Urgent Care Franchise Receives Second Honor This Year from Entrepreneur
American Family Care (AFC) is celebrating another top honor from the experts at Entrepreneur magazine. The fast-growing urgent care franchise is thrilled to receive a number one ranking on Entrepreneur’s 2021 Best of the Best Franchises List. The magazine only awards the prestigious recognition to a franchise listed on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® as well as first in its industry category.
“2021 is turning into a monumental year for American Family Care,” explains Sean Hart, Vice-President of Sales and Development at AFC. “We broke into the top 100 of Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® for the first time, and now with a spot on the Best of the Best list, we could not be more proud to receive this kind of recognition.”
Over the last 39 years, AFC has pioneered the concept of non-emergency room urgent care and expanded its footprint to more than 25 states. Every AFC location is designed, equipped and staffed to provide urgent care, accessible primary care and minor emergency treatment. Each center features a high-tech approach, including digital x-rays, on-site lab testing, state-of-the-art diagnostics, and electronic medical records.
“This new honor from Entrepreneur speaks to the effectiveness of the AFC business model,” says Hart. “Prospective owners do not even need a background in healthcare to run a center successfully.We provide a blueprint to get them on the right track and help them to achieve success for years to come.”
AFC is now the largest urgent care and accessible primary care provider in the country, with more than 220 centers. The healthcare network is on pace to open its 500th location by 2025.
About American Family Care:
Founded by Dr. Bruce Irwin with a single location in 1982, American Family Care has pioneered the concept of convenient, patient-centric healthcare. Today, with more than 220 clinics and 600 in-network physicians caring for nearly 3 million patients a year, AFC is the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine. Ranked by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., AFC’s stated mission is to provide the best healthcare possible, in a kind and caring environment, while respecting the rights of all patients, in an economical manner, at times and locations convenient to the patient. For more information, visit www.AmericanFamilyCare.com.