SOURCE: OnSite Medical Access

May 01, 2008 11:24 ET

"New Concierge Medicine" by OnSite Medical Access

They Bring the Doctor to You

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - May 1, 2008) - Emergency room physicians Chris Lang, MD and Neal Sikka, MD wanted to start a medical care on-site program that offers the best in customer service, convenience, the ability to provide a multitude of medical care options and a partnership with a major medical institution, the George Washington University Hospital. This concierge medicine service is GW OnSite Access.

OnSite Medical Access is a physician house call program. The program provides prompt medical access in the comfort of your home, place of employment, hotel or wherever you may be, 24 hours a day/7 days a week. They are board certified emergency room doctors, physician assistants and nurses that are affiliated with George Washington University Hospital. This is a health care option for people who need urgent medical attention but prefer to be seen at their convenience.

How it Works:

--  24/7 call center/answering service
--  On-call provider paged
--  Response time: direct patch to on call provider
--  Real-time interface of patient with physician
--  Determination if appropriate for on-site care or need referral to
    specialist/ER
--  On-site within the hour of call
    

Exclusive emergency medicine trained physicians evaluate, diagnose and treat a wide range of illnesses and injuries for adults and children:

--  Urgent care: URI, Bronchitis, Sinusitis, Ear Infections, Flu,
    Infections, Viral Syndrome, Migraine, Urinary Tract Infections, Orthopedic
    injuries
--  Routine/Referrals:  Labs draws, Executive Health, Ophthalmology,
    Orthopedics, Cardiology, Dermatology
--  Emergent Referrals:  GW Emergency Department
    

With the average cost of an emergency room visit being at least two times more than the average house call and the average wait time over six hours, OnSite Medical Access has been the first choice for travelers, employers and families many times over.

For additional information on OnSite Medical Access please visit www.gwonsite.com.

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