How to Travel Safely as the Country Begins to Reopen
No matter your situation, one thing is certain: travel today looks a whole lot different than it did just a few months ago. Here's how to navigate that.
What You Can Do to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) as Social Distancing Measures Ease
Social distancing measures are easing and states are reopening. So, how can you actively continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19?
Helping Seniors Stay Safe as Social Distancing Guidelines Ease
We are all craving social interactions. As social distancing guidelines lessen, though, how can we keep those who are at risk safe? We've got some tips.
6 Ways to Give Back to Help Your Community Recover from COVID-19
Stuck at home? You can still help your community recover from the devastating effects of COVID-19. Here are some ideas you may not have thought of.
Employers Are Offering In-Home Medical Care Benefits to Their Employees and It’s Paying Off
Partner with DispatchHealth to provide your employees with the in-home medical care they need during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
DispatchHealth Partners with Renown Health to Bring Services to Reno/Sparks Residents
DispatchHealth recently announced a partnership with Renown Health to provide Reno/Sparks residents with high-quality medical care from home.
3 Benefits of “Sanity Walks” While Social Distancing
From sunshine therapy to improved creative thinking, here are three surprising benefits of taking a walk while in quarantine during this pandemic.
COVID-19 Health Tips for Teachers to Share with Students and their Families
To support educational heroes and in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we’ve put together some health tips teachers can share with students.
What to Do If You Get Sick While in Self-Isolation
If you get sick while in self-isolation, you may be unsure what to do next. Whether you have symptoms of COVID-19 or another illness, we can help.
6 Ways DispatchHealth is Partnering with Health System Clients During this Crisis
Here are six ways DispatchHealth is working with health system partners from coast-to-coast to help them through the COVID-19 crisis.
How to Protect Yourself From COVID-19 While Running Common Errands
Face mask, check. Hand sanitizer, check. What other steps can you take to protect yourself from COVID-19 while running to the grocery store?
How To Emotionally Support Older Adults Who Are In Self-Isolation
The spread of COVID-19 has put thousands of older adults into self isolation, which can get lonely fast. What can you do to make it easier for them?
How DispatchHealth is Supporting Senior Living Communities During the COVID-19 Outbreak
What is DispatchHealth doing to support our senior living community partners during the stressful COVID-19 outbreak? A lot!
Everyday Heroes: Saving a Life While Boarding a Plane
What started out as a routine work trip for DispatchHealth National Medical Director, Wendy Kissinger, finished up as a day she would remember forever.
What You Need to Know About The COVID-19 Testing Shortage
Nervous about COVID-19? You're not alone. But many people who request a test may not get one. Here's why and what this could mean for you.
Congestive Heart Failure & Coughing: What to Do When Experiencing Cardiac Cough
Discover the relationship between heart failure and coughing. Plus, learn the steps you should take when experiencing exacerbated symptoms.
3 Ways DispatchHealth Helps Senior Living Community Residents Save on Healthcare
DispatchHealth provides an alternative to traditional and expensive medical settings, helping senior living communities with their residents’ healthcare.
Assessing the Negative Impact Extended Hospital Stays Have on Seniors
Learn about the negative impact of extended hospital stays on seniors and the alternatives that DispatchHealth offers as a senior living community partner.
The Denver-Based Startup That’s Changing the Future of Healthcare
Started by a couple of clinicians, DispatchHealth remains headquartered in the same thriving, vibrant and unique city where it all began.
The Relationship Between Chronic Stress & COPD Exacerbations
Stress is a part of life, but it shouldn’t act as a handicap—especially for those with COPD. We've got details on the dangerous relationship between chronic stress and COPD exacerbations.
Have a Cough That Won’t Go Away? What it Could Mean, and When to Seek Treatment
Can’t remember the last time you didn’t have a cough? It could be more than a cold. There may be an underlying cause that warrants medical attention.
5 Ways to Show Your Heart Some Love This Valentine’s Day
February is American Heart Month, a time to check in on our heart health. Here are five key ways you can show your heart some love this Valentine’s Day.
Atlanta, GA Parents Filling Healthcare Gaps for Special Needs Daughter
Journey has a rare chromosome abnormality resulting in developmental delays and severe autism. So when she came down with the flu, the ER was not an option.
How to Lower the Risk of Pneumonia for At-Risk Seniors
For those at high risk, pneumonia can be fatal. This is especially true for at-risk seniors. Learn how you can lower chances of contraction here.
How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout During the Holidays
If you care for a loved one during the holidays, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Luckily we have a few tips to help avoid caregiver burnout.
Why Primary Care Doctors Are Requesting House Call Services for Flu Season
Your practice’s schedule is packed this time of year. So why not relieve the pressure by partnering with a house call service?
