Category Archives: Urgent Care

Local Solutions to Local Problems: The Benefits of Telemedicine for Urgent Care Visits in Rural Colorado

Rural Colorado Post and Mountains

The State of Colorado has been working hard to increase access to healthcare for every person regardless of race, socioeconomic status, age, and citizenship. One demographic that still needs focus is the residents of rural Colorado. There is work to be done so that healthcare equality is achieved with this group. Local Problems There are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Flu Season is Coming. Vaccination Recommendations

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We are rapidly approaching the beginning of our annual influenza(flu) season which typically runs October through May.  Getting the flu vaccine has been shown to be the best preventative measure to take in order to minimize the negative effects, complications, and deaths from influenza. There has been a yearly ongoing urban legend debate about the […]

Head Lice – Itchy Just Thinking About It

Head Lice

While head lice, also called pediculosis capitis, is not necessarily dangerous to us, there is some physical discomfort associated with having these little parasites on us and there is a significant amount of social stigma associated with having an infestation.

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 […]

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 […]