- •Only 1.4% of patients with self-initiated visits at an Urgent Care Center (UCC) required referral to an Emergency Department (ED) in the specified follow-up periods
- •UCCs are estimated to result in a savings of $437,928 over the course of a year for this population
- •Our UCCs are estimated to have saved $437,928 over the course of a year for this specific population.
Materials and methods
- •Only 1.4% of patients required referral to an ED after a UCC visit for acute cervical trauma in this specific population.
- •In our system, UCCs are estimated to result in a savings of $437,928 over the course of a year in reduced ED visit costs, and $11,088.74 in wRVUs for this specific population.
Abbreviations:c-spine (cervical spine), ED (Emergency Department), RVUs (Relative Value Units), UCC (Urgent Care Center), wRVU (work RVU)
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