Dispatch Health – Health Services Come To Your Home
Who likes to go to Urgent Care or the Emergency Room? DispatchHealth brings comfortable healthcare to your home. They provide on-demand healthcare for people of all ages, through the power of technology, convenience and service. Their skilled providers arrive at your home with the tools necessary to provide advanced medical care and are supported by our technological infrastructure that ensures quality and improves outcomes.. Of course, for any life-threatening event, please call 911!
Founded in 2013 and formerly True North Health Navigation, DispatchHealth is a provider of mobile and virtual healthcare. Franke Tobey Jones has no affiliation with DispatchHealth, but we believe it’s a great service that seniors (and families) would like to know about.
How Their Mobile Urgent Care Works for You
In just a few simple steps they will get you connected directly to their medical team, cared for and back on your feet in no time.
Requesting care is easy; simply use their mobile app or website to begin the virtual process or call them directly at 720-507-2367. Their medical providers will review your symptoms over the phone to understand what’s wrong and get the right care sent to you.
Their medical providers have significant experience evaluating acute injuries and illnesses. In fact, they are the same providers that you may see in your nearby urgent care, quick care or emergency room but they come to you, so you can focus on getting better.
What They Can Treat
They treat everything an urgent care center can…plus more! Their medical team is geared up and ready to treat any number of conditions. From getting you stitched up to taking blood tests, they are here to help.
Common Conditions: Influenza (flu), fever, joint or back pain, skin rashes or lacerations, sprains and strains, strep throat, eye infection, and more.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea: Stomach viruses, dehydration, food poisoning, cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, fever, and more.
Migraine, headache and neurological: Vertigo, dizziness, weakness, throbbing pain, nausea, vomiting, vision problems, auras, sensitivity to light or sound, and more.
Asthma and Respiratory: Pneumonia, coughing, wheezing, congestion, bronchitis, seasonal allergies, difficulty breathing, respiratory infection, cough, and more.
Urinary: Urinary tract infection (UTI), painful urination, urinary retention, bladder infection, kidney stones, urinary frequency, and more.
Ear, nose and throat: Nosebleeds, sinus infection, ear infection, ear drainage, sore throat, strep throat, congestion, and more.
Labs, IVs, & Tests: They can perform a variety of advanced tests on-scene to get to address complex cases.
Tests: Blood tests on-site, strep test, flu swab, urinalysis, urine cultures, stool culture, test for blood in stool, pregnancy test, lactate, 12-lead EKG, PT/INR, rapid infectious disease testing and more.
Medications and Supplies: Tylenol, anti-inflammatories, IV antibiotics, IV fluids, prednisone, lasix, antiemetics, anti-diarrhea & anti-nausea medication, laxatives, stool softeners, heartburn prevention, glucose gel, anesthetics, migraine cocktail, antihistamines and more.
Treatments and procedures: Electronic prescriptions of medications to your in-network pharmacy, IV placement, IV fluids, breathing treatment, sutures, staples, splint, lancing of abscess, catheter placement, g-tube placement, pack or cauterize nose bleeds, work with 3rd party in-network imaging companies and more.
They Have Partnered with Leading Insurance Companies
Their extensive partnerships with major insurance companies, in addition to Medicare and Medicaid, allow them to deliver high-quality and affordable urgent care in your home. They typically bill your insurance just like an urgent care, but they bring the care to you. Some of their partnerships include: Anthem, United Health Care, Humana, Innovage, Mercy Care, Optima Health and more.
What does a visit cost?
DispatchHealth payment methods include credit, debit, health savings account (HSA), health reimbursement account (HRA) and flexible spending account (FSA).
So, next time you are not feeling well and don’t want to go to Urgent Care give DispatchHealth a try. Of course, for any life-threatening event, please call 911!