• 21 2018 May

    The Dangers of Sitting Down on the Job

    Urgent message: Prolonged sitting has been called the “new smoking” causing a host of diseases, making it a concern for both employees and employers.   Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc

    ( Read More )

    Urgent message: Prolonged sitting has been called the “new smoking” causing a host of diseases, making it a concern for both employees and employers.   Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc

    read more →
  • 07 2018 May

    Beware of Digital Distractions in the Workplace

    Urgent message: While the launch of handheld technologies, email, messaging, and social media brought an immediate increase in productivity through the ability to access information instantly, over time these modern wonders

    ( Read More )

    Urgent message: While the launch of handheld technologies, email, messaging, and social media brought an immediate increase in productivity through the ability to access information instantly, over time these modern wonders

    read more →
  • 23 2018 April

    Patient-Centered Urgent Care is Our Objective

    Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc is Chief Executive Officer of Velocity Urgent Care, LLC and is Practice Management Editor of The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine Urgent message: Consumers drawn

    ( Read More )

    Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc is Chief Executive Officer of Velocity Urgent Care, LLC and is Practice Management Editor of The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine Urgent message: Consumers drawn

    read more →
  • 09 2018 April

    Avoid CLIA-Waived Testing Violations in Urgent Care

    Urgent message: Most of the laboratory testing that occurs in urgent care consists of simple, on-site tests that are “waived” from federal CLIA regulations—but urgent care centers must still comply

    ( Read More )
    Avoid CLIA-Waived Testing Violations in Urgent Care

    Urgent message: Most of the laboratory testing that occurs in urgent care consists of simple, on-site tests that are “waived” from federal CLIA regulations—but urgent care centers must still comply

    read more →
  • 26 2018 March

    Millennials Are the Biggest Segment of the Workforce—What Does That Mean for Urgent Care?

    Urgent message: As millions of the “millennial generation” enter and advance in the workplace, urgent care centers must adapt to remain competitive and sought-after employers in their communities. The healthcare

    ( Read More )
    Millennials-Web-Exclusive

    Urgent message: As millions of the “millennial generation” enter and advance in the workplace, urgent care centers must adapt to remain competitive and sought-after employers in their communities. The healthcare

    read more →
  • 12 2018 March

    Are You Personally ‘Fit’ to Join an Urgent Care Start-up?

    Urgent message: Over the past 15 years, the growth of urgent care in the United States has been fueled largely by independent entrepreneurs. Joining a start-up practice can provide tremendous

    ( Read More )
    Square Peg 1

    Urgent message: Over the past 15 years, the growth of urgent care in the United States has been fueled largely by independent entrepreneurs. Joining a start-up practice can provide tremendous

    read more →
  • 01 2018 March

    A 38-Year-Old Man with Chest Pain

    Urgent message: When a relatively young patient presents to urgent care with chest pain, there may or may not be a “typical” cause. Prompt evaluation and accurate assessment of risk

    ( Read More )
    318-Case-Report-Feature-Image

    Urgent message: When a relatively young patient presents to urgent care with chest pain, there may or may not be a “typical” cause. Prompt evaluation and accurate assessment of risk

    read more →
  • 13 2018 February

    Responding to Personal Technology in the Urgent Care Workplace

    Urgent message: Given the ubiquity of smartphones and other mobile devices, urgent care operators must have a strategy and policy in place to deal with the privacy implications of personal

    ( Read More )

    Urgent message: Given the ubiquity of smartphones and other mobile devices, urgent care operators must have a strategy and policy in place to deal with the privacy implications of personal

    read more →

Images Challenge

A 25-Year-Old Man with Shoulder Pain After a Fall

Case The patient is a 25-year-old man who presents with pain in his shoulder after falling from a ladder while cleaning out the gutters of

May 14, 2018
A 41-Year-Old Woman with Wrist Pain After Falling

Web Exclusive

Businessman trapped in a technology spider web

The Dangers of Sitting Down on the Job

Urgent message: Prolonged sitting has been called the “new smoking” causing a host of diseases, making it a concern for both employees and employers.  

May 21, 2018
multitasking woman using tablet, laptop and cellphone, with blan
Young mother with daughter and droup of doctors on background in hospital

Issues

January 2018

January 2, 2018
December 2017
December 5, 2017
November 2017
November 1, 2017
October 2017
October 2, 2017
September 2017
August 30, 2017

Clinical

Management of Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Low Back Pain in the Urgent Care Setting

Urgent message: A systematic approach to evaluating, diagnosing, and treating low back pain in the urgent care setting reduces unnecessary hospital visits, identifies red flag symptoms that warrant further diagnostic or neurosurgical evaluation, promotes returning to work quicker, and helps to reduce the number of opioid prescriptions that are prescribed

April 30, 2018
0318-Clinical-Feature-Image

Practice Management

Thinking Differently About Paid Time Off

Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc is Chief Executive Officer of Velocity Urgent Care, LLC and is Practice Management Editor of The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine. Urgent message: As 24/7 connectedness becomes the norm in the modern workplace, innovative technology companies have begun exploring unlimited paid time off (PTO) policies

April 30, 2018
Facility Design: Cultivating Collaboration in the Back Office
0318-Practice-Management-Feature-Image

Login



Signup Here
Lost Password