(ˈɜr dʒəˌsɛn tər)
a clinic or facility where a person can get immediate medical help in an emergency or treatment for a minor illness or injury.
[1980–85; urg(ent) + -i- + center]
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Each practice cares for an adult population of patients randomized from the Presbyterian Hospital Emergency Room and Urgicenter.
Does an anxious parent have to wait 24 hours for the result of a throat culture when the Urgicenter down the pike offers an immediate dlide test?
Typical nonsupportive stakeholders include competing hospitals or physician practices; freestanding alternatives, such as urgicenters or surgicenters; federal state, and local governments; investigative news media; and employer coalitions.