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urgent

(ŭr′jĕnt) [L. urgere, to push forward, drive]
Requiring a rapid response or intervention; pressing.
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Andrea Green, chief officer of NHS Warwickshire North CCG, said: "Although we currently have a walk-in service at Camp Hill and a GP-led urgent care service available at George Eliot, it is not sustainable in the long term to run two centres for walk-in/urgent care.
The American Board of Urgent Care Medicine (ABUCM) serves as an independent certifying body for Urgent Care Medicine.
Unlike emergency rooms or conventional urgent care facilities, the Orthopedic Urgent Care delivers patients access to world-class orthopedic experts on demand at its 2300 Highland Avenue Campus in Bethlehem.
We are honored to partner with such a highly respected healthcare organization," said Tom Dent, chairman and CEO of Urgent Team.
The first of the two urgent care centers in Worcester will be in a building at 115 Stafford St.
The Urgent Care Association of America is a membership association for the urgent care industry.
LER is one of the nation's first flexible healthcare models to offer both emergency room treatment options and urgent care at one location.
Mayor Pat Hunter said an Urgent Care center would be a convenience for residents.
The year-long campaign covers the very basics of urgent care - that it's walk-in and no-appointment - and describes some of the common ailments that can be treated.
In June, Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) launched a year-long campaign designed to raise the national understanding about urgent care centers and the care they can provide - non-emergency services on a walk-in basis.
About 700 to 800 urgent care clinics have been opening in the United States each year, for a current total of 8,700, according to the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine.
We reported in April 2010 on several challenges that affected DOD's responsiveness to urgent needs: (1) Training: We found challenges in training personnel that process urgent needs requests.