Ambulatory care is growing in popularity because of its cost and time-saving measures. Inpatient hospital stays can be highly expensive for patients because they require a lot of resources.
Patients who take advantage of the ambulatory care services offered at Prima CARE receive more personalized care, and are able to return home more quickly than they would in a hospital setting. Our walk-in services include:
Prima CARE has walk-in services at three locations in Fall River, Somerset/Swansea and Westport. Each location is staffed by medical professionals, backed by on-site x-ray and lab services with the support of every Prima CARE specialty team:
Request an appointment if you would like to schedule ambulatory services with Prima CARE.
Ambulatory care (also called outpatient care) refers to any type of same-day medical procedure that is performed in an outpatient setting. It can occur in a wide variety of settings, including your PCP’s office, dialysis clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, or hospital outpatient centers.
Our Ambulatory (or walk-in) facility treats acute problems such as:
We are pleased to offer on-site diagnostic services, which allows for immediate treatment recommendations. Our centers offer a wide variety of information to patients concerning serious conditions such as Hepatitis, Lyme disease, and many other acute problems.
Medical professionals who work in ambulatory care settings have the same qualifications as those who work in hospitals. Doctors, registered nurses, physical therapists, and surgical/laboratory technicians all work collaboratively to provide the same level of care a patient would receive in a hospital.