ATLANTA, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American CareSource Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANCI), announced today its plan to change the name of its urgent care centers and primary care centers to GoNow Doctors.

Regarding the branding campaign, Norman Winland, President and Chief Operating Officer of American CareSource, stated, "We believe the new name effectively communicates our commitment to providing immediate access to comprehensive healthcare in the communities we serve. We understand that our patients are busy, and we want to be their first choice for high quality, convenient care. We think our new brand delivers this message: when you need to see a doctor, it's best to GO NOW."

The new name and logo reflect the retail-oriented nature of the growing urgent care industry, which provides convenient, affordable, and comprehensive care for routine illness and injury. American CareSource plans to brand its ten existing centers over the next several months and will conduct significant marketing activities to introduce the new brand.

About American CareSource Holdings, Inc.

American CareSource Holdings, Inc. is the owner of a growing chain of ten urgent and primary care centers and an ancillary services network that provides ancillary healthcare services through its nationwide provider network.

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