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New UF Health Jax centers combine emergency room and urgent care

 A UF combination ER and urgent care is planned in Northwest Jacksonville
Jacksonville Daily Record
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A UF combination ER and urgent care is planned in Northwest Jacksonville

The medical system says many patents don't need expensive ER visits. The hybrid health facility also is designed to cut patient medical costs.

UF Health Jacksonville is bringing a new emergency health care concept to Duval County in a partnership with Dallas-based Intuitive Health,

The centers combine the facilities of an emergency room with those of an urgent care center.

Health professionals triage patients to determine if their circumstances warrant emergency or urgent care treatment.

There wll be three Jacksonville locations. Intuitive Health also has centers in southeast and northwest Florida.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record.

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