Senior Community Staff Discovering an ER Alternative
Visits to the emergency room can be a real problem for seniors. Help your residents avoid the stress and expense of an ER visit with DispatchHealth.
Stomach Flu vs. Food Poisoning: How to Spot the Difference
Have you been up all night running to the bathroom? Read up on the differences between the stomach flu and food poisoning.
Caring for Someone With COPD & Congestive Heart Failure: What You Need to Know
COPD and CHF are different conditions that can exacerbate each other. So, how do you care for someone with one or both conditions?
Pneumonia vs Bronchitis: How to Tell the Difference
There is nothing fun about pneumonia or bronchitis, but is there a difference between the two? Learn more about these two respiratory infections.
Back Pain: What it Can Mean & When to Seek Treatment
Whether you experience episodes of sporadic pain or discomfort, back pain can seriously impair your function. Get medical care delivered to help.
Caring for Seniors Who Have Recently Broken a Bone
Are you caring for a senior who has recently suffered a fracture? Avoid a trip to the emergency room; here's how a medical house call can help
The Most Common Skin Infections Found in Seniors & How to Prevent Them
Why are the elderly more susceptible to skin infections? Find the answer and learn how DispatchHealth's healthcare delivery services can help.
DispatchHealth’s Traveling Flu Crew Helps Fight the Flu At Home
DispatchHealth is sending its Traveling Flu Crew to homes across the country this flu season to help treat the flu from the comfort of home.
3 Immediate Steps to Take When Your Child has Flu Symptoms
It seems like no matter how careful you are about your child’s health during flu season, they still somehow manage to bring home this nasty sickness.
College Kids Used to Delivery Services, Now Including Healthcare
Today’s college kids are used to having more than just pizza arrive at their door. Companies are happy to bring their business to your door.
ERs are Overwhelmed with Flu Patients; House Calls can Help
If you feel sick this flu season, skip the ER and have the DispatchHealth Traveling Flu Crew treat you from the comfort of home.
Parent Hack for Sick Days: Pediatric Care Delivery
Back to school for many kids also means back to germs. But smart parents know a shortcut to get pediatric care delivered on sick days: DispatchHealth.
The Flu is Even More Contagious Than you Think
The flu is rather commonplace and can be extremely dangerous if complications arise. Additionally, it’s incredibly easy to spread. This flu season, arm yourself with the knowledge you need to prevent infection, and to prevent spreading illness to others should you become sick.
ER or Urgent Care for the Flu?
The flu is no laughing matter. If you’re looking for treatment and can’t get into your regular doctor’s office in a timely manner, the first instinct is probably to run to the ER or an urgent care clinic. But what if there’s a better way – one that doesn’t even require you to leave your home?
How to Manage Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) in the Summer Heat
People with congestive heart failure should take special precautions to stay safe this summer. Click here to learn what they are.
How DispatchHealth Is Improving Healthcare for People With Intellectual Disabilities
On-demand healthcare should be available to everyone, and DispatchHealth is going the extra mile to ensure that happens. Learn more.
Sick After Vacation? Here’s How to Recover Quickly
We're here fill you in on the most common reasons for this phenomenon, as well as what to do if your vacation has lead to illness.
From the ER to the Reinvented House Call — Why We Started DispatchHealth
After several years of careful research combined with many real-world studies, Mark Prather and Kevin Riddleberger built the DispatchHealth model.
3 Common Conditions that Send People with Intellectual Disabilities to the ER (and How to Prevent Them)
Are you taking care of someone with an intellectual disability? If so, avoid the emergency room for these health issues and instead get care delivered.
Urgent House Calls Improving Healthcare for Those with Physical Disabilities
DispatchHealth has significantly improved healthcare access for those with physical disabilities. Click to learn more about our on-demand service!
Important Facts You Should Know About UTIs in Seniors
Many seniors have health conditions that increase their risk of developing urinary tract infections (UTIs). Here's everything you need to know to help.
ALS Fighter Finds Comfort in Healthcare House Calls
DispatchHealth patient Clint Modler, 50, is determined to beat the survival odds of ALS. Healthcare delivery has been his "saving grace".
Alzheimer’s and Urinary Tract Infections: Risks, Prevention and In-Home Treatment
Urinary tract infections are common among seniors with Alzheimer’s. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and some of the ways to prevent it.
The Most Common Signs of Dehydration in the Elderly
Notice that bedside water bottle’s been full all day? Keep a lookout for these signs of dehydration in the elderly before health complications arise.
Most Common Injuries and Illnesses for People Aging with Alzheimer’s
If you’re caring for someone who is struggling with alzheimers or dementia, you should keep an eye out for these common health concerns.
