Urgent care watchers know the industry has been growing at a steady clip for years, with the latest surge fueled by patients and payers eager to get quality care for a fraction of the price of a trip to the emergency room. Some urgent care operators focus more on growth than others, of course. Health Data Management and Merchant Medicine teamed up to identify just which 30 urgent care chains have grown to be the largest in the country. Concentra tops the list, with more than 300 clinics in 38 states to its name. Other top-five finishers are MedExpress Urgent Care (180 sites in 16 states), U.S. HealthWorks (174 sites in 21 states), American Family Care and Doctors Express (163 sites in 25 states), and NextCare Urgent Care (137 sites in 10 states). Full list can be found here.
Health Data Management IDs 30 Largest Urgent Care Chains