Outpatient Care Center - Fall River, MA

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.

Request an appointment if you would like to schedule ambulatory services with Prima CARE.

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FAQs on Ambulatory Care

What Is Ambulatory 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. 

When Should I Seek Ambulatory Care?

Our Ambulatory (or walk-in) facility treats acute problems such as:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Cough
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Earache
  • Bronchitis
  • Lacerations
  • Bruises
  • Sore throat
  • Rashes

What Services Does Ambulatory Care Include?

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.

  • X-rays
  • Blood tests
  • MRIs
  • Biopsies
  • Chemotherapy
  • Colonoscopies
  • CT scans
  • Mammograms
  • Radiation treatments
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • Cancer screening
  • Post-operative therapy
  • Primary care
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Sports physicals
  • Pre-employment physicals

Who Works in Ambulatory Care?

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.

What Are The Benefits of Ambulatory Care To Patients?

  • Highly specialized, one-on-one care
  • Procedures are performed faster
  • Recovery time is quicker
  • No delays in surgery due to emergencies
  • Lower infection rates

Our Care Team

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Locations:
Office of Stephen Butler, D.O.
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['Ambulatory Care', 'Family Medicine']
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