In Defense of Urgent Care: Convenient Care Isn’t Driving Up Healthcare Costs

A new report from PwC’s Health Research Institute points to higher urgent care utilization as driving up healthcare costs. But looking through the study, there are plenty of reasons to question that...

It’s a Win-Win for Healthcare as Hospital Systems Acquire Urgent Care Centers

Hospital chains and insurance companies making moves to integrate urgent care centers in a rash of recent mergers and acquisitions, a new Wall Street Journal report says.

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...

Get Free Urgent Care Advertising by Being a Healthcare Expert

One of the tips I offer in my urgent care marketing video “How to Get Free Advertising” is to build good relationships with your local media by offering to be a local expert for any stories they...

U.S. Lags in After-Hours Healthcare Access

Jonathon Cohn writes today in The New Republic that the USA lags behind many countries in after-hours healthcare access. He suggests that "market forces" could be applied to help solve this problem....

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