ER-Level Care Delivery Exceeding Customer Expectations (And this Company is the Trailblazer)
DispatchHealth is seeing a record high NPS score compared to the industry average. Why? Their innovative care delivery model is certainly one reason.
5 Severe Spring Injuries You Can Get Treated at Home
Unfortunately, the joys of Spring can sometimes be interrupted by injuries and ailments. Luckily, with DispatchHealth you can get medical care at home.
The Best Ways to Prevent Dehydration in Seniors with Alzheimer’s
Dehydration is an ongoing threat for seniors with Alzheimer’s. Here are five strategies to keep your loved one hydrated and healthy.
Everything You Need to Know About COPD and Pneumonia
People with COPD need to be extra careful when it comes to pneumonia. Here's the link between COPD and pneumonia and how to prevent it.
Why Are the Elderly More Vulnerable to Food Poisoning?
There are a number of reasons why the elderly are particularly vulnerable to food poisoning. Here are some simple steps to keep most stomach bugs at bay.
Healthcare Providers and Insurers Advocate Treating Seniors at Home
Providers and insurers ranging from physicians to Medicare are increasingly advocating in-home healthcare. DispatchHealth is the solution.
5 Ways House Calls Provide Peace of Mind for Seniors
For patients with complex health needs, DispatchHealth delivers high-quality care to the comfort of your home as a cost-effective ER alternative.
Why Seasonal Change Makes People Sick
If it seems like you feel poorly every time the seasons change, you’re not alone. There are a number of reasons a change in the seasons or the ever-shifting weather of early spring can cause all sorts of symptoms and maladies. We’ll explore the causes of some common springtime symptoms.
Keeping Older Adults Safe by Delivering Healthcare
For the elderly, a trip to the emergency room can further complicate health problems. Fortunately, there’s a better option available.
Healthcare System Makes Seniors Worse Off; House Calls can Help
Vulnerable seniors deserve better than long waits and being around others who are sick. Fortunately, DispatchHealth house calls are at their fingertips.
Mobility-Challenged Seniors Deserve Better Healthcare
Seniors with mobility issues often delay getting necessary healthcare. Luckily, urgent house calls are a growing trend nationwide.
Flu Complications Hit Seniors Hard; House Calls can Help
Flu, fever, sinus infections, pneumonia and related complications are hitting seniors hard, fast and often. Efficient, economical medical house calls can treat seniors right away without waiting for an appointment, traveling to an urgent care center or ER, or just worrying and waiting it out.
House Calls Take the ‘Scare’ out of Healthcare for Seniors
Increasingly, sick seniors are trying to “tough it out” when they shouldn’t. New urgent mobile care options offering house calls are coming to the rescue.
The App Every Winter Sports Enthusiast Needs for Injuries
Here are the winter sport injuries that are most common, and the app that can help you deal with them from the comfort of home.
5 Gross Facts that will Change Your Handwashing Routine
Here are a few of the really disgusting things you come into contact with on a daily basis. So how’s a person supposed to stay healthy? Wash your hands!
The Innovative Solution That Changed my Outlook on Healthcare
Today I witnessed three people who lacked access to healthcare actually get sophisticated, human-to-human care from experienced providers.
The Real Scare for Parents: Common Halloween Injuries
We’ve got the details on the most common Halloween injuries, and how to prevent them. Keep your family safe by being aware of these hazards!
Why Healthcare Providers Need to Assess More than Just Physical Health
We all know that genetics affect our health, but there are social factors that are also important. Learn more about why these things should matter.
The “Amazon Factor” — Why Your Startup Needs an On-Demand Model
What do Amazon, Uber and Airbnb have in common? An on-demand business model that exceeds consumer expectations with exceptional ease of use.
Dehydration: A Serious Health Risk for Aging Adults
Our bodies are made up of mostly water, so when we don’t have enough, it can cause all kinds of problems. When we’re young, most people don’t even need to think about hydrating on a day-to-day basis. But as we age, this normal cycle can change, and we can find ourselves getting dehydrated easier.
Get a House Call for Your Next Hypertensive Crisis
If you have high blood pressure, a spike in your numbers can be scary, and warrants medical treatment. So why not get ER-level treatment from home?
How the Modern-Day House Call is Evolving Healthcare
The house call is making a comeback in the healthcare industry. So what does this mean for the evolution of modern healthcare?
An Affordable Healthcare Delivery Service for Seniors
DispatchHealth sends a medical team to the patient’s home or senior facility and is partnered with most major insurance companies.
5 Things College Graduates Need to Know About Healthcare
For college grads in the process of “adulting”, healthcare can be complicated and confusing. These tips will help you be prepared!