Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
“For example, asthmatics who don’t have a good primary care home, they’ll come to the ED every time they have a flareup because they just ran out of their medications”
Local hospitals noted the trend from the ER to urgent care. Mercy now operates eight urgent care locations and SSM Health Care will soon have four.
A new study has found that Budweiser was the drink of choice for the largest percentage of those who wound up visiting the emergency room with alcohol-related injuries.
A local ER doctor warns that fireworks can be dangerous and people should practice firework safety.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion for DUI after backing her car into a emergency room doorway.
Most of those emergency visits involve trouble such as toothaches that could have been avoided with regular checkups.
Physician says the flu isn’t totally to blame, this time.