Category Archives: Telehealth

The Summertime Sunburn

Male Sunburn Front - By QuinnHK at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by Tomas_er using CommonsHelper., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7165488

Care Connection:  Sunburn Feel the burn?  Summertime is a great time to be outdoors.  But while the sun is warm and enjoyable to be in, not preparing for it’s effects can lead to short-term pain and increase your risk of long-term problems. So, whether you are hiking, biking, swimming, or just relaxing, protecting yourself from […]

Care on Location at the Denver Small Business Expo

Denver Small Business Expo

Care on Location was represented at the Denver Small Business Expo to both learn from others and to educate about the benefits of using telemedicine as a cost-saving employee benefit.  To learn a bit more about how telemedicine may be able to benefit your small business, read below The Cost of Employee Illness and Injury When […]

Medicaid in Colorado Covers Telemedicine

Health First Colorado - Colorado's Medicaid Program

Colorado had about 1.3 million residents enrolled in Medicaid at the end of 2016.  Medicaid in Colorado covers about 1 in 7 adults younger than 65 years old, 2 in 5 children, 3 in 5 nursing home resident, and 2 in 5 of people with disabilities.  Additionally, Colorado has about 25% of its population living […]

Pros and Cons of Urgent Care Video Visits

Urgent care video visit telemedicine

Everything has it’s pros and cons, right?  Urgent Care video visits (telemedicine) is no different.  Take a look at this list to help you understand where you may benefit and where problems may arise. Pros of Urgent Care Video Visits (Telemedicine) Cost – If you have not gone to the emergency room ever in your […]

Care on Location is Joining Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation

Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation building Health Tech Innovation

Care on Location is proud to announce that it will be joining the Catalyst HTI community in 2018.  Catalyst will be a rare gem of healthcare innovation and collaboration where established health and wellness companies like Kaiser, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Osteopathic Association will be housed under a single roof with 50+ start-up healthcare […]

Head Bonks in Kids: When to get a CT

Head Injury in Kids

Head Bonks – A Summertime Scenario As we roll into the warmer days of the year, children are out and about everywhere.  Whether playing baseball, soccer, riding bikes, jumping on the trampoline, or just goofing around, summertime is the time of increased injuries and along with that goes head injuries.  While I am not going […]

Where to go for minor care: a healthcare costs issue

Money being exchanged for health care

Our murky knowledge of healthcare costs Healthcare costs are outrageous and opaque.  Healthcare does not follow the patterns of your standard consumer product.  There are so many layers and so many veils covering up the true cost of care that I would bet most of the time, not even those providing the care know how much […]

Can’t Take the Pressure? Sinus Infection or Sinus Inflammation?

Statue with headache/sinus infection representing person about to be seen for urgent care telemedicine visit.

Springtime brings out the flowers, the pollinating trees, and the usually happy to see you pets being walked around our neighborhoods.  But for many of you this time of year, you feel like you are under water, or your eyes are going to pop out of your head, your upper teeth might explode, or your head if […]

Telemedicine video visits are covered in Colorado

Patient on iPad with Doctor getting online telemedicine care

Colorado is a telehealth friendly state.  On January 1, 2017 a Colorado Telehealth law went into effect that requires health insurance carriers to cover health care services delivered to their members via telemedicine technologies on par with that same level of care delivered by an in-person visit.  A revision of that law was signed by Governor […]

Healthcare access and cost issues addressed by telemedicine

Telehealth and telemedicine report on desk with stethoscope. Report may address healthcare access and cost issues.

Telemedicine Addresses Healthcare Access and Cost Most will agree that our health system needs a little help.  Healthcare access can be very limited in some areas.  Additionally,  the medical care available in those areas may not meet what would be considered minimum standards.  On the other side of the coin are areas that have abundant […]