Concentra's Dr. Tom Fogarty on urgent care

In this podcast interview, Concentra Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tom Fogarty and I discuss the role of urgent care clinics in the health care system. Concentra is a leading player with more than 300 such clinics.

Topics we discuss include:

  • How urgent care clinics are positioned relative to emergency rooms, physician offices and retail store clinics
  • Reimbursement policies and how self-pay patients are handled
  • Staffing policies
  • The fit with emerging models of care such as patient centered medical homes and accountable care organizations
February 4, 2011

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