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Press Releases from American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (20 total)

Urgent Care Center Accreditation

Congratulations to Lancaster General Health Urgent Care in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Washington Urgent Care in Fremont, California, BHS FastERCare in Butler, Pennsylvania and Allegheny Urgent Care Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the most recent Urgent Care Centers to earn Urgent Care Center Accreditation with the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM). These distinguished Urgent Care centers join the illustrious ranks of accredited centers in Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New

Lancaster General Health Urgent Care Achieves Urgent Care Center Accreditation

Lancaster General Health Urgent Care, an Urgent Care clinic in Lancaster, PA, has achieved Urgent Care Center Accreditation from the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM). Lancaster General Health Urgent Care’s friendly, experienced physicians and staff provide prompt, professional care and treatment of a wide range of illnesses and injuries. Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an Urgent Care Center is able to measure the quality of its services

The Urgent Care Trend and the Need for Board Certification in Urgent Care Medici …

For several years, descriptions of the healthcare system in the United States have included phrases such as “serious emergency room overcrowding,” “unraveling safety net,” and “emergency medicine in crisis.” Every year, more than 119 million patients visit hospital emergency departments, and approximately 40 percent of those patients have conditions that do not require high-level emergency care. The steadily increasing need for immediate care in this country has resulted in overcrowded

Washington Urgent Care Achieves Urgent Care Center Accreditation

Washington Urgent Care, an Urgent Care clinic in Fremont, CA, has achieved Urgent Care Center Accreditation from the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM). Washington Urgent Care treats a wide array of injuries and illnesses, routinely providing easily-accessible, high quality, compassionate care for their patients. Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an Urgent Care Center is able to measure the quality of its services and performance against

ExitCare, LLC and American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine Announce Partnership

ExitCare, LLC, the most trusted, enterprise-wide solution for patient education and the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) formed a strategic partnership to offer the ExitCare Patient Education System to AAUCM members. With this special ExitCare licensed discounting program targeted to interested AAUCM members, ExitCare can provide urgent care physicians and professionals instant access to thousands of topics authored specifically for the urgent care setting. Organized by relevant

AAUCM and iTriage Team Up to Help Growing Number of Mobile Users Quickly Find Ur …

Orlando, FL –As the growing appetite for smartphones and mobile healthcare increases from one business quarter to the next, the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) plans to capture this interest by partnering with the free mobile healthcare app iTriage®. This strategic partnership will enable thousands of physicians that hold membership in AAUCM and practice Urgent Care Medicine to promote their services to smartphone-toting patients searching for Urgent

Allegheny Urgent Care Associates Achieves Urgent Care Center Accreditation

Allegheny Urgent Care Associates, an Urgent Care clinic in Pittsburgh, PA, has achieved Urgent Care Center Accreditation from the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM). Allegheny Urgent Care Associates treat a wide array of injuries and illnesses, routinely providing easily-accessible, high quality, compassionate care for their patients. Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an Urgent Care Center is able to measure the quality of its services and

After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care is selected as Clinic of the Month by the Ame …

After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care (afterhourspediatrics.com) was named Clinic of the Month by the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM), the leading society for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners practicing Urgent Care Medicine. The distinction was awarded for the month of August 2010, based on After Hours Pediatrics’ community awards program for children, Every Child Makes A Difference, which acknowledges and rewards young heroes that have made

MedWaitTime Brings Its System to AAUCM Members

The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) and MedWaitTime have partnered together to provide the MedWaitTime system to AAUCM members. The service is an innovative system to collect and display wait time information for patients. The information can be accessed online or remotely from any smart phone or mobile device. The system allows patients to enter an email address or phone number to receive real time status updates. About MedWaitTime MedWaitTime

AAUCM and VaxCare Partner Together to Provide AAUCM Members the FluStation Progr …

The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) and VAXCARE have partnered together to offer the FluStation Program to AAUCM members. The FluStations program is a unique service that provides each participating member with a turnkey flu immunization service, changing the way Urgent Care Centers approach the flu season. The FluStation Program is a no-cost comprehensive immunization service, which removes the hassles and workload of traditional flu programs, while increasing

