Spotlight On Private Equity Investing In Urgent Care
March 15, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT
Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT) -- The urgent care industry is a rapidly growing health care sector, which has been increasing at a rate of approximately 300 centers per year over the last five years. When done well, urgent care provides cost-effective, convenient medical services for low- to mid-acuity illness or injury and is significantly less expensive than the cost of care at the emergency department.
The growth of the urgent care industry has garnered strong buyer and investor interest, particularly from private equity funds. According to some analysts, the urgent care...