October 01, 2018
Last year’s influenza outbreak was one of the worst in nearly a decade and the severity of the outbreak was extreme. In fact, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recorded over 20,000 positive flu tests per week at the height of the outbreak.
June 01, 2018
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.
May 17, 2018
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.
April 05, 2018
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.
March 08, 2018
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.
December 12, 2017
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.
April 30, 2017
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.
November 17, 2015
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.
November 15, 2015
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.
June 22, 2015
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.
August 12, 2015
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.
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Patients in the Denver metro, including Boulder and Broomfield counties, can have a nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant and a medical technician — supported virtually by a board-certified physician — come to their door rather than go to the ER for flu symptoms.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
A Denver-based mobile health care company has landed in Richmond through a partnership with Bon Secours Richmond Health System.
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.