Press Releases

BCBSOK AND DISPATCHHEALTH EXTENDS MOBILE URGENT CARE TO MEMBERS

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK), the region’s health care leader and DispatchHealth, a leading provider of mobile health care, are working together to offer mobile urgent care services to BCBSOK members in Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas. This innovative mobile service will deliver convenient, high-quality urgent care services in the comfort of a patient’s home, work or location of need.

WEST METRO DEBUTS NEW ERA OF PATIENT CARE

West Metro Fire Rescue will debut a new type of emergency medical care- focused on treating patients at home and cutting back on unnecessary trips to the emergency room. Known as an Advanced Resource Medic- or ARM car, the specially-equipped ambulance is designed like mobile urgent care, with medical personnel on board, able to diagnose and treat a variety of illnesses and injuries.

MERCY CARE PLAN, MERCY MARICOPA INTEGRATED CARE AND DISPATCHHEALTH ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO DELIVER ON-DEMAND URGENT CARE IN PHOENIX

Mercy Care Plan and Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care are expanding innovative new options for their members with on-demand mobile urgent care in the Phoenix area through a partnership with DispatchHealth. The partnership is designed to increase member access to convenient acute healthcare, avoid ER waiting rooms and allow members to stay comfortable at home when they are ill or injured.

DISPATCHHEALTH WELCOMES FRANK RONCHETTI AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

DispatchHealth — the Denver-based healthcare company that delivers on-demand, acute healthcare services in-home and at senior living communities in five markets — today announced that Frank Ronchetti has been appointed to serve as the company’s chief financial officer. As CFO, Frank will lead DispatchHealth’s financial operations and investor relations efforts to ensure DispatchHealth remains well positioned to capitalize on expansion opportunities.

AARP FOUNDATION AND ROCK HEALTH ANNOUNCE DISPATCHHEALTH AS WINNER OF THE 2017 AGING IN PLACE $50K CHALLENGE

AARP Foundation and Rock Health have announced DispatchHealth as the winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for entrepreneurs with solutions that help vulnerable older adults remain in their homes and communities.

CENTURA HEALTH AND DISPATCHHEALTH PARTNERSHIP

Centura Health, the regions health care leader and DispatchHealth, a leading provider of mobile and virtual health care, today announced the expansion of mobile health care services to Colorado Springs on May 1, 2017. This innovative partnership will deliver convenient, high-quality acute and primary care in the comfort of a consumers home, at work or in the location of need.

INNOVAGE AND DISPATCHHEALTH PARTNER TO BRING BACK THE HOUSE CALL FOR DENVER METRO SENIORS

Starting this month, InnovAge and DispatchHealth are partnering to bring back the house call and reduce unnecessary emergency room visits for the 2,000-plus older adults who participate in InnovAge's Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in the Denver metro area.

DISPATCHHEALTH MAKES ON-DEMAND HOUSE CALLS MORE ACCESSIBLE WITH FREE, NEW SMARTPHONE APP

DispatchHealth, a leading provider of mobile and virtual health care, today launched a free iPhone app to give patients even more ways to access convenient, high-quality acute care in the comfort of their home, office or in the location of need.

CENTURA HEALTH AND DISPATCHHEALTH INNOVATE TO BRING ON-DEMAND

Centura Health, the regions health care leader, and DispatchHealth, a leading provider of mobile and virtual health care, today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership to deliver convenient, high-quality acute care and primary care extension in the comfort of a consumers home, at work or in the location of need. Together, Centura Health and DispatchHealth are pioneering mobile health care to provide coordinated and expanded health care services, while improving access to high-value care.

MOBILE HEALTHCARE DELIVERY STARTUP, DISPATCHHEALTH®, RAISES $3.6M; SET FOR RAPID EXPANSION

DENVER -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dispatch Health, a Denver, Colo.,-based company, provides mobile, onsite healthcare for acute care patients via a high-tech, low-cost solution. House calls of the past simply consisted of a doctor and a black bag. Dispatch Health uses mobile cars staffed by acute care clinicians, equipped with a CLIA-certified lab, medical equipment, medications and IV’s, wifi connectivity providing access to the health information exchange, and a network of established mobile radiology providers to administer state-of-the-art care in the convenience of the home, office or senior care facility. Today it announced a $3.6 million, seed funding round for expansion of its current services, as well as to administer onsite, advanced medical care, improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

In The News

LAS VEGAS ADOPTS DISPATCHHEALTH TO REDUCE ER VISITS

Las Vegas is now using DispatchHealth, a Denver-based virtual healthcare provider that offers physician house call services, according to a KLAS report. Patients can access DispatchHealth through a mobile app, website or direct call to report symptoms to board certified providers.

