Saint Francis FastCare?
Saint Francis FastCare is a primary care retail clinic operated by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical
Center, stationed at specialized facilities in Super Stop & Shop Stores in
What is a primary care
A primary care retail clinic is a healthcare facility stationed
in a retail store. It provides non-urgent care for adults and children over the age of 18 months.
provides healthcare services at Saint Francis FastCare?
Saint Francis FastCare is served by APRNs.
What is an APRN?
APRN stands for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
These letters indicate a nurse with post-graduate education, advanced clinical education,
and extended training and experience.
Saint Francis FastCare APRN prescribe
In the state of Connecticut, APRNs are allowed to
Can I have
my prescription refilled at Saint Francis FastCare?
No, Saint Francis FastCare APRNs may only prescribe medications for routine illnesses
requiring immediate attention. For medications relating to chronic conditions,
consult your physician, or visit the in-store pharmacy.
operates Saint Francis FastCare?
Saint Francis FastCare is operated by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center,
which is based in Hartford, Connecticut.
How is the
quality of care maintained at Saint Francis FastCare?
A board-certified Saint Francis physician
regularly visits Saint Francis FastCare,
reviews patient files, and provides advice and clinical oversight to the
on-staff APRN to ensure the best possible quality of treatment.
does one Saint Francis FastCare visit
$79 covers most visits, including basic labs.
What do you mean by
- Pregnancy test
- Rapid flu test
- Rapid strep test
- TB skin test
Will my insurance
cover my visit?
Most insurance plans are accepted, and your office
visit co-pay applies.
Will I receive a copy of my medical record?
Yes, upon request you may receive a patient visit summary report. Your report includes your diagnosis, medication information, and instructions for follow-up care, if any.
Will my primary care physician (PCP) be notified of my visit?
Yes, with your consent and by your request we would be glad to notify your primary care physician about your visit and release your records to him or her. We will ask you to sign consent forms permitting us to release your records to your PCP. We will also encourage you to see your PCP following your visit to Saint Francis FastCare, and to keep your PCP informed and up-to-date on all of your treatments and medications.
What if my
condition unexpectedly requires a physician’s attention?
Your Saint Francis FastCare APRN will refer you to physician, if needed.
Francis FastCare provide emergency medicine or urgent care?
No. For life-threatening medical emergencies dial
911. For urgent care needs such as treatment of cuts or sprains, visit your
nearest urgent care clinic.