When we look at the ER and urgent care centers found across the country, we see two distinct options for medical care. Both the ER and urgent care center can provide necessary medical treatment, so it can certainly be difficult to choose between the two of them. However, this article will look at the differences between the ER and urgent care center, allowing the reader to more thoroughly and accurately decide which of the two, ER and urgent care, is the right fit for them.
First of all, it’s important to discuss the prevalence of urgent care centers all throughout the country. For many reasons, urgent care centers serve as many as three million patients over the course of just one week. There are now even more than 7,300 urgent care locations throughout the United States alone, marking a growth of very nearly 1,000 urgent care centers from the number of urgent care locations that were operational in t Continue Reading