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What is an ambulatory care center?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Walk in, walk out

Generally, this refers to a center where can get either regular scheduled or urgent walk-in care.
It is usually a stand-alone center--not hospital based. At least 50% of hospital emergency dept visits are unnecessary, extremely expensive, very impersonal, very scary, and take away effort and funds for true emergencies. Triage those 50% to centers or community docs..And another $100b+ saved.

In brief: Walk in, walk out

Generally, this refers to a center where can get either regular scheduled or urgent walk-in care.
It is usually a stand-alone center--not hospital based. At least 50% of hospital emergency dept visits are unnecessary, extremely expensive, very impersonal, very scary, and take away effort and funds for true emergencies. Triage those 50% to centers or community docs..And another $100b+ saved.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine

In brief: Outpatient care

Ambulatory care: medical care provided on an outpatient basis, including diagnosis, observation, treatment, and rehabilitation services.

In brief: Outpatient care

Ambulatory care: medical care provided on an outpatient basis, including diagnosis, observation, treatment, and rehabilitation services.
Dr. Marianna Post
Dr. Marianna Post
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