SOURCE: Wall Street News Alert

November 02, 2005 08:36 ET

Wall Street News Alert: Aggressive Investors Alert Issued on ERUG! November 2, 2005

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Wall Street Capital Funding.

WESTON, FLA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 2, 2005 --Wall Street News Alert's "stocks to watch" this morning are: ER Urgent Care Centers (OTC: ERUG), Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED), Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ).

ER Urgent Care Centers (OTC: ERUG) could be the target of aggressive investors and day traders this morning! Yesterday after the stock markets closed, the company issued a press release announcing that at a recent meeting with city officials it has been determined that the growth potential for Kansas City ER Urgent Care is enormous.

The news of the large market size may get the attention of investors, as with over 2 million in population and $6 billion of investor growth, hospitals are overwhelmed! According to the company's press release, with an anticipated patient base of 25 per day, first quarter revenues could exceed $450,000.00.

Continue to watch this company! Its location and its proximity to Provident Hospital, local schools and an area that is experiencing a 12.3% growth will be setting records.

Investors should continue to monitor the progress of ER Urgent Care Centers! The company is a provider for Amerigroup, Avmed, Humana, Aetna, Hip/Vista/Beacon, Medicaid/Medipass/Medi-Kids, Total Health Choice, United Health Care, Beech Steet, Dimension Health, Assist Card, Cigna, Corvel, Health Insurance Plans, and many more.

A few weeks ago, the company announced that it was experiencing a 30% increase in patient visits.

Prior to the latest press release, the stock closed yesterday at Eleven cents a share.

For an updated and in-depth profile of ER Urgent Care Centers, visit

In case you are not familiar with the company: ERUC Management Company Inc. operates ER Urgent Care Centers in the South Florida area. The "true, bona-fide," "Urgent Care Center" is a one-stop-shop where patients can receive premier health care, after-hours, at a fraction of the cost of emergency room visits. With the "Urgent Care Center" model emergency rooms will no longer lose money on ER patients with minor injuries and illnesses and the HMOs will no longer have to pay exorbitant claims for non-admitted patients. ER Urgent Care Centers create a win-win situation for everyone, filling the financial and service gap between primary care physicians (PCPs) and hospital emergency rooms. The company's web site is

Stocks showing interesting activity yesterday at the close of the regular trading day were: Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) up 7.6% on 1.2 million shares traded, Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) up 1% on 11.7 million shares traded and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) down 1.1% on 9.8 million shares traded.


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This profile is not without bias, and is a paid release. WSCF has been compensated for dissemination of company information on behalf of one or more of the companies mentioned in this release. WSCF was previously compensated Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Shares of (OTC: ERUG) for past coverage by third party (South Florida Medical Financial Group Inc.), who is non-affiliated and may hold a significant position in the stock, and One Hundred Thousand Shares of ER Urgent Care Holdings Inc. (OTC: ERUG) for Past coverage, by third party (Active Stealth Inc.), who is non-affiliated and may hold a significant position in the stock, for services provided including previous dissemination of company information in past releases. WSCF holds no shares, as of this release. WSCF has been compensated Fifty Thousand Dollars for current and future coverage of ER Urgent Care Holdings Inc. (OTC: ERUG), by the company, for services provided including dissemination of company information in this release. WSCF may receive additional compensation for extension of its services. Any additional compensation will be disclosed at such time that WSCF is aware of a client's desire to extend the original services. WSCF may have received shares of a company profiled in this release prior to the dissemination of the information in this release. WSCF may immediately sell some or any shares in a profiled company held by WSCF and may have previously sold shares in a profiled company held by WSCF. WSCF's services for a company may cause the company's stock price to increase, in which event WSCF would make a profit when it sells its stock in a company. In addition, WSCF's selling of a company's stock may have a negative effect on the market price of the stock.

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