• 01 2015 February

    Medication Issues in Urgent Care

    Urgent message: Polypharmacy—taking multiple medications to treat several chronic medical problems—puts patients at increased risk of developing additional health issues when they are prescribed even more medications for acute conditions in an urgent care center. JASMEET SINGH BHOGAL, MD It is not uncommon for patients, especially elderly patients, presenting to an urgent care center to have multiple medical problems. This

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    Urgent message: Polypharmacy—taking multiple medications to treat several chronic medical problems—puts patients at increased risk of developing additional health issues when they are prescribed even more medications for acute conditions in an urgent care center. JASMEET SINGH BHOGAL, MD It is not uncommon for patients, especially elderly patients, presenting to an urgent care center to have multiple medical problems. This

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  • 01 2015 February

    A Process Approach to Differentiating Your Urgent Care Brand by Ensuring That Patients Leave Satisfied

    Urgent message: Rapid growth of the urgent care industry has led to increased competition but little differentiation among urgent care providers, which consumers tend to view as “pretty much the same.” The opportunity for urgent care is thus to foster patient loyalty by creating differentiated brands, which starts by taking a process approach to the patient experience. ALAN A. AYERS,

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    Urgent message: Rapid growth of the urgent care industry has led to increased competition but little differentiation among urgent care providers, which consumers tend to view as “pretty much the same.” The opportunity for urgent care is thus to foster patient loyalty by creating differentiated brands, which starts by taking a process approach to the patient experience. ALAN A. AYERS,

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  • 29 2014 December

    Creating an Inclement-Weather Policy for Your Urgent Care Center

    Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc, is Practice Management Editor for JUCM, serves on the Board Directors of the Urgent Care Association of America, and is Vice-President of Corporate Development for Concentra Urgent Care. Urgent Message: Every urgent care center should have a policy addressing the various issues of communication, safety, pay, operations, and human resources that will undoubtedly come up

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    Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc, is Practice Management Editor for JUCM, serves on the Board Directors of the Urgent Care Association of America, and is Vice-President of Corporate Development for Concentra Urgent Care. Urgent Message: Every urgent care center should have a policy addressing the various issues of communication, safety, pay, operations, and human resources that will undoubtedly come up

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Boy with Leg Rash, Knee Pain, and Abdominal Pain

This photograph was taken of a 6-year-old boy who presented with a rash on his legs. Two weeks earlier, he had an upper respiratory infection.

February 11, 2015
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Is It Measles or Something Else?

Urgent message: Although measles was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000, outbreaks continue to occur, with unvaccinated travelers most often being the carriers

February 24, 2015
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Medication Issues in Urgent Care

Urgent message: Polypharmacy—taking multiple medications to treat several chronic medical problems—puts patients at increased risk of developing additional health issues when they are prescribed even more medications for acute conditions in an urgent care center. JASMEET SINGH BHOGAL, MD It is not uncommon for patients, especially elderly patients, presenting to

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A Process Approach to Differentiating Your Urgent Care Brand by Ensuring That Patients Leave Satisfied

Urgent message: Rapid growth of the urgent care industry has led to increased competition but little differentiation among urgent care providers, which consumers tend to view as “pretty much the same.” The opportunity for urgent care is thus to foster patient loyalty by creating differentiated brands, which starts by taking

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