Tennessee Centers Receive UCA Accreditation

NASHVILLE, TN (July 12, 2022) – Thirty of Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers have received the Urgent Care Association (UCA) Accreditation designation, the highest level of distinction for an urgent care center. UCA Accreditation demonstrates an organization’s overriding commitment to safety, quality and scope of services.

UCA Accreditation criteria includes meeting standards for governance, human resources, patient care processes, quality improvement, physical environment, health record management and patient privacy/rights/responsibilities. The standards represent a set of practices that collectively supports patient service and organizational performance. Accreditation is awarded on a three-year basis.

“Our team has worked diligently on this accreditation process and are thrilled all of our Tennessee centers have met UCA’s high standards,” said Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Tom Dent. “We look forward to soon having our other centers officially accredited in the next few months.”

The 30 Tennessee centers achieving accreditation are: 15 Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care centers; seven Urgent Team Walk-In Urgent Care; and eight Physicians Care centers.

All centers are open seven days a week and offer extended hours. Services include urgent care, primary care, women and men’s health services, wellness care and occupational health. Urgent care is a convenient and efficient option for urgent – but not emergency – medical conditions. With onsite X-ray and lab tests available, our team treats a variety of ailments, such as:

  • Flu, colds, viral illnesses and COVID-19 testing
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Bites, stings, allergic reactions
  • Broken bones, sprains, strains
  • Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Physicals for men, women and children
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Skin conditions, including burns
  • Stitches
  • Physicals: School/Sports/Camp/DOT
  • Wellness Vaccinations

Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers is proud to fulfill an essential healthcare need, filling the gap between primary care and emergency rooms while offering increased convenience and cost savings to its patients. With UCA Accreditation, the company demonstrates its commitment to providing patients with access to quality care of the highest level.