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What the Telehealth Revolution Means for the Future of Healthcare

Posted by The Urgency Room on September 27, 2021 06:09 PM
A healthcare appointment? Ah, yes, time to schedule a half-day off of work, or possibly even the whole day. Better make different plans with the babysitter, get groceries the day before, make sure the car is filled with gas. After all, you don’t know...Read More

Be Careful of These 7 Telehealth Myths

Posted by The Urgency Room on August 31, 2021 07:20 PM
Virtual medical visit options have been around for several years, yet the general knowledge of this alternative is still filled with misinformation. Perhaps this is because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rush of patients who may otherwise have visi...Read More

When Should I Use Online Care and When Should I Visit in Person?

Posted by BeckyLeagjeld on July 14, 2021 06:56 PM
The number of patients opting for online or  virtual care seems to have skyrocketed in recent years. This, of course, is in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But it also may be due to the fact that digital technology is becoming more accessible...Read More

Laboratories Working Above and Beyond During the Pandemic

Posted by The Urgency Room on April 22, 2021 01:46 PM
Laboratories Working Above and Beyond During the PandemicThe Covid-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented changes in healthcare resources, both on the frontline and behind the scenes. If you think about it, Covid-19 has uniquely been one of the mo...Read More

How to Tell Whether You Have a Sprain or a Broken Bone

Posted by The Urgency Room on March 12, 2021 10:08 PM
Whether you stumble on a loose rug, the dog runs out from under you, or you trip while on a run, accidents in unpredictable yet simple ways. It’s important to understand when an injury crosses that threshold from semi-serious to very serious. For the...Read More

When Should I Visit a Doctor About My Chest Pains?

Posted by The Urgency Room on March 03, 2021 08:51 PM
Chest pains can be a sign of a serious, life-threatening medical condition. If you or a loved one are experiencing severe chest pain, call 911 immediately for medical attention. While chest pains aren’t always life-threatening, they are never so...Read More

How Do I Know If I'm Dehydrated?

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 08, 2021 10:31 PM
Water is crucial for our bodies. Roughly 75% of our weight is water, making it vital for our health and well-being. When our body loses more fluid than is being taken in, dehydration can occur, causing our bodies to function improperly. Even when you...Read More

Testing for COVID-19 Variants

Posted by The Urgency Room on January 19, 2021 09:26 PM
You may have read or heard that there are new variants of the COVID-19 virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the new variant of the virus found in the United Kingdom has also been found in several countries aro...Read More

How to Prevent Slip-and-Fall Injuries During Winter Months

Posted by The Urgency Room on December 22, 2020 11:39 PM
When the winter season hits, the inevitable snow and ice accumulation is usually close behind (if it doesn’t come first!). While at times beautiful and serene, winter weather can be hazardous. Many of us have either witnessed or experienced a painful...Read More

A Guide to Staying Safe for the Holidays

Posted by The Urgency Room on November 30, 2020 11:51 PM
This year has been unorthodox in the way we celebrate with our families for special events. During the holiday season, you may find yourself wondering whether it’s safe to spend time with your family and loved ones. Many of us typically travel during...Read More