Author: Dr. A www.AfterHoursHealth.com
Arguably, two of patient’s biggest pet peeves when it comes to their healthcare are interrupting their daily schedule for routine appointments that inevitably last hours, and not being able to get into the doctor for sudden illnesses and injuries.
It always seems to be Friday at 4:59pm when someone notices those spots in the back of the throat that are the hallmark of strep. Do you suffer until Monday? You try, until the fever and pain really kick in, then you end up in the emergency or urgent care room, and if the wait does not get you, the bill sure will. Emergency care is notoriously expensive. Emergency room on your health insurance plan? Get a quote.