• 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

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    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

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  • 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

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    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

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  • 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

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    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

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  • 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

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    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

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  • 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

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    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

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  • 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

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    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

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  • 01 2018 February

    Injuries to the Upper Extremity Due to Falls on Outstretched Hands (FOOSH) 

    Urgent message: It is common for patients with injuries to the upper extremity due to falls on outstretched hands to present to urgent care. As such, evaluation, appropriate imaging, and

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    Urgent message: It is common for patients with injuries to the upper extremity due to falls on outstretched hands to present to urgent care. As such, evaluation, appropriate imaging, and

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  • 01 2018 February

    Neck Rash on a 21-year-old Male

    Urgent message: Acanthosis nigricans has a strong association with obesity and insulin resistance. Assessment involves a thorough physical exam to differentiate from other dermatosis, as well as full workup for

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    Urgent message: Acanthosis nigricans has a strong association with obesity and insulin resistance. Assessment involves a thorough physical exam to differentiate from other dermatosis, as well as full workup for

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Images Challenge

A 41-Year-Old Woman with Wrist Pain After Falling

A 41-Year-Old Woman with Wrist Pain After Falling

Figure 1.   The patient is a 41-year-old woman who presents with wrist pain and swelling after falling on her outstretched hand in ulnar deviation.

April 16, 2018

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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

April 23, 2018
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Clinical

Tattoos and Piercings: What the Urgent Care Provider Needs to Know

Tracey Quail Davidoff, MD  Urgent message: Tattoos and piercings are becoming commonplace, but patients who experience complications with these forms of body art may present to urgent care centers, as access to dermatology and plastics specialists frequently requires a referral or extended wait periods. The urgent care provider should possess

April 1, 2018
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Practice Management

Facility Design: Cultivating Collaboration in the Back Office

Facility Design: Cultivating Collaboration in the Back Office

Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc is Chief Executive Officer of Velocity Urgent Care and is Practice Management Editor of The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine.  Urgent message: To move patients through the center quickly, urgent care demands near-constant communication among providers and staff. Eliminating enclosed provider offices in favor of

April 1, 2018
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