Category Archives: Healthcare Access

Prime Health Challenge Here We Come!

Patients, providers, and insurers recognize that our goal of improving access to quality, affordable, connected care is a worthy one.  Today we officially received recognition of the value of that goal by being selected as a 2018 Prime Health Challenge Finalist.  This “Shark Tank” style event allows startup digital health companies that are paving a path […]

Increasing Telemedicine Utilization: Throw in the KITCHEN SINK

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Telemedicine Availability Does Not Equal Telemedicine Utilization Telemedicine, also sometimes going by telehealth or virtual care, has now been around for quite some time.  Over the past few years it has become a popular buzzword in both the startup business world as well as the healthcare administration world.  Many seem to want a part of […]

Care on Location Honored with the 2018 Working Spirit Award

Care on Location Receives Working Spirit Award

We are truly honored to have received the 2018 Working Spirit Award from the non-profit Center for Spirituality at Work.  The award recognized Care on Location “for exemplifying a Working Spirit which respects the dignity of all persons, expresses true community service, engages innovative approaches that make the world a better place, and commits to […]

The Uber of Healthcare Has Arrived (Literally)

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The Uber of Healthcare is Here for Real Uber recently announced the launch of Uber Health. This transportation platform allows healthcare professionals to schedule rides for patients that need to go to or from medical appointments.  A similar program with Lyft has been rolling out nationwide including a partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield.  The […]

School Based Telemedicine + Enhanced Asthma Management Reduces Symptoms and Hospitalizations

Overview:  A recent study from the Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA) Pediatrics indicates that combining a combination of occasional telemedicine visits with a monitored “at-school” asthma medication regimen as directed by the telemedicine providers significantly increased the number of days without symptoms for the children as well as cutting in half the number of […]

A new white paper shows the massive untapped potential for telehealth acceptance

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What is holding up telehealth acceptance? Some clues can be gleaned from a recent white paper published by Avizia shows the significant percentage of the population that has yet to discover telehealth.    According to this white paper, 82% of patients surveyed have not used telemedicine as a source of care.  Of the 18% who […]

Mike Pence mentions telemedicine for veterans during televised Veteran’s Day speech.

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Happy Veteran’s Day!  Thank you to those who have and are serving our country. Today Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech at Arlington National Cemetery in honor of America’s Vets and one line caught my ear: “And because not all wounds of war are visible, we’ve improved Veteran’s access to urgent mental health care […]

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