Why Hospital EMR Systems Don’t Work in Urgent Care

To achieve urgent care success within a hospital system, it’s critical to have the right tools. Your arsenal must include the best location, visible signage, ample parking, great staff focused on...

What Urgent Care Operators Should Know about Pokémon Go

What do urgent care operators need to consider about opportunities for urgent care center marketing and utilization during the Pokémon Go craze? There are business opportunities on the advertising...

4 Marketing Techniques to Try Instead of Urgent Care Coupons or Giveaways

Given the growing number of convenient care options in the marketplace, it might seem like a good idea to send mailers with urgent care coupons for discounts or other giveaways. But what are the...

Are urgent care centers hiring paramedics?

There’s expansion across the country in both the urgent care market and the number of jobs for paramedics. But does the supply align with the demand? In many cases, the answer is yes.

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...

Do You Need An Urgent Care Security Plan?

Even though we all like to plan for the best, it’s important to prepare for the worst and have an organized urgent care security plan.

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...

Free Webinar: Employee Engagement is the Key First Step in Urgent Care Profitability

Employee engagement is critical to urgent care success. That’s because you’re operating in a retail-oriented side of healthcare, and you’re often asking lower paid workers to go above and beyond....

Physician shortage means more demand, higher salaries for urgent care doctors

A new report shows a spike in starting salaries for urgent care doctors and others across the U.S. as the physician shortage continues. The high demand for doctors is good news for those hoping to...

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