SF Bay Area Direct Urgent Care Announces Mobile Urgent Care, House/Office Calls, and Virtual Visits

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Direct Urgent Care Announces Digital Healthcare Services. 3 Ways to Access Care: Clinics, Mobile Urgent Care, and Virtual Visits.

Your Choice, Your Care: 3 Ways to Access Urgent Care Services

“We aim to lead the digitization of healthcare with new services that remove barriers to care,” says Caesar Djavaherian, MD, Founder and Medical Director of Direct Urgent Care.

Direct Urgent Care San Francisco based, Direct Urgent Care announces Mobile Urgent Care and Virtual Visits, two online services connecting patients with Direct Urgent Care providers in the comfort of their own home/office and online. The services, available on http://www.directurgentcare.com, are part of a new program, Your Care, Your Choice, where consumers can choose how they access care - either through 4 Bay Area walk-in locations, Mobile Urgent Care visits to the home or office, or Virtual Visits Online. These latest offerings represent the company’s commitment to innovating access to care, providing convenience, and exceptional patient experience.

“We aim to lead the digitization of healthcare with new services that remove barriers to care,” says Caesar Djavaherian, MD, Founder and Medical Director of Direct Urgent Care. “Our clinicians are committed to helping people feel better faster in a timely and convenient fashion, and now the quality care and friendly service we’re known for is available through mobile house calls and virtual online visits.”

Mobile Urgent Care or Mobile Home/Office Calls brings urgent care services directly to patients, in the comfort of their home or office featuring the Direct Urgent Care’s team of board certified, Emergency Medicine-trained providers. Mobile house/office calls are perfect for urgent care conditions such as UTIs, allergies/allergic reactions, flu-like symptoms, sprains and cuts, or work related illness and injuries. Available on Direct Urgent Care’s website, mobile house calls are ideal for parents with small children, elderly patients, or simply when patients want to avoid long ER wait times and exposure to other sick people.

Virtual Visits provide a convenient way to access care without a trip to the clinic, doctor’s office or Emergency Room. Patients can see and speak with our providers remotely through a secure, live video-conference using their mobile device. The service can be used for a variety of patient follow-up needs, including recently discharged patients with a high risk of re-admission. This service can also be utilized for many types of routine follow up appointments, allowing our clinicians to visually examine patients, exchange information, and issue prescriptions quickly and conveniently.

“We strive to innovate new technologies that improve the way we deliver care and delight patients.” said Scott Cheeseman, CEO of Direct Urgent Care. “With Digital Urgent Care and Virtual Visits, our patients choose how they will access care and from what location is most convenient to receive that care. These services – along with the entire program of services available through Your Care, Your Choice – greatly improves communication between clinicians, patients and caregivers in a dependable, seamless way.”

All patient information and virtual visits with a doctor are private, secure and HIPAA compliant. For more information, please visit the Direct Urgent Care website for our full privacy disclosures.

The Your Choice, Your Care program of services was developed by Direct Urgent Care to deliver both clinician and consumer-facing solutions that enhance healthcare delivery and patient experience. It extends our clinical-care expertise and friendly patient experience beyond the brick-and-mortar clinics and into people’s homes, offices and online.

About Direct Urgent Care
Direct Urgent Care was born from a vision that people deserved more accessible, efficient, service-oriented healthcare options. Founders Dr. Caesar Djavaherian and Dr. Seth Kaufman, are board certified ER physicians, launched Direct Urgent Care with the vision to emphasize provider-patient engagement and provide an exceptional patient experience. In 2013, Direct Urgent Care opened their first location in Berkeley, and it’s success quickly spread in 2015-16 to 3 additional locations in Oakland, San Francisco, and Mountain View.

Today, Direct Urgent Care has 4 Bay Area locations with plans to open 4 additional locations in 2017. The company features Your Care, Your Choice, offering patients the ability to choose how they access care: clinics, mobile urgent care, or virtual visits.

For more information, visit http://www.directurgentcare.com/#welcome or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

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