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Health Fusion: Get to know our sponsor and their goal to increase access to health care

Imagine this -- a walk-in health clinic with easy parking, no long waits and an expert staff. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams introduces you to the founder and CEO of Compcare Urgent care, the sponsor of this program.

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Cooper Rendon has worked in the health care industry for more than a decade. Trained as a physician assistant, he's dedicated to helping patients. But during this time, he grew concerned about barriers that prevented access to health care. He wanted to fix that problem.

"Even from my own experience with my own family, trying to get into see somebody for very common things, there's always a lot of barriers," says Rendon. "Whether it's the paper forms, the long waits or high prices. So I decided that there's got to be a better solution to this."

Rendon's streamlines the process through his company, Compcare Urgent Care . It's an expertly-staffed, walk-in clinic that offers urgent care and occupational medicine services for people of all ages and businesses.

Watch and/or listen to the podcast to learn more about the "Health Fusion" sponsor.

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For comments or other podcast episode ideas, email Viv Williams at vwilliams@newsmd.com . Or on Twitter/Instagram/FB @vivwilliamstv.

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