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3 Reasons to Try Telehealth in 2022

Posted by The Urgency Room on April 26, 2022 06:05 PM
As medical and communication technologies continue to evolve, as do opportunities for patients seeking options for online care. These opportunities include safe diagnoses and convenient treatment plans as well as one-on-one time with medical experts...Read More

Do I Have to Make an Appointment to Know My Child Has Strep Throat?

Posted by The Urgency Room on January 21, 2022 04:28 PM
Do I Have to See a Doctor In-Person to Know if My Child Has Strep Throat?As 2022 begins, the world of immediate healthcare continues to face challenges that are unlike anything before experienced by the medical community. What’s more, between COVID-1...Read More

COVID Testing: Two Types of Rapid Tests

Posted by The Urgency Room on January 14, 2022 08:52 PM
Molecular TestingAntigen TestingThere are 2 common types of viral tests: molecular and antigen. Molecular tests are the most sensitive, as they look for the viral DNA, whereas antigen tests look for surface markers of the virus. Our ID NOW test is an...Read More

Understanding COVID Testing at The Urgency Room

Posted by The Urgency Room on December 08, 2021 07:37 PM
We understand there are a lot of options available for COVID testing.  Here's a little information to help you understand what you'll find at The Urgency Room: Read More

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

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