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Urgent care visits increase as emergency room visits fall

Treatment for new health problems, or acute care visits, encompass over one-third of all ambulatory care delivered in the United States. Given the high costs of emergency departments, many insurance plans have created incentives ...

Sep 04, 2018
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What people want from a trip to the ER

"I just needed to know what was causing the pain," said one patient. People walk into an emergency room because something is wrong. It might be life-threatening or benign. It could cause long-term damage if ignored, or it ...

Jul 02, 2018
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