Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Basis. All rights reserved.. Chicago Tribune examines usage of urgent care centers More people have begun using urgent care centers as a way of avoiding looking forward to care in emergency departments or for a doctor’s appointment, the Chicago Tribune reports. Urgent care centers provide medical services without appointment and offer extended hours to customers seeking care for a wide range of non-life-threatening issues.Tests and Developing new mixed outcome measures was defined as a significant are for future analysis. Other included approaches to predicting treatment outcomes and studies to evaluate and enhance the minimum dataset. The Task Force members wish their recommended criteria reflect the ‘complex, intertwined elements’ affecting the development and clinical span of cLBP. They create, ‘As followed by NIH, these suggestions have the potential to standardize methods for identifying cLBP analysis cases, describing research topics, and comparing published reports.’ But they emphasize that the recommendations should be regarded as a ‘dynamic document’-in need of further validation and refinement in the years forward..