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Top 8 reasons Urgent Care centers are here to stay

Over the past years, the urgent care industry showed significant growth. Urgent care centers and retail clinics have popped up to accommodate the demand of increasing healthcare costs.

They had more than 160.0 million total visits in 2012, or 357 patients per week, according to the Urgent Care Benchmarking Survey produced by the Urgent Care Association of America.

In fact this year, urgent care industry hits $18 billion as big players also drive growth.

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7 Practical Ways to Increase Urgent Care Revenue

Urgent care centers have seen a steady rise due to rising emergency room costs. With the cost of doing business, how do you maintain to be profitable in a very competitive urgent care industry? You need to rely on proven steps to boost your urgent care revenue.

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How to Choose the Right Portable or Mobile X-ray Imaging Equipment for Your Urgent Care

When starting an urgent care center, there’s a lot to consider in selecting portable or mobile X-ray equipment. As we all know, X-ray technology is the oldest and most commonly used form of medical imaging. Having an X-ray machine is definitely a must in any medical facility for a range of X-ray needs including portable chest X-ray. It is important that research be done to check what would be best for your clinic. Let’s start on the key areas.

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The Best Ways to Respond to Negative Urgent Care Reviews

Nowadays, anything can be posted online. It’s important to monitor customer reviews regularly so you can respond promptly before it can negatively impact your urgent care business. Positive reviews can boost your business. However,  negative reviews are opportunities to improve the services you provide at your urgent care center.

 

So how do you respond to online patient reviews and improve your business reputation? Here are tips on how to respond to them.

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The Rise of the Mobile X-ray in Urgent Care and beyond

The world of radiology has evolved since X-rays were first discovered and demand for digital mobile X-ray is on the rise.

With a growing need for patient-centric medical care, medical professionals simply need a “radiology room on wheels.” Users have continued to demand improved reliability , accessibility, and flexibility to help address the rising radiographic needs of patients.

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The UC-5000 Digital Radiography System Received 510(k) Clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Big News!! Source-Ray has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the UC-5000.

The UC-5000 is under the category of Digital Radiography which is a safer and more effective way of producing diagnostic images. Digital radiography has been used for over 20 years and has been intensively tested and proven.

Compared to traditional X-rays, digital radiography has been shown to make the whole process more cost-effective, faster, and simpler than before.

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Source-Ray awarded a $100M contract from The Defense Logistics Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), a combat support agency in the United States Department of Defense, has awarded a maximum $100,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to Source-Ray. Source-Ray is now the official supplier of radiology systems and accessories to US Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. This is a five-year base contract with one five-year option period and work will take place in New York. More information regarding this contract can be found on DLA’s website.