Florida's First Certified Urgent Care Center is MD Now Urgent Care: MD Now Urgent Care Medical Centers of Palm Beach County Florida has become the first in the State to receive formal recognition as a Certified Urgent Center by the Urgent Care Association of America.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 -- MD Now Urgent Care Medical Centers of Palm Beach County Florida has become the first in the State to receive formal recognition as a Certified Urgent Center, making it one of a select few around the country that have met all of the criteria as delineated by Urgent Care Association of America.
With the rising cost of healthcare, more consumers are choosing urgent care centers as a less costly and more convenient option to a lengthy visit at a crowded emergency room - particularly in Southern Florida where the local population swells by up to forty percent at the height of the tourist season, often creating dangerously overcrowded conditions in Florida's emergency departments.
Urgent care centers fill the gap between the ER and the primary care doctor, offering increased convenience and affordability for those times when immediate medical attention is required and patients cannot wait for a scheduled appointment with their primary care provider.
There are also medical conditions which cannot be handled in a regular doctor's office. MD Now is equipped with digital X-ray, EKG machines, and an onsite lab and always has a licensed physician on duty to perform procedures like suturing, cyst removal and minor casting. Urgent care centers are most known for their expedient, affordable and professional treatment of the unexpected cuts, burns, sprains or fractures that are too costly and time consuming to be handled in an emergency department.
With its certification, MD Now Urgent Care Centers and the Urgent Care Association of America demonstrate their commitment
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