Oak Crest: Key to Good Health Is Just Down the Hall

Parkville, Maryland–One of the great paradoxes of American medical care is that although it is amongst the best health care in the world, a limited number of doctors means they are not always available at the time that you need them.

According to the most recent survey of Physician Appointment Wait Times and Medicare and Medicaid Acceptance Rates, by Merritt Hawkins, it takes an average of 24 days to schedule a first-time appointment with a physician, a 30 percent increase from 2014, when the average wait time was 18.5 days.

For residents of Oak Crest, an Erickson Living-managed community located in Parkville, Maryland, having a physician-staffed medical center just a few steps from their front door makes accessing health care more convenient than ever, with same-day appointments available as needed.

“One of the benefits of having a medical center on-site is the timeliness of response,” said Megan Hawthorne Practice

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