THIS COMPANY WILL BRING HEALTH CARE TO YOUR DOOR, ON DEMAND

It may be time to give millennials the nickname, “The Now Generation”, because we seem to have, do, and want it all now. With just your mobile phone, you can get just about anything delivered right to your door, be picked up and dropped off, and source any piece of information your mind wonders about.

BON SECOURS AND DISPATCHHEALTH ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO TRANSFORM ON-DEMAND URGENT CARE IN RICHMOND

As a market leader in health care innovation, Bon Secours Richmond Health System is pleased to announce a partnership with DispatchHealth to provide on-demand urgent care to Richmond residents. The partnership will help to transform health care in Richmond by expanding access to care and providing a more consumer friendly delivery of care.

DISPATCHHEALTH ATTRACTS $30.8 MLN

DispatchHealth, a Denver-based healthcare company offering on-demand, on-site healthcare services delivered in the home, senior care facility or office, today announced it has raised $30.8 million in growth financing.

30 DISRUPTIVE HEALTHCARE COMPANIES TO WATCH

Healthcare is ripe with opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs. Mobile health, sophisticated consumer expectations, data transparency and preference for on-demand services at a flat fee have ushered in a class of companies that resist the status quo.

DISPATCH HEALTH ADDS APP TO DIGITAL HOUSE CALL SERVICE, PROMISES VIDEO VISITS IN THE FUTURE

Dispatch Health is adding an iOS app to its mobile house call service, which currently offers its service through local municipal services providers. For the first time with the new app, consumers will be able to request care from Dispatch Health directly, bringing the company more in-line with similar providers like Pager or Heal.

TECH-ENABLED HOUSE CALL SERVICE DISPATCH HEALTH WILL WORK WITH COLORADO HEALTH SYSTEM CENTURA

DispatchHealth, one of the several recent "house call" startups that uses technology to send doctors or nurses to consumers' homes, has partnered with Colorado health system Centura Health to make its care available to some Centura patients in Denver, Colorado, where both companies are based.

STARTUP INSIDER: DISPATCHHEALTH

The definition of meaningful, high-quality care is changing and expanding, especially for hospitals and health systems. Providers are being challenged to provide care before patients walk through the door, according to Kevin Riddleberger, chief strategy officer and co-founder of DispatchHealth.

STARTUPS VIE TO BUILD AN UBER FOR HEALTH CARE

Darren Gold had a stomach virus the first time he used an app called Heal to summon a doctor to his Beverly Hills home. He liked the Stanford-trained doctor who showed up so much that he called Heal again when his 2-year-old son had a fever, and again when the whole family had colds.

Local News Coverage

DENVER: HOUSE CALL COMEBACK? DOCTORS PROVIDING HEALTH CARE ON DEMAND

If you thought doctors making house calls was a thing of the past, check this out: They may be more relevant now than ever before.

DENVER: THE NEW FACE OF TECH ON THE FRONT RANGE

For years, people have been calling the Denver-Boulder tech scene the 'next Silicon Valley". 5280's Senior Associate Editor Spencer Campbell takes a look at the new face of technology on the front range.

DENVER: DISPATCH HEALTH MOBILE HEALTHCARE

Dispatch Health, in Denver, is one of a handful of companies delivering health care to your front door. Dispatch Health specializes in non-emergent acute care.

DENVER: REINVENTING THE HOUSE CALL

A Denver doctor is putting a modern twist on the old concept of house calls. Dispatch Health will send a team to your door for everything from sore throats to stitches.

COLORADO SPRINGS: AT-HOME MEDICAL CALLS

Company offers medical house calls

PHOENIX: COMPANY DRIVES MOBILE URGENT CARE TO PATIENTS’ DOORSTEPS

Colorado-based Dispatch Health has brought its mobile urgent care platform to Tempe with plans to expand service to the rest of the East Valley later this year.

PHOENIX: NEW SERVICE BRINGS URGENT CARE TO YOUR LIVING ROOM

It's like Uber but for your health emergencies.

RICHMOND: A DENVER-BASED MOBILE HEALTH CARE COMPANY HAS LANDED IN RICHMOND THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH BON SECOURS

A Denver-based mobile health care company has landed in Richmond through a partnership with Bon Secours Richmond Health System.

RICHMOND: URGENT CARE ON WHEELS ROLLING INTO RICHMOND

Fresh off an eight-figure capital raise and lured in part by one of the big local names in healthcare, a Denver-based startup is preparing for a Richmond road trip.

RICHMOND: GET QUALITY HEALTHCARE IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME

If you need a doctor, you could just open an app on your phone, fill out your symptoms, and hit send.

LAS VEGAS: HEALTH CARE THAT MAKES HOUSE CALLS

A new service that provides on-demand healthcare in the convenience of your home has officially launched in Las Vegas.

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