• 01 2016 February

    Urgent Care Management of Geriatric Falls

    Urgent message: Falls are a common reason for geriatric patients to present for medical care. In this population, even seemingly minor falls can lead to significant injury, and falls may occur in the first place because of serious underlying medical illnesses. It is critical for the urgent care provider to

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    Urgent message: Falls are a common reason for geriatric patients to present for medical care. In this population, even seemingly minor falls can lead to significant injury, and falls may occur in the first place because of serious underlying medical illnesses. It is critical for the urgent care provider to

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  • 22 2016 January

    Take the Blinders Off Your Eyes—and Ears

    URGENT MESSAGE: Over time, urgent care operators become desensitized by what they see and hear every day—a serious challenge to continual improvement and, therefore, success. In this second installment of her guest blog on “blinders,” Lou Ellen Horwitz describes how what is said in an urgent care center influences patient

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    URGENT MESSAGE: Over time, urgent care operators become desensitized by what they see and hear every day—a serious challenge to continual improvement and, therefore, success. In this second installment of her guest blog on “blinders,” Lou Ellen Horwitz describes how what is said in an urgent care center influences patient

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  • 08 2016 January

    To See a Brighter Future, Take Off Your Blinders!

    URGENT MESSAGE: Ongoing success requires that the urgent care operator keep his or her eyes open for opportunities to improve the patient experience. The challenge is that the operator can become desensitized by what he/she sees every day. In this guest blog, Lou Ellen Horwitz explains that effective operators must

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    To See a Brighter Future, Take Off Your Blinders!

    URGENT MESSAGE: Ongoing success requires that the urgent care operator keep his or her eyes open for opportunities to improve the patient experience. The challenge is that the operator can become desensitized by what he/she sees every day. In this guest blog, Lou Ellen Horwitz explains that effective operators must

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Forearm Pain in a 12-Year-Old Patient After a Fall

Forearm Pain in a 12-Year-Old Patient After a Fall

A 12-year-old girl presents to an urgent care center with pain in her right forearm. She reports that the pain started the previous evening when

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Take the Blinders Off Your Eyes—and Ears

URGENT MESSAGE: Over time, urgent care operators become desensitized by what they see and hear every day—a serious challenge to continual improvement and, therefore, success.

January 22, 2016
To See a Brighter Future, Take Off Your Blinders!
Drug-Resistant Lice: A Nuisance or an Opportunity for Urgent Care?

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February 2016

February 1, 2016
Urgent Care Diagnosis and Management of Tick-Borne Diseases
January 2016
December 30, 2015
Urgent Care Evaluation of Diarrhea
December 2015
December 1, 2015
Urgent Care Solutions for Health Systems to Improve Access
November 2015
November 1, 2015
Managing Hypertensive Emergencies in the Urgent Care Setting
October 2015
October 1, 2015

Clinical

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Urgent Care Management of Geriatric Falls

Urgent message: Falls are a common reason for geriatric patients to present for medical care. In this population, even seemingly minor falls can lead to significant injury, and falls may occur in the first place because of serious underlying medical illnesses. It is critical for the urgent care provider to

February 1, 2016
Urgent Care Management of Acute Otitis Media in Children
Urgent Care Diagnosis and Management of Tick-Borne Diseases
Urgent Care Evaluation of Diarrhea
Impact of a Pharmacist- Provided Comprehensive Medication Review Service for Urgent Care Patients
An Urgent Care Approach to Burns

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From ZoomCare to ZOOM+: What Can Urgent Care Learn?

Urgent message: ZoomCare, which operates 28 walk-in clinics in the Pacific Northwest, has long been a technological innovator, launching web registration, scheduling, and telemedicine in its markets. In the past year, ZoomCare has evolved further to create ZOOM+, integrating urgent care with insurance, primary care, wellness, specialists, and ancillary services. As ZOOM+ redefines the

February 1, 2016
Janitorial and Maintenance Roundtable: Best Practices for Managing Environmental Services
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Urgent Care Solutions for Health Systems to Improve Access
Improving the Patient Experience by Thinking Differently About Waiting
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