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Urgent Care Centers-New Alternative to ER

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Author: 
Heather DeMello
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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It’s Saturday afternoon and your 6-year old son falls and injuries his wrist during a soccer game. His wrist is now tender and swollen, but your physician’s office is closed for the weekend. What do you do? When someone needs immediate medical care the first line of advice is to seek help at the nearest emergency room. But is this truly an emergency? A trip to the emergency room almost always involves a long wait and a high copay.

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Urgent Care Facilities

Friday, July 25, 2014

Author: 
Kelsey McCullough
Friday, July 25, 2014

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With the rising costs of medical care it is important to be a smart healthcare consumer. Urgent care facilities can be a great alternative to going to an Emergency Room which normally have high prices associated with them.

An Emergency room in usually attached to a hospital and runs twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year. An ER is where to go in emergency situations or if you need an ambulance. However if are in a nonlife threatening situation an urgent care facility can be a smart alternative.

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Emergency Room or Urgent Care

Friday, November 15, 2013

Author: 
Suzanne Hogan
Friday, November 15, 2013

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With the costs of health care increasing in all aspects, it is important to understand the difference between emergency rooms and urgent care centers. If you find yourself in an emergency situation, don't hesitate to go to the emergency department of a hospital but if you have a less threatening condition, consider an urgent care facility.

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Emergency Care Breaking Your Bank?

Friday, September 28, 2012

Author: 
Kim Mayo
Friday, September 28, 2012

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When a hectic and health threatening situation arises, the first thought that comes to mind is dialing 911, but when do we think about the cost of that necessary ambulance ride? You would never want to put a price on someone’s life; however, the emergency room can actually charge a pretty penny for simple procedures. In college, accidents can happen in the blink of an eye and luckily a majority of us students have health insurance either through the university or parents.

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