Bring the doctor to you with ExpressCare Virtual

April 6, 2023 Providence News Team

Connect with a healthcare provider from the comfort of your own home.

Ever “Facetimed”? Would you be willing to do it with a health care provider (via secure technology) if you needed immediate medical care for a non-life threatening condition?

Providence ExpressCare Virtual brings the doctor to you.

From your smartphone, tablet or computer, you can connect with a board-certified health care provider in minutes. Patients are connected with doctors and nurse practitioners through face-to-face secure video technology. It’s a quick and easy way to seeking a diagnosis or treatment for minor medical concerns.

It’s open seven days a week, 8 a.m. to midnight. No appointments are needed. The average wait time to see a provider is less than five minutes. And the average appointment lasts about 10 minutes.

“I can’t even get dressed and in my car in that amount of time, especially if I am not feeling well. The convenience and easy access of ExpressCare Virtual is paramount,” said Dr. Todd Czartoski, Medical Director of Telehealth at Providence. “Now patients have the ability to see a provider from anyplace and anywhere without having to make an appointment with their doctor or drive to the emergency room.”

Providers can make diagnoses, recommend treatments and write prescriptions for common conditions. Providers average 4.8 stars out of 5. Nearly 99 percent of those who use the program have their concerns addressed, and those who don’t are not charged.

Download the app if you’re on a mobile device, or create an account for free on your laptop. Signing up for Health eXpress is free. Visits are $79 or less – and many insurance plans are accepted (see here for a complete list). If you’re not using insurance, the $39 fee is payable by credit card before your visit.

For more information about ExpressCare Virtual, see our Frequently Asked Questions.

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