Why Primary Care Doctors Are Requesting House Call Services for Flu Season

Flu season is upon us. With busy schedules, unpredictable weather, and all of the germs being passed around this time of year, doctors’ offices are often overwhelmed. But for patients dealing with flu and other urgent medical problems, there’s a better way. It’s time to bring back the house call with a partnership that boosts […]

DispatchHealth Launches in Atlanta, Georgia

Today DispatchHealth launched its on-demand, in-home care services in Atlanta, Georgia. With the addition of Atlanta, DispatchHealth now operates in 18 cities across the U.S., and works closely with payers, providers and other partners to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits, as well as hospital stays and readmissions.  Atlanta residents can receive acute medical care from […]

Senior Community Staff Discovering an ER Alternative

If you work in a senior community, you know how often residents are transported to the ER. A recent study conducted by the CDC found that 14.2 percent of assisted living residents had emergency department visits in a given year. But a single resident may find themselves being transported to the ER several times a […]

Stomach Flu vs. Food Poisoning: How to Spot the Difference

There’s nothing worse than this scene: You’re relaxing at home on a Sunday afternoon, enjoying the twilight of the weekend, when something starts to feel…off. Your stomach begins to gurgle, a fever starts to heat up your face, and you feel that nauseating twinge in your throat that can only mean one thing: It’s time […]