Urgent Care Centers — walk-in medical clinics that treat minor conditions, address injuries and conduct imaging and blood tests — have seen significant growth in recent years. The approximately 9,300 centers in the U.S., up from 8,000 in 2008, account for 160 million visits annually and generated $16 billion in 2015. The industry is expected to grow 5.8 percent annually through 2018.
To differentiate its network from other UCC’s and options in the marketplace, Chicago-based Immediate MD Urgent Care Centers wanted to develop a brand that was focused on high quality of care around episodic events to drive repeat visits in the future, and to deliver this care in a premier customer service environment.
Immediate MD implemented the PatientBond platform to create a new appointment follow-up process to replace its phone-based system, which was labor intensive, inefficient and somewhat inconsistent.
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