Benefits of Drinking Water

When starting a weight loss plan, people tend to focus on food: What should I eat? How much of it? And when? While nutrition is, as we know, a hugely important part of losing weight, proper hydration can be just as crucial to your weight loss journey. Why is this? Let’s break it down. Hydration is […]


Heart Disease Awareness

February is American Heart Month To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, Physicians Immediate Care is proudly participating in American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Fortunately, heart disease can often be prevented when people make […]


Physicians Immediate Care Achieves UCAOA Accreditation

Physicians Immediate Care has achieved the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) Accredited Urgent Care designation, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers. UCAOA Accreditation is the first of its kind to recognize not only the traditional accreditation process of quality and safety but also to specifically embrace the unique scope of services provided […]


State of the Art Influenza Testing

We’re excited to announce that Physicians Immediate Care is now using Alere™ influenza testing to better care for our patients. This state of the art technology is significantly faster and more accurate than other commonly used molecular tests. Physicians Immediate Care is committed to bringing you quick, convenient care without compromising quality. The Alere™ test […]


Why I Picked P.I.C. – Jack Enter, PA-C

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NAME: JACK ENTER, PA-C TITLE: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT What is the best part of your job? By far the best part of my job is seeing patients and their families who allow me the privilege of entering their lives. What our patients allow us to do is an honor that I have always respected. At my practice […]


What to Know About Pertussis

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. It is characterized by a severe cough followed by a high-pitched intake of breath that sounds like a “whoop.” Pertussis spreads easily between individuals through droplets caused by coughing or sneezing, but can be prevented by immunization. Symptoms Once infected […]


Patient Testimonial

For us, there’s no greater satisfaction than hearing a patient is satisfied with the quality of care we provided. Below is email from a patient who wanted to share their experience: Physicians Immediate Care has literally been life changing to me over the last 18 -24 months. For years, I have neglected my personal health […]


5 Tips For A Stronger Immune System This Winter

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Take Care Of Your Immune System Your immune system is vital year around, but doubly so for fighting off germs during cold and flu season. Use our 5 point checklist to keep you sneeze-free! So it’s that time of year, again, when germs seem to be at their peak and practically everyone gets sick at […]


Physicians Immediate Care Acquires Immediate MD

We are very excited to announce that Physicians Immediate Care has acquired Immediate MD (http://immediatemd.com). Immediate MD’s four Chicago clinics (Lincoln Park, Old Town, North Center, and Jefferson Park) including their outstanding people are a great addition to our existing clinics and our company. Growth This investment expands our presence in Chicagoland to 28 clinics, with […]


What to Know About Pink Eye

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Are your eyes itchy, swollen, and pink? If so, you may be suffering from conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye. Pink eye is frequently associated with children, but it is a common problem for people of all ages. “Anyone can get pink eye, but preschoolers, schoolchildren, college students, teachers, and daycare workers are particularly at […]


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