Developing Data: April, 2010

In early 2008, UCA revamped its annual survey in conjunction with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University with the goal of assuring that the UCA Benchmarking Committee’s efforts produced a scientifically valid report. Here, we present some of the data from this landmark survey. In this issue: What orthopedic-related services do urgent care centers tend to offer? * “Fracture care” includes splinting and casting. The question regarding orthopedic-related services was just one segment …

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Loss Management/Injury Management and Rehabilitation

Loss Management/Injury Management and Rehabilitation

Urgent message: A loss management/injury management product line will further broaden a practice’s range of services (and revenue sources) while also creating a platform for referral of new patients. Donna Lee Gardner, RN, MS, MBA As discussed previously in JUCM, a clinic that seeks to broaden its clinical services—and, thus, its revenue streams—by offering comprehensive urgent care occupational medicine (UCOM) services will provide access to five distinct, but complementary, product lines: • health surveillance • …

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