Lake County Immediate Care LLC – A UCAOA Accredited and Certified Company
Lake County Immediate Care, doing business as PromptMed Urgent Care in Waukegan, Illinois, is proud to be Accredited and Certified by the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA). The UCAOA National Accreditation and Certification is the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers, and PromptMed Urgent Care is the first and only urgent care center in Illinois to have received this accreditation and certification to date.
The UCAOA was established in order to create more awareness for the uniqueness that is the growing field of urgent care. Their accreditation and certification programs recognize urgent care centers that demonstrate excellence and patient-centric care. In order to receive the UCAOA Certification, an urgent care center must display a unique distinction from other kinds of care providers in the community, have a tool for contributing to a national benchmark for fee schedules, and be up to date on marketing practices. A UCAOA Accredited center has met nationally standardized criteria and achieved excellence in the areas of:
- Human resources
- Patient care processes
- Physical environment
- Quality improvement
- Health records management
- Patient privacy and rights
- Scope of care
Lake County Immediate Care’s entity PromptMed Urgent Care has earned both an Accreditation and Certification from the UCAOA by providing the highest quality care possible for our patients and maintaining a state-of-the-art facility. Instead of waiting for hours and paying high copays at the ER, or waiting for days to see a physician, residents throughout the Waukegan, IL, area can simply walk in during our extended hours to receive this comprehensive, superior care for themselves.