Should You Go to the Emergency Department or Urgent Care? How to Know
Let’s face it. Ailments and injuries don’t only happen during the daytime hours, and many doctors’ offices are open only during the day. It used to be that the only option after the doctor’s office closed for the day was to go to the emergency room. Now there is another choice: urgent care. Because of this
Should I Go to the Emergency Room or Urgent Care?
You can face a tough decision when an accident or sickness occurs outside your doctor's normal business hours.
10 Weird but Real Medical Conditions
You've probably never heard of these rare, weird medical conditions, but they're real and affect people across the globe.
Learn the Benefits of Seeking Urgent Care Services in West Stockton
In an effort to ease overcrowding in emergency rooms, and reduce health care cost for certain patients, hospitals have invested in the urgent care industry. Currently, the urgent care industry is g…
How Are Urgent Care Doctors Different?
Here are a few of the differences between urgent care doctors and emergency care.
Urgent Care: 2 Common Respiratory Disorders and How to Manage Them
Bellevue is home to a large and growing community of Washington retirees. That’s not surprising – this city is ranked among the best places to live in the United States. Along with age,…
Urgent Care Is the Surprisingly Good Answer to the Emergency Room Crisis
Urgent cares, retail clinics, and concierge medicine are changing how we stay healthy.
How to Make Friends With Urgent Care
Most of our patients will eventually seek urgent care, so we need to get along.
Debunking the Top 10 Misconceptions About Urgent Care
Pacific Family Practice explains the top ten myths about urgent care facilities, including why an urgent care center could beat the ER.
How to choose the best urgent care clinic for a child
Important things to keep in mind when choosing an urgent care clinic for a child.
6 Tips for Reputation Management of Urgent Care Centers
Online reputation has the big impact on any healthcare businesses or urgent care centers. Learn 6 crucial tips to manage it effectively.
Should You Go to an Urgent Care or the ER?
When someone in the family gets hurt, of course you want them to get medical help immediately. But unless it’s a life-threatening emergency, an urgent care center – not the ER – may be the best place to seek treatment.
First Med Urgent Care: What Is Stomach Flu?
Information From First Med Urgent Care When patients visit an urgent care and hear the words “stomach flu” it is commonly misinterpreted as Influenza or what we call the “flu.” Our urgent care would like to clear this little misconception and explain what the stomach flu really is, in case you don’t know. Stomach flu …
How EDs match up to urgent care centers in Yelp reviews
From Becker’s: A review of more than 100,000 Yelp reviews found emergency departments are viewed as providing higher care quality but lack in ease of service when compared to urgent care cent…
What you may not know about Methodist Urgent Care
Methodist Urgent Care does much more than treat colds and strep throat. Our providers & staff are trained to diagnose treat most non-life threatening injuries & illnesses
Hurt or Sick? Some Reasons why Urgent Care Services May Be Helpful
Urgent care and a visit to the emergency room are options when your doctor’s office is closed. While you might need to see a doctor, you might not feel like it’s a true emergency. Inste…
How to Know If an Urgent Care Provider is the Right Choice For You
Bellevue urgent care providers provide a sensible alternative to emergency rooms and traditional doctors. Their convenient hours and affordable rates make them an ideal choice for non-life threaten…
Virginia Mason to open urgent care clinic in Federal Way Aug. 3
A new urgent care clinic is coming to Federal Way.
Learn how to get access to urgent care 24 hours a day
Franciscan Health System has introduced Franciscan Virtual Urgent Care, a health care service that allows anyone in its South Sound service area to receive a...
Lynnwood Urgent Care Clinics—Just One Way to Save on Healthcare Costs
People often say that health trumps wealth, but these days being wealthy seems to be a requisite for being healthy. In fact, hospital bills have become so expensive. Tara Culp-Ressler writes, in an…