Category Archives: Medical Diagnosis

The Painful Pee – treat your bladder infection online

Sitting Woman Holding Stomach

Diagnosing and treating bladder infections is common through online urgent care telemedicine services. For most people, if you have had one, you never forget what it feels like. The feeling of having to constantly pee but next to nothing comes out. And it can burn and sting like your on fire down there. Sometimes the […]

Blood Tests and X-rays ordered from your Barcalounger

Care on Location Blood Work

In order to create a more comprehensive and convenient experience for you, we have partnered with QuestLabs, Labcorp, and Health Images to be able to get your blood tests and x-rays ordered directly from our telemedicine platform.  Blood test ordering is available from LabCorp from Fort Collins on down to Pueblo, from Quest Labs from […]

Online Medical Care for Children

Mother and Child on Tablet doing Telemedicine Visit with Online Doctor

The Scenario It is 8 pm on a school night.  Just about bedtime for the kids.  Then one of your children vomits.  You think it might have been a one time thing and you start thinking back to what they ate recently.  Then it starts happening again. And again.  And again.  You now realize this […]

Apple Is Developing an EKG Heart Monitor for Its Smartwatch – Bloomberg

Care on Location Logo

Healthcare is coming home!  The trend is clear.  The past several years have seen the continuous march of moving patients out of expensive and often inconvenient healthcare settings, and moving them into the more convenient and cost-effective outpatient or even home setting.  Telemedicine, drone medical supply deliveries, healthcare artificial intelligence, and connected digital health devices […]

I Can See Your Eardrum From All The Way Over Here: ENTO Telemedicine Otoscope Review

ENTO telemedicine digital otoscope in case

A Healthcare Consumer(Patient)-Friendly Camera Ear pain evaluation through an online video consult with no additional devices has been a weak point of telemedicine.  It is such a common complaint, particularly in children but the ability to actually see the eardrum just is not possible with these “Skype-like” interactions.  So a telemedicine clinician can not actually […]

What the Rash is That?!

Scabies Rash

Rashes really freak people out and make up a decent percentage of all urgent care telemedicine complaints.  There are several studies finding that rash diagnosis by telemedicine is just about as good as an in-person evaluation.  Another recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Dermatology shows that medical providers evaluating […]

Thanksgiving: Stuffed or Sick? – Foodborne Illness

Fall Harvest Basket

Take a look outside your window – what do you see? In most parts of the United States, you’ll find brilliant colored leaves turning brown on trees that are shedding them to the ground for the preparation of colder weather. You might see an abundance of pumpkins or scarecrows. Sweaters. Boots. Time to cozy up. […]

Feeling Under the Weather? Get Care Now.

Sick Teddy Bear

Our bodies are made to function like well-oiled machines, a thousand cogs and sprockets turning together in harmony to make us walk, talk, breathe, and live our lives to the fullest. Sometimes the machine can have a tick in its internal workings, however, and that slows it down or causes it to malfunction in a […]

Flu Symptoms? How Online Medical Care Can Help.

SickMan

Winter is coming Every year from October through April, we see a rise in infectious diseases from the common cold to flu symptoms to pneumonia.  Hopefully you either have or are planning to get your flu vaccinations soon.  Getting the flu is a significant contributor to lost time, productivity, and health.  The flu vaccine is […]

Concussion in Adults – Can it be Diagnosed by Video?

Concussion Head Injury Man on Ground

Let’s say you are playing a game when a fellow player accidentally trips you.  You fall backwards striking your head on the ground.  First a “Thud!”, followed by a quick flash of darkness, kind of like when the electricity flickers out in your house.  This is followed by a few visual “sparkles”.  Within seconds the […]