Asension Urgent Care Receives Accreditation

Jul 21, 2022 at 09:42 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care centers have received the Urgent Care Association (UCA) Accreditation designation, the highest level of distinction for an urgent care center. UCA Accreditation demonstrates an organization’s overriding commitment to safety, quality and scope of services.

The criteria includes meeting standards for governance, human resources, patient care processes, quality improvement, physical environment, health record management and patient privacy/rights/responsibilities. The standards represent a set of practices that collectively support patient service and organizational performance. Accreditation is awarded on a three-year basis.


“Our team has worked diligently on this accreditation process and are thrilled all of the 15 Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care centers in Middle Tennessee have met UCA’s high standards,” said Nancy Becker, Division Vice President at Urgent Team, joint venture partner with Ascension Saint Thomas.

All centers are open seven days a week and offer extended hours. Services include urgent care, primary care, women and men’s health services, wellness care and occupational health. The centers treat a variety of ailments, such as:

  • Asthma and allergies 
  • Ear and eye injuries 
  • Flu, colds, viral illnesses and COVID-19 testing 
  • Skin conditions, including burns 
  • Bites, stings, allergic reactions
  • Stitches 
  • Broken bones, sprains, strains
  • School, sports, wellness and DOT physicals
  • Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
  • Wellness vaccinations 
  • Urinary tract infections 
  • Physicals for men, women, and children
  • Occupational services

Ascension Saint Thomas and the Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers are proud to fulfill an essential healthcare need, filling the gap between primary care and emergency rooms while offering increased convenience and cost savings to its patients. With UCA Accreditation, the companies further demonstrate a commitment to providing patients with access to quality care of the highest level.

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