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Is Urgent Care the New Primary Care?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 5/29/19 8:00 AM

If asked what a healthcare revolution looks like, many people might say sweeping legislative reforms, new technologies, and breakthrough cures for cancer. 

But most revolutions look nothing like that. Instead, they develop over time, shaped by long-term societal trends and changing consumer demands and expectations. 

The rise of urgent care centers in the U.S. is an example. From modest beginnings in the 1970s, the growth of urgent care has accelerated from steady to extraordinary. A 2017 report by MarketsandMarkets™ estimates that the value of the U.S. urgent care market will reach $16 billion by 2023

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Topics: EHR, Urgent Care, primary care physician

Righttime Medical: Building a New Medical Model

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/11/18 6:00 AM

What happens when primary care practices don’t provide patients with the service they demand, including flexible hours? Someone else does.

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Interoperability, Urgent Care, pediatric

CityMD: Transforming walk-in and urgent care

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/3/17 6:00 AM

The ‘New York Minute’ Difference

Does a minute make any difference in your life? How about two minutes? Or three?

At CityMD, every minute counts.

Perhaps that’s because the network of walk-in medical clinics covers much of metropolitan New York City and northern New Jersey, where life is so fast-paced that Americans everywhere are familiar with the expression a “New York minute.”

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Topics: Kiosk, Urgent Care, Walk-in clinic

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