What’s the Difference Between the ER and Urgent Care?

I should just start by saying if you think you need to go to the ER, please go- do not read articles on the internet to determine whether or not you should go to the emergency room. This is just for informational purposes. In a perfect world, you would not need to go to the … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between the ER and Urgent Care?

How to Find your Medical Records

Where in the world is your medical records? I know it can seem overwhelming and you're not sure where to start, but that's why you have me! There are going to be times when you'll be asked certain questions regarding your health history that requires you to do some digging and search for prior medical … Continue reading How to Find your Medical Records

Health Insurance Referrals, Orders & Authorizations

Your primary doctor may refer you to see a specialist for conditions that require more detailed attention and in depth follow up. Referrals are required by some insurance plans every time you see any doctor outside of your primary care specialist (PCP). A referral is an insurance authorization that is stating your primary doctor is … Continue reading Health Insurance Referrals, Orders & Authorizations

What is Telemedicine & Virtual Health?

Healthcare is always innovating new technologies to provide better overall patient care and experiences. New programs and development can seem like more of a hassle than it is helpful at times. There are plenty of providers out there that are as uncomfortable with new technology as their patients are, it doesn’t come natural to everyone … Continue reading What is Telemedicine & Virtual Health?

Bridging the Gap in Healthcare: Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants

Offices have various people that are involved in providing treatment and care to patients on a daily basis. Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistants (PA) have stepped in to fill the gaps in a busy office. I don’t know about you, but when I’m sick I don’t really care who sees or treats me as … Continue reading Bridging the Gap in Healthcare: Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants