How American Family Care clinics stormed the COVID-19 field
On Friday the 13th in March, the day “everything broke loose” in the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Bruce Irwin and other American Family Care execs were having lunch with a major insurance company.
American Family Care Pandemic Pivots Prove Successful
BIRMINGHAM Ala. – (July 20, 2020) – The strength and resiliency of American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care...
'The new normal' amid the COVID-19 pandemic
As more and more people return to life after quarantine, local doctors are urging everyone to step out safely and use caution.
American Family Care Expands Into New Territory
FARMINGTON, N.M. – (June 17, 2020) – American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care...
How One Franchisor Is Saving Lives In Crisis
IFA- If you’re going to be in a pandemic, Dave Adams is the sort of person everyone would want on the front lines. He owns and operates six American Family Care (AFC) locations..
Will COVID-19 Bring Telehealth Into the Mainstream of American Healthcare?
It took American Family Care, an urgent care and primary care company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, just 36 hours to roll out its telemedicine service...
Calming Words, Quick Moves by American Family Care CEO
Dr. Bruce Irwin, CEO of American Family Care, is rolling out a new service for his chain of urgent care clinics: rapid testing for the novel coronavirus or its antibodies for employers. That's just one of a handful of moves...
How do I market to patients, not customers?
Running a healthcare business is different than running just about any business. For starters, you don’t have customers. You have patients. A lot of businesses refer to their customers as something other than customers, which can sound impersonal. For instance, hotels and restaurants often refer to their customers...
AFC Urgent Care Franchise Leads Testing Battle in Boston
Before he was a franchisee for American Family Care in the Boston area, Dave Adams was an officer and mechanized infantry operator in the Marine Corps. Dr. Kristina Orio, medical director for his six AFC urgent care clinics, was a U.S. Air Force battlefield ER doctor deployed to Iraq...
AFC Urgent Care Franchise gears up to fight COVID-19
Triage pods in the parking lots, where patients with COVID-19 symptoms are examined in isolation. Initial telemedicine exams for people who don't wish to come in. And testing for the virus for anyone who shows up, outside the clinic, with gloved and masked healthcare providers—with more than 200 tests conducted so far...
American Family Care opens 17th urgent care in greater Philadelphia
Philadelphia – American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care services, and occupational medicine...
Dr. Bruce Irwin – The pioneer of urgent care
Every story has a beginning. American Family Care’s starts with its founder and CEO, Dr. D. Bruce Irwin, in an emergency room...
American Family Care physicians are playing a key role in educating communities about how clinics are dealing with the threat of coronavirus.
WYNCOTE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) – Officials have said it's not a matter of if - but when - we'll start to see more community-spread cases of COVID-19.
That means all medical centers need to be on alert, including local urgent care center...
American Family Care expands urgent care network to Idaho franchise team opens the first clinic in Boise with massive growth plans to follow
BOISE, ID. – (March 3, 2020) – American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care and occupational medicine, expands its national care network with the opening of the latest AFC urgent care center in Boise, Idaho.
American Family Care is offering game-changing technology to test for COVID-19. Patients can see a positive result within 5 minutes.
Tennessee – American Family Care clinics in the Middle Tennessee area have begun using new testing technology to check patients for the coronavirus in as little as five minutes...
Dr. Robert Levy of AFC Urgent Care West Islip, NY Speaks with News12 on COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, many Long Islanders are turning to antibody tests to find out if they've previously had the virus and recovered. But with so many different tests on the market, medical experts say it's easy to get lost in the shuffle.
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