Understanding the Criteria for a Type B Emergency Department

Some consultants have been informing urgent care administrators that since they are a hospital-owned urgent care center, they are now classified a type B emergency department. Simply being a...

What’s the future of freestanding emergency departments?

As the number of freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) continues to rise, urgent care operators are right to be concerned about their presence on the market.

Emergency One Urgent Care accredited by UCAOA

Practice Velocity congratulates our client Emergency One Urgent Care and Occupational Health Center on receiving accreditation from the Urgent Care Association of America.

Urgent Care and Freestanding Emergency Departments

While exhibiting at the 2015 American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) conference, we talked with many emergency physicians at the Practice Velocity booth about urgent care and freestanding...

American College of Emergency Physicians Attacks Urgent Care

Urgent care physicians have long urged payors to encourage patients to use the much less costly hospital emergency department alternative. Payors around the country are finally figuring this out and...

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