Nearly half of the surveyed patients who had used after-hours doctor services reported they would have attended an emergency room had an after-hours GP been unavailable.
The Affordable Care Act gets blamed for many health care ills, but here's one condition that it should not be blamed for.
One-third of outpatient care is for an immediate medical issue. Yet these services – known as acute care – are part of a fragmented, bewildering system. Here is how you change that.