The doctor is in 24/7: The benefits of local, hybrid health care
When you think about businesses that provide 24/7 service, what comes to mind? Most people would say something like fast-food chains or gas stations. Wouldn’t it be great to get a question answered in the middle of the night and then be seen by a local provider the next day if you need it?
Booking an appointment with your primary care physician or making an emergency room visit for common non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries can be time-consuming, expensive and downright hard to schedule if symptoms arise in the middle of the night or you’re away from home. But if you’re not feeling well or hurt, the last thing you probably want to do is venture out and put your health, as well as the health of other people, at risk.
Luckily, the adoption of telemedicine has exploded since the beginning of the pandemic, allowing patients to meet with a local physician through a secure video-conferencing platform on a mobile device or desktop computer. Access to this type of health care allows physicians to assist all patients, day or night from anywhere in the world with things such as:
- Cold and flu symptoms
- Minor burns and cuts
- Ear and eye infections
- Respiratory infections
- Sore throats
- And more!
At PhysicianOne Urgent Care, we have taken this a step further, offering our patients access to reliable healthcare 24/7, with the option to follow up with a provider in person as needed, allowing patients to schedule an appointment from locations that work best for them such as:
- The office
- On vacation
Telehealth and in-person care do not need to be either-or. Offering local, hybrid health care in areas where it is not easily accessible is the next level of on-demand health care and is central to supporting the health and wellness of all patients.
Whatever your needs may be, our team at PhysicianOne Urgent care has your back, day or night, in-person or virtual. We specialize in helping you get the care you need when you need it most through an experience that is quicker and more cost-effective than the traditional emergency room. You aren’t just any patient – you’re our patient.