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 […]

The Real Value of Seeing a Doctor

Doctor in lab coat with stethoscope

Think back to the last time you decided to go to the doctor for an acute illness. You probably debated whether your symptoms were severe enough, would the doctor actually do anything, and would it be better to wait it out? As you considered your decision making process, what was the value you were seeking […]

Online prescription refills: When is it okay to do?

Prescription slider image

Seeking out the prescribing power of an online medical provider to refill a prescription does not make up a large portion of telemedicine visits, but it is also not a rare occurrence.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 50% of us are on at least one prescribed medication, 23% take three or more, […]

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 […]

Rural Emergency Department Telemedicine Shortens Time in ER for Patients

A recent study from the University of Iowa, published in Telemedicine and e-Health concluded that the use of telemedicine in rural emergency department decreased the “door-to-provider” time and the overall time spent in the ER for patients that required transfer to another hospital.  The study was conducted at Critical Access Hospitals which are rural location […]

Remedies and Risks for the Flu

On Couch Under Blanket Sick

So you got the influenza(flu) vaccine and you still got the flu!  You are not alone.  Millions of your fellow Americans are dealing with variations of fever, chills, headaches, runny nose, cough, and muscle aches.  Right now we are seeing a significant rise in a version of the influenza virus called H3N2.  The vaccine 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 […]

Telemedicine’s Impact on Workers’ Comp | Article Aware

Care on Location Logo News and Reviewed

Related to Care on Location providing affordable access to care from small businesses throughout the state of Colorado, a recent survey suggests that Workers’ Compensation professionals also foresee and increased role of telemedicine in containing the rising cost of medical care for employers. The Centers for Disease Control has suggested in prior publications that each employer loses […]