Centura Health, DispatchHealth bringing on-demand house calls to Denver metro area

Dispatch Health

Centura Health and DispatchHealth are teaming-up to deliver convenient acute care and primary care extension in the comfort of a consumer’s home, at work or in the location of need. The two companies are pioneering mobile health care to provide coordinated and expanded health care services in the Denver metro area.

Under the deal, DispatchHealth is joining Centura Health’s high-performing network, Colorado Health Neighborhoods (CHN), and its board-certified ER providers will be an extension of CHN’s team approach to evidence-based medicine and best practices.

“DispatchHealth was designed to promote access to care, improve the patient experience and decrease the overall cost of care,” said Dr. Mark Prather, CEO, DispatchHealth. “Our solution delivers ER trained providers to the bedside with the ability to perform laboratory testing, administer medications such as IV antibiotics, and perform procedures such as suturing. The solution has multiple applications for hospital systems, including population management, service line enhancements and cost-effective delivery of acute care for at-risk populations.”

DispatchHealth features an integrated, high touch triage and care delivery solution utilizing the power of technology, convenience and service to treat acute conditions.DispatchHealth — which has raised $3.6 million seed round this August — features an integrated, high touch triage and care delivery solution utilizing the power of technology, convenience and service to treat acute conditions. Common ailments treated include urinary tract infections, dehydration, minor fractures, asthma, constipation, nosebleeds, nausea/vomiting, lacerations and more.

The company will launch a consumer facing mobile app in November, expanding its consumer options to request on-demand care via the phone, website or mobile app meeting the consumer where they are. DispatchHealth services are available from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., 7 days a week, including holidays.