Retail medicine: Explosion of urgent care centers in NJ changes health care landscape

The story, which appeared on, quoted Dr. Mravcak about the importance of primary care.

“Urgent care serves an important purpose but it’s a Band-Aid approach to medicine,” said Dr. Sally Mravcak, president of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. “You need a doctor when you’re sick, but you also need a doctor for wellness care. Urgent care is not going to remind you that you need a colonoscopy or a mammogram. They’re not going to monitor your heart or do cancer screenings.” Read the full story at the link below.