There is a reason that urgent care centers represent one of the fastest growing parts of the Ameriican healthcare system. These centers fill an important hole in our health care system.
While emergency rooms are effective, they are also often expensive and have long waits, making it unfeasible to have more minor maladies treated there. Did you know that the typical emergency room visit costs an average of 1,500 dollars, while treatment an an urgent care facility costs on average under 150 dollars? That is just one tenth of the cost of ERs.
However, these sicknesses and pains should receive medical attention, but many times primary physicians