Urgent care facilities are often described as a helpful resource local doctors offices and hospitals, which often see overwhelming volumes of patients requiring medical care. Because many of these patients may not actually need emergency room care, but cannot wait for a doctor’s appointment, urgent care clinics are able to effectively reduce patient numbers, allowing other health centers to dedicate the proper time and care to the seriously injured. But what about the impact these urgent care centers have on their patients? Are these medical walk in clinics actually providing an advantageous service to the average man, woman or child?
A number of patients certainly seem to think so, ne