Urgent (care) issue
Mar 23, 2016 | 3425 views | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dear Editor,

The point of having urgent care facilities is to relieve the overcrowding of hospitals when it is not an emergency.

I went to an urgent care with my daughter and was told to go to the hospital for a CT scan. I waited 11 hours for her to be seen at LIJ. All this could have been avoided if the urgent care doctor could have called the hospital and order her a CT scan. We would have been in and out far less of a time.

There is a great concern as to how our hospitals are running. We are not getting the service we deserve. I do hope someone reading this will do something about our medical and hospitals. We are going down the wrong path.

Sincerely,

Maria Concolino
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