Are you looking for a place where you can get family health care right away if there is a sudden medical issue that arrives? If the situation is not life-threatening you may want to consider going to an urgent care facility rather than visiting the emergency room.
In fact, in 2010 the Rand Corporation reported that almost 20% ER trips could have been handled at immediate care. This may have resulted in as much as $4.4 billion in health care savings for a year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly half of the adults who went to the emergency room but were not so ill that they could stay at the hospital said they went to ER because their primary doctor was not available. Unfortunately, less than 3 Read More