The Rise of Urgent Care Centers in New York City

The new urgent care center on Broadway between 102nd and 103rd doesn’t look like a doctor’s office and definitely doesn’t look like a hospital. With its open floor plan, plush chairs and oddly placed modern art, it looks like a upmarket lobby, in part because the designer has a background in hotels. The waiting room […]

Predictive Health Analytics are Forecasting your Health Care Consumption

There may be a link between your Internet use and how often you end up in the emergency room. At least that’s one of the curious connections to emerge from a health care analysis project at the insurance division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. U.P.M.C. is a $12 billion nonprofit enterprise that owns […]