There is an ever increasing amount of urgent care facilities serving timely primary medical care for those in need of emergency services.
It is approximated that there are now over 9,000 walk-in urgent care centers in the United States. About 50 to 100 new urgent care and clinics open each and every year. And there is very good reason for this.
Currently 20,000 physicians are practicing urgent care medicine today, and the number is growing. These medical professionals have developed timely primary medical care into an important, recognized specialty that represents this fast-growing medical field.