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Emergency Care Services How They Provide the Best Urgent and Emergency Medical Care

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Fever, Headache, Urgent care in allen tx

Emergency medical and urgent services

There are approximately 110 million emergency room visits every year. While a substantial percentage of these visits may be for life-threatening situations, others could be treated at an urgent care clinic. Recent data shows that emergency room visits have actually increased more than 22% within the past ten years. This is due, in part, to how Americans expect and rely on 24-hour access to medical services.

According to a 2009 RAND Corp. study, approximately $4.4 billion in health care costs could be saved by people visiting urgent care clinics. This is due to their finding that 14% to 27% of the issues that lead people to go the emergency room could have been evaluated and treated at