There are about 6900 urgent care centers in the U.S. according to the Urgent Care Association of America. While the market is fragmented, Health Data Management has identified the largest urgent care operators in U.S with the most centers. There were 1,074 hospitals that reported operating urgent care centers in 2013 based on the American Hospital Association’s Annual Survey.
Topping the list is Concentra with over 300 clinics located in 38 states. Concentra is jointly owned by Select Medical and a private equity firm. In the second and third positions on the list are U.S. Health Works, a Dignity Health subsidiary, with 190 sites in 20 states, and American Family Care and Doctors Express with 168 centers in 26 states.
Top 14 urgent care center chains in the U.S. HealthData Management slideshow, Nov. 18, 2015. http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/gallery/fourteen-top-urgent-care-center-chains-in-the-US-51565-1.html
AHA Hospital Statistics, 2015 edition. Health Forum, an American Hospital Association affiliate, 2015. http://www.ahadataviewer.com/book-cd-products/AHA-Statistics/
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