When you have a medical emergency, the last thing that you should think about is where to go for treatment. Although the differences are striking, many people don’t know the differences between urgent care clinics and the emergency room, and aren’t sure which option to choose in the event of an injury or illness. For that reason, Perlman Clinic of San Diego, CA created an infographic that breaks down the major differences between the two options, so that patients have the information that they need to make an informed decision.
Aside from not receiving the right type of care, choosing the wrong option for your situation can result in longer wait times & higher bills. Read the following infgoraphic showing a comparison between emergency room and urgent care facility.