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May
Bijan Farhangui Telemedicine, Urgent Care

How Doctors Can Treat UTIs via Telemedicine

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common urgent care complaints, especially for women. UTIs can often be treated via telemedicine.

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Feb
Bijan Farhangui Telemedicine, Urgent Care

What Are the Different Types of Walk-in Clinics?

We've done our research and simplified things to help you decide on the best type of walk-in medical care for you. Better yet, you can skip the waiting room and see a doctor from home for only $59.99 through SAMI-Aid. With SAMI-Aid Premium, you can also compare prices on office visits near you!

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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?

Retail clinics and telemedicine visits may be affordable alternatives to urgent care. SAMI-Aid helps you access and compare prices on both.

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Apr
Bijan Farhangui Healthcare, Telemedicine, Urgent Care

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

Using SAMI-Aid's Provider & Price Search to compare urgent care prices in advance can help you know which clinic to visit when you need to.

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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 is a relatively recent phenomenon, but telehealth is even more recent. Through SAMI-Aid, urgent care costs less than $60 per visit.

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