Urgent care clinics a growing health industry niche

10/12/2009 | Courier-Post (Camden-Cherry Hill, N.J.)

Urgent care centers staffed by physicians and nurse practitioners are a growth industry, experts say, with clinics popping up around the country. Patients find the clinics convenient and affordable, health insurers see them as a way to reduce health care costs, and hospitals view them as a way to ease pressure on overcrowded emergency departments.

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Courier-Post (Camden-Cherry Hill, N.J.)

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