AAUCM Designates June 1st Urgent Care Appreciation Day

The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) has designated June 1st as Urgent Care Appreciation Day to recognize those who work every day to provide easily-accessible, high quality, compassionate care for their patients. On this day and every day, the AAUCM honors the more than 20,000 healthcare providers who practice Urgent Care Medicine. Urgent Care Appreciation Day honors the hard work and dedication of those providing exceptional medical care

AAUCM and IMEP Partner Together to Provide CME for AAUCM Members

The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM), in its goal to provide high-quality Continuing Medical Education materials for its members, has joined together with the Institute of Medical Emergency Preparedness (IMEP) to provide AAUCM members online medical emergency preparedness through IMEP Medical Emergency Membership. The first ten minutes following a medical emergency are critical to an individual's chances for survival. The IMEP membership enhances a healthcare office’s preparedness to manage

MD Now Medical Centers Achieve Urgent Care Center Accreditation

MD Now Medical Centers, a group of six Urgent Care clinics in Southeast Florida has achieved Urgent Care Center Accreditation from the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM). MD Now Medical Centers treat a wide array of injuries and illnesses, routinely providing easily-accessible, high quality, compassionate care for their patients. Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an Urgent Care Center is able to measure the quality of

American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine Joins Alliance for CME

Orlando, FL – The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM), the leading academic organization for Urgent Care Medicine, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), has joined the Alliance for CME. The Alliance for CME is a membership organization that provides professional development opportunities for CME professionals, advocates for CME and the profession, and strives to improve health care outcomes. This mirrors the

Pines Urgent Care Achieves Urgent Care Center Accreditation

Pembroke Pines, FL – Pines Urgent Care, an Urgent Care clinic in Pembroke Pines, Florida has achieved Urgent Care Center Accreditation from the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM). Pines Urgent Care is a well-run Urgent Care center with the capability to treat a wide array of injuries and illnesses. Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an Urgent Care Center is able to measure the quality

Aloma Urgent Care Achieves Urgent Care Center Accreditation

Winter Park, FL – Aloma Urgent Care, an Urgent Care clinic in Winter Park, Florida has achieved Urgent Care Center Accreditation from the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM). Aloma Urgent Care is a well-run Urgent Care center with the capability to treat a wide array of injuries and illnesses. Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an Urgent Care Center is able to measure the quality

Livonia Urgent Care Center Cleared by Accrediting Body

The Accreditation Committee of the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) has reviewed the case of Livonia Urgent Care and determined that errors in administration of H1N1 nasal spray vaccines were caused by ambiguous instructions provided to the clinic. As a result, the affected center has contacted patients to reschedule vaccinations and the AAUCM has provided supplemental advice to its members. Local media reported in November that Livonia Urgent Care

ER Doctors Urgent Care Achieves Urgent Care Center Accreditation

ER Doctors Urgent Care, an Urgent Care clinic in Wellington, Florida has achieved Urgent Care Center Accreditation from the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM). ER Doctors Urgent Care has taken the best of one medical concept, trained Emergency Room physicians and staff, and combined it with another, a relaxed, professional setting for their patients. The result is a well-run Urgent Care center in a growing residential area,

American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine Launches New Web Site

Orlando, FL – The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine has launched its newly designed website. Designed by McMurry, the new site is more dynamic and user-friendly, offering five distinct areas organized to meet the specific needs of each visitor. A cleaner, simpler layout allows users to quickly locate information on the site, providing a more engaging experience. New features include an Urgent Care Center locator, a more enhanced

The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine Announces its 2009 Urgent Care Conf …

The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine will be holding its 2009 Urgent Care Medicine Conference September 23-25, 2009 at the Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, California. Urgent Care Medicine is one of the fastest growing segments of healthcare. Through strength and teamwork, urgent care professionals have developed the specialty of Urgent Care Medicine into the important, recognized specialty that represents this fast-growing medical field. The 2009 Urgent Care Medicine