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Mobile Medical Service Brings Healthcare to your Doorstep

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – A mobile medical service is taking off in the Richmond metro.

DispatchHealth is unlike other on-demand service in our area. If you’re having a medical emergency, you can reach trained professionals by simply requesting a visit from an app.

When you’re hurt, who likes sitting in a waiting room if you really don’t have to? That’s why this company says it can do the same job from your living room.

They’re packed up and ready to hit the road. This isn’t a ride-sharing service, but the concept is similar. It’s an on-demand medical service.

A medical technician drives the car and there’s a physician assistant or nurse practitioner in the passenger seat.

“Your typical unnecessary ER visit is centered around nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, small cuts, UTI symptoms. Those are tailor made for us,” said Jonathan Hand. That’s why Hand says the company DispatchHealth was started. Read the full article.