Amino rolls out database for urgent care centers

San Francisco-based Amino, self-dubbed a "healthcare transparency company," created a national search engine for urgent care centers, Amino co-founder and CEO David Vivero announced in a blog post.

The search engine includes information on more than 9,300 urgent care locations around the country. Users can go to amino.com, search "urgent care" and view a map of urgent care centers in their area. They can filter the map by insurance, hours of operation and facility type, differentiating between freestanding and hospital-affiliated centers.

The search engine also includes a tool to help users identify if their condition requires urgent care, based on information from medical advisors. If users identify that their needs are not urgent, the tool will show physician offices where they can book an appointment, according to the blog.

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