When was the last time you visited your primary care physician? What about the last time you visited urgent care?
In the last decade visits to urgent care clinics across the U.S. increased by 119% between 2008 and 2015. For many Americans — urgent care — has become the ‘go-to’ option for healthcare services. According to Bob Switzer, urgent care director for Finger Lakes Health — the local trend has lived up to the national figures. Insurance claims to urgent care clinics has also dramatically increased in the last decade. The data showed an increase of 1,725 percent since 2008.
Switzer visited the FingerLakes1.com Studio alongside colleague Andre Forcier, chief administration officer for FLH Medical to discuss the trends in urgent care, and what’s happening locally to help keep residents healthy.
Earlier this year, WalletHub released survey results, which painted a grim picture about financial literacy across the U.S. Stunningly, the U.S. ended 2017 with $92.2 billion in new credit card debt – the highest increase since 2007 – before the ‘Great Recession’.
How much have we learned in the last 10 years; and what are we doing today to prevent making the same mistakes when it comes to personal finance? These questions and more were discussed with Menzo Case, President and CEO of Generations Bank on Episode #148 of Inside the FLX.
Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero has made serving the community a career. He has also made it a lifetime achievement, setting the standard for what long-term, successful leadership looks like in a law enforcement setting.
Povero attributes his success to having a great team, and a passion for his work – something that makes daily success easier to achieve.
This week he was in-studio discussing his tenure, and biggest achievements in local law enforcement.