Urgent care centers represent a $16 billion industry and are “one of the fastest growing segments of the American health care system,” according to a report published in November by market research company IBISWorld.
Washington Regional Medical System is responding to the growing consumer appetite. A spokeswoman for the Fayetteville-based organization tells Whispers that the company will soon build a new urgent care center facility in Johnson.
WRMS currently operates an urgent care clinic at 3017 N. Bob Younkin Drive in Fayetteville.
In response to a question from Whispers about the development, Gina Maddox offered the following statement: “In partnership with a developer, we are constructing a small building in Johnson. One of the services that is to be offered there is Washington... [ MORE ]