The History of Urgent Care

urgent care history

Illness never strikes at a convenient time, and Americans often find that they can’t get an appointment with their primary care physician when they most need one. Fortunately, urgent care centers have sprung up to fill the needs of patients seeking affordable, non-emergency, after-hours care. Still a relatively new type of medical provider, urgent care centers have significantly improved the access and convenience of health care in the United States. Read on to learn the history behind these clinics.