Spending Money to Save It: Why Hospitals Are Investing Millions of Dollars in Urgent Care Centers

Posted on February 18, 2015, Updated November 20, 2020Categories Business, Headlines   Leave a comment on Spending Money to Save It: Why Hospitals Are Investing Millions of Dollars in Urgent Care Centers

The driving factor of the urgent care boom is to reduce annual health care spending by a whopping $4.4 billion, according to a recent report highlighting the shift towards urgent care centers and retail clinics and away from hospital emergency rooms. Due to the passing of the Affordable Care Act, urgent care centers have continued to gain traction as hospital officials seek ways to save. Designed to treat a variety of acutely arising conditions and offering a number of different … Continue reading “Spending Money to Save It: Why Hospitals Are Investing Millions of Dollars in Urgent Care Centers”