USA Today: Stand-Alone Emergency Rooms Popping Up


Speedy care offered at free-standing ER centers is capturing more attention as such patients seek quick options for medical care as traditional means become more scarce and inaccessible. But along this new options comes a steep cost, spurring worries that the rapid growth of the facilities will lead to higher insurance premiums.

USA Today explores the benefits and risks of free-standing ER centers, and how urgent care clinics like Concentra create greater options and savings for patients, without much waiting.

Read the full article here.