As an important part of your family, it is likely that one of your most important responsibilities would be to ensure that every member of your family gets to enjoy the best of health possible. Apart from spending time and effort in engaging in healthy activities and a lifestyle that is conducive to good health, another important component of this is having access to the right kind of medical care in your area. If you have been thinking of finding such a place, and considering going to an emergency room at a local hospital, it might be wise to start thinking again.
Hospital emergency rooms can definitely be places where you go for receiving medical treatment. However, these places are mainly focused on medical emergencies, and providing medical treatment often takes a backseat. This can resu
Over the last several years, many communities across the United States have found that urgent care centers are an extremely beneficial addition to their local healthcare services. The average urgent care center has extended hours and is open seven days a week, making them a convenient place to receive treatment for non-life-threatening conditions. Because of this, many urgent care clinics report that they treat anywhere from 300 to 400 patients a week, helping to decrease patient volume at local doctors offices and emergency rooms. Now, an emergency walk in clinic in Birmingham, AL is considering adding services to their repertoire to better serve their community.
In January 2013, the Jefferson County Com