks that can help you take care of yourself this season.

Wash Your Hands Often

Frequent hand washing is often listed as the number one way to prevent the spread of germs. While you have likely heard this advice before, there is a reason why it is so highly recommended by medical professionals.… Read More...

Care Confusion How Urgent Care Centers Have Shaken Up the Health Care Industry

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The American healthcare system is a far cry from what it used to be, and that’s a good thing. Prior to the urgent medical care movement, which began nearly 40 years ago, healthcare was pretty simple in that it was black and white: hospitals and primary care physician offices. However, when the urgent care movement began to gain traction — and make money — the healthcare industry was changed for the better.

Urgent care centers are designed to bridge the broad gap between the level of care administered by hospital emergency departments and primary care physician offices.… Read More...

Why Urgent Care is Especially Important This Cold and Flu Season

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It’s that time of year again folks. Cold and flu season is officially in full swing, meaning runny and stuff noses, sore throats, fever, cough, and body aches are everywhere to be found (literally).

However, this cold and flu season is expected to be — well, it already is — particularly nasty thanks to the H3N2 virus. According to a report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last , the season may reach it’s peak this month.… Read More...

Where Urgent Care And The Digital Age Meet

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The American healthcare industry is in the midst of a revolution it seems, between the introduction of Obamacare as well as the continued demand for convenient, affordable, and quality healthcare. Urgent care centers are focused on bridging the gap between booked primary care physician offices and overburdened hospital emergency rooms.

One regarded as “doc in a box clinics, urgent care facilities operate mostly on a walk in basis, and specialize in treating acutely occurring medical conditions that require immediate medical care, yet aren’t sever enough to warrant a visit to the emergency room.… Read More...