Better Faster is equipped with xray capabilities, like many urgent care centers, but also has extended laboratory and procedural capabilities. The extended laboratory services allow for the evaluation of a much broader range of complaints including abdominal pain and low risk chest pain. The health care providers have extensive Emergency Medicine experience and are capable and comfortable performing an extended range of procedures that are not provided at many urgent care centers, including care of broken bones, complicated lacerations, abscess care, and regional anesthesia. Better Faster also offers IV fluids and IV antibiotics, services for which other centers will send patients to the Emergency Room. Additionally, Better Faster offers a variety of mild sedation options for procedures to ease fear of needles, improve patient comfort, and make for a better experience for patients requiring otherwise painful procedures. A range of our services include the following:
- Routine Illness
- Allergy Treatment
- School and Sports Physicals
- Drug Screenings and Preemployment Physicals
- Flu shots
- Onsite Lab
- Slit Lamp for eye exams and foreign body removal
- IV fluids
- IV Antibiotics
- Mild Sedation (Inhaled/oral/IV) for procedures
- Laceration repair, simple and complex
- Abscess Incision and Drainage
- Fracture Care
- Reduction of Dislocations
- Foreign Body Removal
- Nebulizer/Asthma Treatment
- Nail Trephination
- Electronic medical record system, including eRx electronic prescribing with automated allergy and drug interaction checker on all prescribed medications
- You Name It!
Illness Evaluation and Treatment
Our Emergency Medicine specialty trained physicians have extensive experience and training in illness evaluation and treatment. We are equipped to handle respiratory symptoms including bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, coughs, colds, ear infections, sinus infections and sore throats.
We provide evaluation and treatment of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea including IV fluid treatment for dehydration.
Our onsite lab aids in the diagnosis of urinary tract infections, Influenza, strep, mono, and RSV infections. We are able to administer nebulizer treatments for asthma and wheezing and utilize onsite digital xrays to aid in diagnosis of respiratory infections.
For more severe condition, we utilize local imaging centers, specialty consultants and hospitals to get you the care you need as quickly and appropriately as possible.
Trust us with evaluation of your illness but use sound judgment in seeking hospital based Emergency Department care for treatment of serious illnesses and symptoms.
Injury Evaluation and Treatment
Our Emergency Medicine specialty trained physicians and staff have extensive experience and training in trauma evaluation and treatment. We are equipped to handle lacerations, soft tissue, bone and joint injuries. Our physicians have received specialized training in trauma evaluation at major university training facilities.
Trust us with evaluation of your injury, but use sound judgment in seeking hospital based Emergency Department care for treatment of serious injuries and uncontrolled bleeding.
Physicals & Screenings
Better Faster Urgent Care provides physical exams, including:
- Drivers License Physicals
- School Physicals
- Work Permit Physicals (under age 18)
- Preemployment Exams
- Sports Physicals
- Camp Physicals
- Diabetes Screening
- Thyroid Screening
- Blood Pressure Screening
- INR (Coumadin level)
Better Faster Urgent Care is equipped with state of the art lab testing equipment so you can get your results quickly and accurately. On site lab results are available in 15 minutes or less.
More complicated tests will be collected on site and sent to a reference lab. We handle collection and transportation of the specimen to the lab and personally communicate the results to you when available.
Our onsite lab tests include:
- Rapid Strep Screen
- Monospot (Infectious Mononucleosis)
- RSV Pediatric Respiratory Illness
- Pregnancy Testing
- Fingerstick Glucose (For Diabetes)
- Complete Blood Count (CBC)
- Blood Chemistry
- PT/INR (For People on Blood Thinners)
- Hemoccult Testing to Detect Blood on Stool
- Cardiac Enzyme Testing
- Liver Function Testing, including
Better Faster Urgent Care has a state-of-the-art Mobile Digital XRay machine. Digital xrays have revolutionized the Urgent Care field by allowing images to be instantly viewed and easily shared with other providers.
Images can be enlarged and enhanced to allow the most accurate diagnosis. Digital radiology has completely eliminated the use of environmentally harmful chemicals in film processing.
Images will be provided to patients on a CD as required for follow up care and viewing by other specialists.
Benefits of digital xrays over film:
- Consistent high resolution image quality
- Instantly viewable images
- Easily shared with other providers
- High density image data allows magnification and manipulation of images for better diagnostic accuracy
Better Faster Urgent Care is the perfect resource for employers seeking skilled and efficient care of employees with work related medical issues and injuries. The combination of Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine is a natural blending of physician skills and facility capabilities.
Custom tailored packages of services are available to meet both large and small employer’s needs. We are committed to efficient, costconscious treatment of employment related medical issues. Short waiting times and rapid return to work are a priority for our occupational medicine patients. We are committed to accurate communication of employee treatment plan and return to work status.
We are locally owned by local emergency physicians, and answer to no corporate hierarchy. All of our occupational services can be customized to the individual needs of your business. Please submit a contact form for further information on how we can best serve your employee health needs.