Family Practice & Urgent Care located in Hillsboro, OR
The doctors and the staff of Tuality Physicians offer urgent care treatment to patients living in the Hillsboro, Oregon area. The professional medical staff is capable of offering a wide variety of urgent care services.
Urgent Care Q & A
What is Urgent Care?
Urgent care is slightly more involved than primary care and not as extreme as emergency care. An urgent care facility is open longer than a conventional primary care provider and handles more cases that are more serious than what a family practitioner might cover. An urgent care facility may be able to handle harder cases, but those that involve life or death or any kind of physical trauma should be immediately transported to the nearest emergency room. Urgent care is extremely beneficial for injuries that must be seen immediately but do not require a trauma team or the intensity of an emergency room visit.
When is an Emergency Room Necessary?
An urgent care facility is more than capable of handling many types of emergency situations. However, when the wounds go from severe to traumatic, the services of an emergency room team will be required. Emergency rooms have the equipment that is needed in life or death situations. Emergency room physicians are highly skilled in handling traumatic wounds and health conditions that have a devastating impact on a person's health. While urgent care may be able to help in severe situations, they may not have certain pieces of equipment that are needed to save a person's life.
What are the Benefits of Urgent Care?
The benefits of urgent care are very well known. An urgent care facility provides fast and effective treatment for a variety of health conditions and injuries. Most offices that offer urgent care have extended hours to accommodate the overflow from conventional offices. The extended hours eliminates the need for a patient to go to the emergency room. Emergency rooms are often overcrowded and those who need help but do not have a life-threatening illness, are forced to wait several hours before they can be seen. With an urgent care facility, patients are treated on a first come, first served basis that allows for a much quicker turnaround and shorter wait time.
Our Insurance Policy:
We participate with most local and many national insurance plans. We also accept Oregon workers' comp and auto-related medical claims.
However, it is your responsibility to understand whether your insurance has limits on the doctors you can see or the services you can receive. Please contact our office or call your insurance carrier should you have any questions.
Words from our patients
"Dr. Hoffman is an amazing doctor. He really listens and cares for his patients. Whenever you need him, he will be there for you"
"...Dr Mccaffrey is fantastic! From the staff at the front to the medical assistant to him has been nothing but wonderful."
" I have been going to this clinic for 6 years. Excellent doctor bedside manner as well as awesome back office staff"
"I have had a great experience with this office. Dr. Hoffman is very patient and takes time to listen and address my concerns thoroughly. I recommend them!"
"My overall experience with the other doctors and the administrative staff has been equally as positive. I highly recommend Tuality Physicians. "
"The staff is nice at Tuality and Dr. Hoffman is an excellent doctor and an outstanding person"
"Tuality Physicians are skilled and caring practitioners. They have served my family for 12 years, and we couldn't ask for better care."
"Great doctors! Great office! Tuality physicians have been my doctors for 10 years! Very caring knowledgable doctors. Staff is very good at working you in when ill. "