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Jun
Bijan Farhangui Telemedicine, Urgent Care

Why Telemedicine Can Be as Good as Walk-in Urgent Care

Telemedicine is a convenient and cost-effective way to expand patients' access to certain health services that would typically be provided in a doctor's office or urgent care facility.

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Jun
Bijan Farhangui Healthcare, Urgent Care

How to Choose a Trustworthy Urgent Care Facility

Urgent care centers are a great option for treating urgent, non-emergency medical situations. Some important criteria in choosing an urgent care facility are accreditation, reputation, and convenience.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Healthcare, Urgent Care

Should I Go to a Retail Clinic If I Need Urgent  Care?

For basic urgent care needs, retail clinics--a.k.a. convenient care clinics--may be a suitable or even a preferable option. You may get similar care more conveniently and at a lower price.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Healthcare, Telemedicine, Urgent Care

Urgent Care Vs. the ER: Which One Should I Go to?

When you're in the throes of a medical emergency, or even just an urgent situation, your top priority is probably getting the care you need! However, you can save money just by checking out pricing information in advance. SAMI-Aid can help you do that quickly.

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25


Apr

What Are Community Health Centers and What Services Do They Offer?

For those experiencing financial hardship, community health centers can be a godsend. Providing free or low-cost care to low-income individuals, there are hundreds of these clinics within the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Urgent Care

The History and Present State of Urgent Care

Urgent care facilities are a relatively recent phenomenon, but account for a significant and growing portion of all health care in the United States. Here's an overview of the history and current trends in urgent care.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Urgent Care

What Are the Different Types of Walk-in Clinics?

The term “walk-in clinic” is very broad, and clinics falling under this umbrella may differ widely. However, they all share one important feature in common: You can walk in and receive medical care promptly without an appointment. 

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