Episode 16: Urgent Care Pre-Opening Marketing Ideas for a New Center

Marketing for an urgent care center shouldn’t wait until the center opens. About 30 days prior to a center’s opening, assuming insurance contracts are in place and providers are credentialed, a...

Episode 15: The Best Time to Open a New Urgent Care Center

Whether a start-up urgent care struggles, survives or thrives is due in large part to when it opens. The urgent care business is highly seasonal, with the greatest demand typically being in the...

Severe Weather Planning 411 for Your Urgent Care Center

The warmer spring temperatures are welcomed by most but bring with them an increased likelihood of severe weather, including tornadoes and other storms.

Ask Dr. Stern: Starting a metropolitan urgent care center

Q: I am planning to open an urgent care center in a downtown metropolitan city in Missouri. My first question is how I should approach the subject of EMR and coding and how to look at the costs and...

HealthCARE Express Breaks Ground on New Urgent Care Center

Congratulations to Practice Velocity customer HealthCARE Express on breaking ground for your 10th location! While traveling in the area, we were excited to stop by Midwest City, Okla., on Aug. 27...

Nationally Certify Your Urgent Care Center

Did you know you can nationally certify your urgent care center?

ICD-9 Coding in the Urgent Care Center

Question: Recently, we received the following question about urgent care ICD-9 coding. A nursing supervisor through our parent hospital is questioning the ability of an MA to legally write in ICD-9...

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