Category Minor illnesses

Emergency Medical and Urgent Services An Alternative to Hospital Emergency Room Visits

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Emergency medical and urgent services provide a convenient, quality, and cost-effective alternative to traditional hospital emergency room services. These facilities can provide care for the entire family, which includes infants and the elderly. Emergency medical and urgent services also tend to have advanced diagnostic and laboratory services, which is an added benefit.

Unnecessary Emergency Room Visits Are on the Rise

Emergency room visits, however, continue to be made for issues that are not life-threatening. Over the past 10 years, for example, there has been a 22% increase. While Americans do tend to rely on having access to care on a 24-hour basis, when they learn more about the available services at an urgent care facility, they may begin to change this pattern of behavior.

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