Advances in Urgent Care Tech Make it Easier to Automate Patient Registration

The patient registration process is a prime opportunity for your urgent care center to create positive patient experiences. In fact, it’s critical to get this portion of the patient encounter right...

UnitedHealthcare to Stop Reimbursing for HCPC Code S9083

Urgent care billers take note: as of January 1, 2018, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) Commercial in New Jersey and UnitedHealthcare Oxford of New Jersey will no longer reimburse for HCPC code S9083. This...

National Survey Highlights Why Urgent Care Should Work with Primary Care Practices

The results of a recent national survey highlight just how vital it is for urgent care providers to build positive relationships with primary care physicians.

Urgent Cares Beware of Trojan Horse Patient Check-in Systems

Urgent care providers should be wary of new patient check-in systems that purport to cut down their wait times, keep their waiting rooms full and improve their online reviews. They may sound like...

What Do New Payment Methods Mean for Urgent Care?

New payment methods are overtaking the fee-for-service model traditionally used in the urgent care industry. In fact, some major payors no longer offer fee-for-service contracts for urgent care...

Self-Service Technology Empowers Urgent Care Users

Self-check grocery lines. Redbox movie rentals. Mobile banking. And now eRegistration for your urgent care visit? Self-service technology is everywhere, including the health care field. It empowers...

Westbank, Fast Pace Rise to Need in Aftermath of Hurricanes

Dr. Douglas Mehaffie knows what it feels like when a hurricane forces you to become a refugee in your own country. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, he and his wife and kids found...

Should You Hop on the Orthopedic Urgent Care Bandwagon?

Back in 2014, Forbes magazine reported that almost none of the urgent care centers in the U.S. were dedicated to providing orthopedic services. Only three years later, the urgent care industry has...

For MedAccess Urgent Care, Switching to Practice Velocity EMR was “Seamless”

MedAccess Urgent Care owner Dr. Dan Phillips says one of the worst business decisions he’s made is switching from Practice Velocity to a different EMR provider. “We were looking to the future and had...

Practice Velocity Client CRH Healthcare Named to Inc. 5000 List

It all started in 2012 with two business partners and a PowerPoint presentation. Only five years later, CRH Healthcare, which stands for “Consumer Retail Healthcare,” has made the 2017 Inc. 5000...

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