Urgent Care

The Rise of the Portable X-Rays

Portable X-ray services are becoming more in demand as patients, especially baby boomers are now opting to have X-rays taken at home. In-home X-ray services help patients, especially those in critical health conditions, avoid difficult and potentially hazardous trips to hospitals. There are also other patients who wish to be treated at home, out of familiarity and convenience.

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Global Medical X-ray Market Projected to Grow Over $15 Billion by 2024

The rising incidence of chronic diseases, coupled with the growing number of diagnostic imaging procedures, research, and development activities, as well as technological advancements in imaging systems are significant factors that provide growth opportunities for the medical X-ray market. As reported by Global Market Insights, Inc., the medical X-ray market size is projected to surpass $15 billion by 2024.

Digital X-ray systems offer benefits like improved diagnostic imaging, faster processing, flexible mobility, as well as reduced radiation exposure during the detection and treatment of various medical conditions, such as neurological problems, cancer, cardiac diseases, and bone-related problems. Thus, such issues contribute to increasing the demand for digital X-ray products over the forecast period.

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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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