Clinical CarePandemic Highlights Need for Urgent Care Clinics for Women
For years, many women with common but urgent conditions like painful urinary tract infections or excessive bleeding in the aftermath...
TelehealthAmazon Care Expansion Positions Company to Become Significant Healthcare Player
Company will begin contracting with employers this summer to provide telehealth services to their employees in 50 states plus in-home...
StrategyMedStar Health Acquires Urgent Care Provider, Expands Services
The health system, which serves Maryland and Washington D.C., will double its urgent care services through the acquisition of Righttime...
Clinical CareParents Complain That Pediatricians, Wary of COVID, Shift Sick Kids to Urgent Care
As doctors and medical practices nationwide navigate a new normal with COVID-19 again surging, some are relying on urgent care...
Covid-19Millions of Californians Put Off Urgent Care During Coronavirus Pandemic
As the coronavirus pandemic enters its seventh month, a survey finds deteriorating mental health and rising stress among 96% of...
Clinical Care4-Step Process for Providing Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing
When healthcare organizations administer drive-thru testing, they limit virus exposure inside their facilities.
Clinical CarePrimary Care Visits Fell Sharply From 2008 to 2016, Commercial Payer Data Shows
For a large, national commercial payer, primary care visits among health plan members decreased 24.2% from 2008 to 2016.
Clinical CareIntermountain, CDC Develop 4-Part Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative for Urgent Care
The CDC awarded a $1.8 million contract to Intermountain and the University of Utah to improve antibiotic stewardship at urgent...
Clinical CareHow to Implement Antibiotic Stewardship at Urgent Care Clinics
Gaining support for antibiotic stewardship in the urgent care setting involves commitment from top leadership down to the clinic staff...
InnovationHow Intermountain Lowers Costs Through Virtual Care
A study finds that the total costs for the health system's urgent care telehealth program are substantially less than care...
Clinical CareGain Insights About Your Patients' Preferences for Care Settings
In a recent survey, out-of-pockets costs and wait times had a limited impact on patient choice of care settings.
Clinical CareCancer Urgent Care Clinics Slow Growth of ER Utilization
A cancer urgent care clinic in Texas reduced growth of emergency department utilization by more than half.