JAMESTOWN, - A new, affordable alternative for exceptional, faster medical care is now available in Jamestown. Five Star Urgent Care offers the quality care patients deserve without the long wait times consistent with most hospital emergency rooms.
With state-of-the-art equipment, including on-site x-rays and lab testing, Five Star's friendly and professional staff can treat all non-life threatening ailments, from bronchitis to stitches, sprains to fractures, and everything in between, including routine medical exams. Further, patients will receive services within 15 minutes of registration, with most on their way home or back to work within an hour. The facility is on a walk-in basis with no appointment necessary.
Five Star Urgent Care has taken extra measures to ensure a patient's comfort and quick recovery to help them get back to life faster. The facility provides a number of benefits to patients in need of urgent medical attention, making Five Star a preferred medical provider over hospitals. Such benefits include:
The use of advanced electronic medical records (EMR) to allow the facility's staff to communicate directly with the patient's primary care provider and other medical specialists regarding the care a patient receives to ensure coordinated, high quality medical attention.
Five Star accepts most insurances and Medicare. A more affordable alternative than hospital emergency rooms, Five Star insurance copays are a fraction of, copays for emergency room visits which can range from $75-$250 for the same services rendered. The total cost to the insurance company is substantially lower for urgent care services over emergency rooms. For those patients without insurance coverage, basic costs begin at $110 (depending on the services required).
Basic lab and radiology services are available on-site to enhance the patient's quality of care, as well as save time and money from visiting the hospital.
The reliability of Five Star's care providers offers a level of consistency and comfort in patient care not available in emergency rooms. All patients receive a follow-up call within 72 hours of their visit, and, if authorized, the patient's primary care provider is notified of the visit and of Five Star's clinical findings.
Prescriptions are sent electronically to pharmacies.
As a result, Five Star Urgent Care offers the Jamestown area with greater access, more efficient, more affordable, better coordinated, high quality urgent medical care in the region for non-life threatening medical needs.
Centrally located in the Riverwalk Center on South Main Street, Five Star is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call 489-3144 for more information.