Category: Monthly Medical Minute

A Patient’s Story: Timely virtual care and follow up care avoided a trip to the ER

One patient turned to UCM for care when experiencing a severe UTI while traveling on a holiday weekend, avoiding a trip to the ER. Leigh, an active and healthy 80-year-old, recently took a trip to visit her daughter’s family for the week between Christmas and the New Year’s holiday. Leigh has both of her COVID […]

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A Patient’s Story: Dealing with Diabetes

Diabetes affects all aspects of someone’s life – something Sally knows all too well. She just celebrated turning 50 with family and friends, but her initial diagnosis came when she was just 12 years old. It hasn’t been an easy road to wellness for Sally, but she knows keeping a careful eye on her symptoms […]

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Benefits of using images and video during a virtual consult

How a photo helps tell the full story of a medical issue and why it’s so helpful during a virtual consult There’s an old adage that says, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” That’s especially true when it comes to a virtual visit with a medical provider. At UCM Digital Health, patients have the […]

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Medical Minute: Benefits of using images and video during a virtual consult

How a photo helps tell the full story of a medical issue and why it’s so helpful during a virtual consult There’s an old adage that says, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” That’s especially true when it comes to a virtual visit with a medical provider. At UCM Digital Health, patients have the […]

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Medical Minute: Emerging from COVID-19

UCM’s Virtual ER is here to help you navigate through all things COVID-19 A virtual consultation with an emergency medical provider means you get the right care, at the right time, at the right place. What a few months it has been — the novel coronavirus changed so many things about the way we live, […]

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Medical Minute: Coronavirus

UCM’s Virtual ER can help answer your Coronavirus questions and concerns UCM Digital Health and the Coronavirus: How we can help Health officials recommend the use of virtual healthcare as cases of the flu and coronavirus affect patients. Our emergency medical team provides emergency medicine triage by leveraging telehealth technology. We are directly connected to the […]

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Medical Minute: Dealing with the Flu

When the flu hits, identifying symptoms right away is key — and UCM’s Virtual ER can help Call UCM’s Virtual ER the moment you feel flu-like symptoms— it could save you a trip to the emergency room! A PATIENT’S STORY: Asthma and the flu, a complicated combo James, a 23-year-old known asthmatic, called UCM Virtual […]

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

… until someone ends up in the ER! The holiday season is one of joy, celebration, and giving – truly the most wonderful time of the year. That is, until some aspect of your celebration goes wrong and you end up in the Emergency Room! According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, ER visits […]

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Medical Minute: Meningitis

A patient called with a headache — and within minutes, our medical provider recognized the symptoms of a very serious medical issue. WHEN THE ‘WORST HEADACHE EVER’ MEANS SO MUCH MORE A 36-year-old female called into United Concierge Medicine, concerned about a headache that suddenly started the prior day and progressively worsened overnight. She had two […]

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Medical Minute: Identifying Gallbladder Issues

Helping a patient navigate a serious medical issue without a trip to the emergency room HAVING A VIRTUAL ER ON CALL HELPED A PATIENT NAVIGATE A POTENTIALLY SERIOUS MEDICAL ISSUE WITHOUT A TRIP TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM Barb had a busy day ahead, traveling her territory as a pharmaceutical representative. However, her stomach was bothering […]

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